UTI – Urinary Tract Infection
2 Questions that you need to regularly ask yourself -:
Q.1 Are you urinating more often than normal?
Q.2 Does it hurt when you urinate?
If the answer is yes…beware!! You are infected with UTI….Check the information below and save yourself from UTI.
What is UTI
The urinary tract consists of the kidneys, ureters (which connect the kidneys and the bladder), bladder, and urethra. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can occur in any part of the urinary tract. Most UTIs are caused by bacteria. They can also be caused by fungi or viruses.
- A burning feeling when you urinate
- A frequent or intense urge to urinate, even though little comes out when you do
- Pain or pressure in your back or lower abdomen
- Cloudy, dark, bloody, or strange-smelling urine
- Feeling tired or shaky
- Fever or chills (a sign the infection may have reached your kidneys)
- Increase your fluid intake.
- Sip cranberry juice or take cranberry supplements.
- Load up on vitamin C.
- Blast bad bacteria with good bacteria. Yogurt contains probiotics, which is the good bacteria that helps to keep bad bacteria that can cause UTIs at bay.
- Soothe the pain with heat.
- Ban the burn with baking soda.
- Cut out irritants, Avoid things like caffeine, alcohol, spicy food, nicotine, carbonated drinks, and artificial sweeteners
- Go ahead and empty your bladder again.
- Use herbal remedies
- Drink coconut water once in a day.