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Urinary Tract Infection – Symptoms, Causes and Home Remedies

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Urinary tract infection is also known as acute cystitis or bladder infection. It is an infection that distresses part of the urinary tract effecting moreover on kidneys, uterus and bladder.

The urinary tract consists of:

   o Kidneys

   o Uterus

   o Bladder

   o Urethra

  • Women are more prone to this infection

Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms:

  • Constant urge to urinate, although the urine passed is minimal
  • Pungent smell in urine
  • Burning sensation while urinating
  • If untreated, it can affect the kidneys and lead to:

   o Fever

   o Nausea

   o Vomiting

Urinary Tract Infection Causes:

  • Having multiple sexual partners
  • During intercourse, the penis can push the bacteria from the vagina into the urethra
  • Holding urine for too long weakens the bladder. A weak bladder is unable to empty all the urine at one go causing infection

Natural Home Remedy Using Coriander Powder:

  1. Take 1 cup of hot water
  2. Add 2 tsp coriander powder
  3. Mix well
  4. Drink twice a day

Natural Home Remedy Using Spinach Leaves and Carrots:

  1. Chop a handful of spinach leaves
  2. Take 1 bowl of sliced carrots
  3. Add both to about ½ L water
  4. Boil for 15-20 min
  5. Strain the water and crush the vegetables
  6. Extract juice of vegetables to make soup
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste
  8. Drink the soup 2 times a day

Tips:

  • Drink 8-10 glasses of water every day as it helps flush toxins from the body
  • Drink cranberry juice as it helps contain bacterial growth and is effective in curing this infection

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