Urinary tract infection (or UTI) is the second most common infection people receive each year after respiratory infection. The statistical figures in the U.S. are somewhere between 8-10 million Americans, most of which are women. In fact, further statistics show that a urinary tract infection will actually affect half of all women at some point during their lifetime and results in more than 8 million visits to the doctor each year. If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection before, you will definitely know the symptoms. It starts out with a frequent need to visit the toilet. The worst part is of course the terrible burning sensation you get in your bladder or urethra.
The biggest problem with a urinary tract infection is most people go straight to their doctor and are given antibiotics to treat it. Natural remedies for Urinary Tract Infection really do work a treat and should be your first method of choice. As with all natural treatments and home remedies though, you must be very diligent and consistent with them and you will get the desired results.
If you do follow these two natural remedies for UTI, you will not only get rid of your urinary tract infection very quickly, you will get rid of it for good and never have to put up with another one again!
Baking Soda Urinary Tract Infection Treatment
Baking soda prevents bacteria to spread, for it creates an alkaline environment in the body.
Try the following treatment: add a teaspoon of baking soda to one cup of water and drink it once a day. Take care not to add too much baking soda.
Apple cider vinegar UTI treatment
Acetic acid in apple cider vinegar has the ability to foster the growth of beneficial bacteria and to kill “bad” bacteria at the same time. Moreover, apple cider vinegar contains important enzymes, rich minerals, and nutrients such as potassium that prevent the bacteria that cause UTIs from multiplying or growing.
Organic apple cider vinegar
Add 2-3 tablespoons of organic apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. Add raw honey for a better taste. Drink this drink twice or thrice a day.