Urinary tract infection home remedies should be used to help fight the UTI and help relieve some of the symptoms. But to avoid seeing a doctor when an infection is present can result in the progression of the infection and more serious problems. For instance, a UTI that’s centered in the urethra might be uncomfortable, and may even feel better after drinking cranberry juice or using other remedies. But if the infection remains, it can get worse and spread to the kidneys, which is usually a more serious infection that can much more easily spread body-wide if not treated.
Some of the most common remedies include drinking natural cranberry juice and wearing loose clothing or skipping underwear altogether. Tight underwear and tight pants can hold moisture and bacteria against the body, resulting in that bacteria getting into the urinary tract and causing an infection. It’s most likely that someone with a UTI will be more uncomfortable in loose clothing for a couple of reasons.
Because pain is often a symptom, both in burning during and after urination and in the form of pubic and back aches, tight clothing can irritate both of those problems. Underwear with cotton that breathes is best, even if there is no infection. This can often reduce the risk of an infection in the first place.
Holistic methods of fighting a UTI include things like reflexology, aromatherapy and Assemblage Point healing. While these can help relieve symptoms and may even stimulate the body’s immune system to make it easier to fight the UTI, you shouldn’t rely on these methods alone. An infection that isn’t properly treated and gotten rid of can be a serious health issue, particularly if it continues to spread. So use a combination of home remedies for symptom relief and medical intervention to clear up a UTI.