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Urinary Tract Infections Being Recurrent

As the name suggests, urinary tract infections groups the infections of the urinary tract as one,which includes kidneys,ureters, urinary bladder and urethra A good number of uti comprises of urinary bladder and urethra(lower tract UTI) ,of which,an infection pertaining to the bladder might be irksome and painful.however,if the infection is marked in kidneys and ureters,it tends to be more chronic.women are at a greater risk of developing UTIs owing to a shorter urethra,data signifying over 50 percent of women experiences at least one UTI!Lets concur to the fact that UTIS are upsetting,problematic and also common,the symptoms such as urinary continence and that persistent urge to urinate can be troublesome-UTI’s being recurrent.

Sign And Symptoms

Some of the signs and symptoms concerning UTIs are the following:-

A cloudy urine accompanied by a burning sensation while passing the same, a consistent and intense sense to urinate,but only able to pass it in small amounts frequently, bloody urine that is distinct by red or pale brown colour, in women,it may present a pelvic pain concentrated around the area of pubis.

Ayurveda And UTI

Ayurveda adopts a traditional,holistic approach towards any disorders,ayurveda mull over the tridosas that administer our body viz vata pitta and kapha,the normal status of the former connotes a healthy body while an imbalance signifies a disease,ayurveda places its faith in uprooting the diseases as a whole rather than treating to superficial symptoms.

Ayurveda classifies all the disorders pertaining to urine under a broad classification known as ‘mutrakricha’ which lodges all the diseases related to urine and it’s pathway.

Let's beat the odds of contracting any UTI by simply following certain home remedies.

Vitamin C Tablets

Vitamin c has been our saviour against bacterial infections and hence food enriched with the same should be consumed in order to combat the infection. The ascorbic acid component present is beneficial in lowering the pH of urine thereby preventing the spread of bacteria .Citrus fruits,bananas etc forms a major reservoir of vitamin c and can be taken.

Water Water Everywhere

Water is the best solvent favourable for eliminating the bacteria off the tract,deemed as the best remedy available.Water quantity to be consumed depends owing to the accommodation capacity of the individuals,

Hence it is advised to take in plenty of water and meet the fluid needs of the body.


According to ayurveda ,a proper diet and a healthy regimen leaves no diseases unturned, considering urinary tract infections- a light,free of meat,excess oil and spices is prescribed,tea and coffee should be limited,intermittent fasting might prove beneficial and overeating should be disregarded,evening meals should be consumed prior to sunset

Fruits And Vegetables

Lets make good use of those watery fruits and vegetables available next to us, such as onions,green leafy vegetables,broccoli etc which makes the urine acidic inhibiting bacterial growth.

Turmeric To The Rescue

Turmeric finds the top shelf amongst the most natural herbal medicine that’s been exploited by our households,it might be no wonder that this yellow gold can be an effective antibacterial agent that fights the bacteria and renders the tract infection-free!


Beneficial microbes that can be taken through supplements or food itself which enhances the bacterial flora and fauna of the gut. This upgrades the system functions of the body from digestion to an enhanced immune system.sources of the same such as milk,dairy products,dried fruits can be consumed.

Unsweetened Cranberry Juice

Unsweetened cranberry juice has been proved to be effectual as a natural remedy that kept UTI at bay.their mode of action lies in the prevention of bacteria from staying in the urinary tract.studies show that cranberry consumption lowered the number of utis occurring in a year,however you may watch out for the sweetened commercial brands that negates the effect of the former.

Herbal Green Tea

Herbal tea is loaded with antibacterial properties that treat the body right,it is usually prepared with green indian herbs ,contemporary studies have proved negative on the e coli bacteria present in the urine.However ,overconsumption might be detrimental to the body.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil’s antibacterial property is employed in order to clean the urethral opening which can also be harmonious to the mind. A 5-10 drops of tea tree oil can be administered.


Buttermilk stands out as an age-old tradition in indian households,and renders multiple enhancing values to the body,cold buttermilk helps in lowering the temperature of the stomach thereby inhibiting the bacterial infection,this effect can be enhanced by adding a dash of cumin or mint.

Fruit Smoothie

Diets pave a long way as far as any disorder is concerned,a proper nutrition along with a rectified lifestyle could ward off many disorders,hence a healthy and nutritious blend of food items like lettuce,cereals,oats,carrots etc could be contained within the diet.They prevent the bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract clearing it free from infections.

Practicing Yoga

Managing UTIs through yoga intends to reinstate the minimal energy of the urinary tract,aims in uprooting the fundamental cause where infections can no longer persist.

Yoga postures like surya namaskara, pranayama,shat kriyas,mudras and bandhas are to be practised in a comfortable position.

Other Lifestyle Changes

Urinating before and after sexual intercourse,voiding of urine without holding it back,maintaining proper hygiene of genital area,exercises in order to impoverish the pelvic muscles,wear loose fitting clothes,including green herbs such as coriander,cinnamon and turmeric in the diet,restricting cold food and drinks etc might boost the performance of urinary tract and avoid recurrence of urinary tract infections.

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