Urinary tract infections are very common in women. Such bacterial (Gut bacteria / E. Coli bacteria) infection may happen in any part of the urinary system, including the Kidneys. In the beginning, the infection could be unnoticeable, but it can grow rapidly inside the urinary system. It can affect the kidneys and can create criticalities. This could be very severe and in some cases irreparable. So, such infections should be treated as early as possible when you start noticing the early symptoms.
a. You may feel pain or burning during urination or pain in the lower abdomen
b. Urinate more often than normal and have a feeling of urgency
c. Blood or pus in the urine or foul-smelling urine
d. Nausea or vomiting
e. In some cases (Mainly for infants or children), you may also have a fever with other symptoms
If you have such symptoms, you should consult with a proper urologist and you should perform A routine urine culture test to understand the volume of germs (microorganisms like bacteria) present in the urine. You should also start taking necessary medicines to control the germs. You should also tell your doctor about the other medicines you consume so that he/she may suggest you better medicines to safeguard your kidneys.
But there is a chance for recurrence of such infection in the long term. So you should take some preventive measures like-
a. maintaining personal hygiene.
b. Make sure that your surroundings are clean and sanitized.
c. Always properly clean the urination chamber after you urinate to ensure safety for other family members.
d. Wear airy or comfortable clothes that allow easy ventilation.
e. Follow daily exercises to have an active and healthy lifecycle.
f. Maintain a healthy diet and try to consume nutritiously and reach food items.
a. Drink a lot of fluids like herbal teas and water and avoid sweetened drinks.
b. Drinking unsweetened cranberry juice regularly helps lower the risk.
c. Eat antioxidant-rich foods. You can also include high fiber foods like beans, oats, root vegetables, etc. in your diet. You should also avoid refined foods like white bread, pasta, and sugar.
d. Avoid coffee, alcohol, and tobacco.
However, your diet is completely dependent on the other symptoms or issues that exist in your body. So, it is better to get a diet chart from a registered practitioner and follow the same so that you can avoid further problems.
How does Homoeopathy help?
Homoeopathy plays an effective role to control your UTI problems. Homoeopathy remedies can be effectively used with your conventional medicines. But you should always consult with a qualified homoeopathy doctor to understand how to consume the medicines together and when should you stop them. But Homoeopathy can control acute UTI problems and the treatment can prevent recurrence of the infection or the symptoms. It can also safeguard your other organs and can boost your immune system for effective healing.