Simple Methods to Treat CYSTITIS, BLADDER AND URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS (UTIs)
There are assorted simple methods to treat cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs) that are readily available, easily accessible and easy to do.
It is recommended that the urine be tested for infection, which is most likely the case if the urine is smelly, cloudy or blood stained.
Antibiotics can be prescribes by your doctor or medical practitioner. Antibiotics of the sulphur or penicillin family work best – but to those sensitive, pharmaceutical antibiotics can have adverse side effects, therefore many people are looking for natural cures, treatments and remedies for cystits and UTIs.
Heat therapy is one of many simple methods to treat cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs).
Another simple method to treat cystitis and urinary tract infection pain is to apply a hot water bottle or heated wheat bag to the pelvic and/or lower abdominal area and the lower back and kidney areas, which relieves the pain associated with a UTI. Besides a hot water bottle, an electric blanket or warmed moist towel also decreases discomfort.
It is recommended that the bladder, kidney, abdominal and genital areas are always kept warm.
Simple methods to treat cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs) include bathing, personal hygiene and the products we do and don’t use on our bodies.
A warm to hot bath can be taken to relieve urinary tract infection and cystitis pains. Pain and burning around the urethral opening temporarily disappear when taking a hot bath.
Avoid adding fragrances and commercial soaps made with toxic and poisonous ingredients to the bath water, as these act as irritants to the sensitive genital area. Avoid talc, feminine deodorants and commercial douches as these are prone to irritate and exacerbate the symptoms.
Live bacteria and germs (from all who use it, eg other family members) live on soaps and the like, so do not use them anywhere near your vaginal area.
A range of essential oils can be added that acts as natural cures and remedies for cystitis and urinary and bladder infections.
The most common bacteria involved with contracting urinary tract infections and cystitis are those of the bowel, therefore personal hygiene and wiping from front to back after urination is extremely important.
It is also recommended that the bladder be fully emptied both before and after sexual intercourse.
What we wear on our bodies can trigger bouts of cystitis and simple methods to treat cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs) include wearing cotton underwear (rather than nylon or any other synthetic fibre) to avoid adverse reactions and skin irritation of the area. Wear loose-fitting underwear and pantyhose that have a cotton crotch or gusset.
Avoid using vaginal deodorants and fragranced douches as these can cause bladder irritation – although a douche made from diluted cider vinegar, Tea tree or acidophilus yoghurt can be extremely soothing and beneficial.
There are many simple methods to treat cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs) that are readily available from your own kitchen. They are cost effective and efficient and are well worth trying. You may find that some things work for you whilst others don’t, and it may come down to ‘trial and error’. You may even need to use a combination of natural cures for cystitis in order to find the most appropriate and effective treatment for you.
You can find more information by clicking links below:
- All About CYSTITIS, BLADDER and URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS (UTI)
- Food and Diet to Cure Cystitis and Urinary Tract Infections
- Herbal Remedies for Bladder Infections and Cystitis
- Crystals to Heal UTIs and Cystitis
- Essential Oils and Aromatherapy to Heal Bladder Infections and Cystitis