Urinary tract infections affect millions of women across every year. Though they are traditionally treated by antibiotics but there are several natural ways to protect against infections and reduce the risk of recurrence.
Regular urination from intake of plenty of fluids can help flush bacteria from the urinary tract to prevent infection.
Vitamin C is thought to work by increasing the acidity of the urine which results in Killing off the bacteria that cause infection. Red peppers , oranges , grape fruit, kiwi are a good way to increase your intake.
Cranberry works from preventing bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract, thus preventing infection.
How To Deal With a UTI At Work – 14 Day Plan
Days 1 and 2
16-32 ounces of cranberry juice per day
Take 500 mg Vitamin C every 8 hours
Drink 8 oz. of water every 2 hours
Take 3 ml of echinacea tincture every 4 hours
Reduce intake of sugar
Avoid sexual activity during treatment
Days 3 and 4
If symptoms have lessened, cut all doses in half.
If seeing improvements, go to 1⁄4 of the original dosing of cranberry juice and echinacea tincture.
Keep Vitamin C and water intake at 1⁄2 of the original dosing.
If symptoms are not improving, seek medical care.
Repeat days 5-7.
In the case of suspected reoccurrence, repeat the protocol for days 5-7 for several days. For prevention sake, days 3-7 can be carried out occasionally (i.e. 1 week per month).