How To Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

If you have a history of urinary tract infections, you definitely understand how disturbing they can genuinely be, which is why it is important to learn how to prevent them. There are many home treatments that are effective in treating UTIs, but there are more ways to prevent them from occurring.

Water Consumption

It is important to flush those toxins and wastes out of your body. One way to do this is by drinking plenty of water. Water was help flush out urea, a by-product of the kidneys and other antigens that may cause urinary tract infections. You should drink at least 8-8 ounce glasses of water daily.

Cranberry Juice

Cranberry juice is a delicious beverage that is not only capable of reducing bladder spasms and pain, but it is also capable of breaking down kidney stones. Consume at least 2 full 8 ounce glasses of cranberry juice daily.

Avoid Tight Clothing

Tight clothing, especially pants can genuinely cause UTIs. Tight underwear and thongs are also linked to UTIs, because they can potentially cause vaginal irritation, which will least to yeast infections, as well.

Improper Hygiene

It is important to cleanse your vaginal area properly. After urinating and bowel movement, you should always wipe from front to back, this will prevent bacteria from entering the vaginal canal. Bacteria will travel up the vaginal canal and into the opening of the uterus, which will lead to kidney, bladder, and urinary tract infections.

Cotton Absorbent Panties

Every female knows how moisture can build up in the vaginal area, which is why you should wear only cotton panties. The cotton material will not only absorb moisture and wetness, but it will also prevent the build up of bacteria.

Conclusion

It is crucial to complete thorough hygiene cleansings several times a day. Stay clear of vaginal products that contain harsh ingredients, since these can cause vaginal irritation and infections.

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