Do you have frequent, painful UTIs? You may be surprised by how much you can do at home to relieve your discomfort.
Taking an antibiotic isn’t the only way to get over symptoms of a urinary tract infection.
In fact, some remedies don’t require a prescription — and they can be done right at home in addition to any treatment your doctor has recommended. But be cautious with do-it-yourself home solutions, and check in with your doctor before trying a new strategy.
For example, mixing baking soda and water as a drink to help fight a urinary tract infection (UTI) can be risky if you drink too much of it as it can result in baking soda-related poisonings.
The following seven viable home remedies — from drinking lots of water to applying heat and wearing loose cotton clothing — may ease your agonising UTI symptoms or prevent them in the first place: