Kidney infection belongs to the relations of infections of the urinary system called the urinary tract infection. It is a specific type of urinary tract disease that usually begins in the urethra or bladder and travels up into the kidneys.
Kidney infection necessitates prompt medical action and if not treated appropriately, it can cause permanent damage to the kidneys or spread to the blood stream and promote a life-threatening infection.
Natural cures to kidney infection:
Intake of pain medication for fever and discomfort is vital as directed by the physician. The prescribed medicine should only be consumed.
Baking soda is a helpful remedy for kidney infection. Mix ½ spoon of baking soda in 8 ounce glass of water and drink this mixture at least 3-4 times a day. This mixture has to be consumed for a few days.
The application of heating pad on the abdomen and back or the side to reduce the feelings of pressure and pain is a helpful and useful natural remedy to kidney infection.
One should drink plenty of fluids in order to stay hydrated. Drinking fluids, particularly water, help to flush out bacteria from the urinary tract. Citrus juices, coffee, soft drinks with caffeine and alcohol should be avoided until the infection is cleared. These products exacerbate the insistent need to urinate.
One should always avoid the holding back of urine when he feels the urge to urinate. The tendency to hold back urine when there is the urge, gives rise to infection in the kidney.
Mix two tablespoon of lemon juice with 8 ounces of water or hot tea. The lemon juice helps in cleansing the liver and kidney.
Avoid feminine products
One must avoid using feminine products like deodorant sprays in the genital areas. Usage of such products in these areas can irritate the urethra.
After intercourse, it is always hygienic to urinate immediately. This helps in the clearing of bacteria from the urethra and reduces the risk of infection.
Vinegar and honey
One has to mix 8 ounce of hot water with 1 tablespoon of red vinegar and 1 tablespoon of honey and intake this mixture three times a day.