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3 Things You Should Lessen Their Intake To Reduce Your Urinary Tract Infection Risk

The urinary tract refers to the body’s drainage system used for passing out urine, which consists of wastes and extra fluid. For normal urination to happen, all body parts in the urinary tract are required to work together, and correctly.

The urinary tract is made up of two kidneys, two ureters, a bladder, and a urethra.

Urinary tract infection, or UTI, is a health issue that affects any part of the urinary system, which encompasses the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra.

If you're a woman, your risk of getting a urinary tract infection is higher compared to men. Some medical experts rank your lifetime chance of getting one as high as one in two, with many women having repeat infections, sometimes for years. About one in ten men will get a UTI in their lifetime.

Infection that is restricted to your bladder can be painful and annoying. But, severe consequences can occur if a UTI spreads to your kidneys. Doctors usually treat urinary tract infections with antibiotics. But you can take appropriate measures to lessen your risk of getting a UTI in the first place.


Symptoms of urinary tract infections.

Urinary tract infections don't always show signs and symptoms, but when symptoms begin to show they may include:

• A strong, persistent need to pee.

• A burning sensation when peeing.

• Strong-smelling urine.

• Passing frequent, small amounts of urine.

• Urine that appears cloudy.

• Urine that, appears red, bright pink, or cola-colored, a sign of blood in the urine

• Pelvic pain, in women especially in the center of the pelvis and around the region of the pubic bone.

3 things you eat that can lead to urinary tract infection include.

1. Spicy food

Spicy foods are identified to irritate the bladder and make UTI symptoms to degenerate, so lessen your spicy food consumption and opt for blander choices to treat a urinary tract infection

Source: https://www.everydayhealth.com/urinary-tract-infections-pictures/foods-and-drinks-that-may-irritate-your-bladder-1028.aspx#:~:text=Spicy%20foods%20are%20known%20to,treat%20a%20urinary%20tract%20infection.

2. Alcohol consumption

Alcohol may indirectly make your urinary tract infection (UTI) risk increase. UTIs that spread to the bladder may lead to kidney pain. Alcohol makes the acidity of urine rise and can irritate the lining of the bladder. An individual who drinks alcohol excessively can become dehydrated, making his or her risk of a UTI increase.

Source: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326159

3. Cigarette consumption

Cigarette intake irritates the bladder and can make IC symptoms to degenerate. Incontinence (leaking urine) and Overactive Bladder (OAB), affect more than 33 million men and women. Smoking impacts the bladder and can lead to frequent urination. It can also lead to coughing spasms that can cause urine leakage.

Lessen your consumption of these 3 things to ward off Urinary Tract infections.

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