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What Is UTI and Home Remedies To Prevent UTI

A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of your urinary system, which includes your kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. The majority of UTIs are caused by bacteria, though they may also be caused by fungi or viruses. Urinary tract infection (UTI) occurs when pathogenic bacteria enter the urethra and cause infection and inflammation. The symptoms of a urinary tract infection usually depend on which part of the urinary system is infected. Lower-tract UTIs typically manifest in the strong, frequent urge to urinate, cloudy or bloody urine, a burning sensation when urinating, and bright red or pink-colored urine. Common symptoms of upper-tract UTIs include pain in the lower back, nausea, fever, chills, and vomiting. Women are more likely to get UTIs because of the length and location of the urethra in women increases the CHANCES OF UTIs. The urethra in women is very close to both the vagina and the anus. Bacteria that may naturally occur around both the vagina and anuscan lead to infection in the urethra and the rest …

What Every Woman Must Know About UTI

A Quick intro to the the Urinary System Our Urinary system helps remove waste and toxins from your body. It helps regulate blood pressure and blood volume. It also throws out excess salt, water and minerals not required for the body.  It is made up of 4 components: 1. Kidneys: 2 bean shaped organs (roughly the size of your fists) that function as filters. They remove waste and chemicals from the blood and combine it with water to make Urine, which is your pee!  2. The Ureters: 2 tubes that carry the urine from each kidney to a storage tank. 3. The Urinary Bladder: This is the storage tank that holds the urine before it is eliminated from the body. 4. Urethra: The outlet which carries the Urine out of the body. What is a UTI?  A UTI a.k.a Urinary Tract Infection. Who are the main culprits of UTI? Bacteria with some fancy names are the culprits!! Among all, the most popular of culprits is Escherichia coli a.k.a E. coli. It is one among the bad …