7 Top Natural Remedies for Kidney Infections
How do you know if you have a Kidney Infection?
Kidney Infections can be serious and should never be taken lightly. If you suffer from the following you need to take action:
- Fever with a high temperature of 38C or above
- Intense and sudden back pain
- An urgent desire to urinate, and burning when you urinate
- Swollen legs, hands, feet or ankles
- Puffy eyes
- Ridges in fingernails
- nausea or vomiting, may have diarrhea
- Uncontrollable chills
- Blood in the urine
What do you do?
All these symptoms mean you need to take action now. You need to seek medical advice to get on top of the infection, but you can also do a lot to ease the discomfort and get your body back into good working order again.
In a world where there are increasing amount of toxins and chemicals it’s not surprising that many people suffer. Kidneys are expected to work harder than before as we overload our systems. Being well hydrated (drinking a good amount of water every day) is a major problem for many people. So many of us drink far too little and what we drink is unfiltered and contains many chemicals and toxins. To prevent kidney problems, drink unfiltered, fresh water as much as possible. But if you do happen to suffer here are 5 top natural remedies to help deal with the issue:
- Apple Cider Vinegar: As soon as you notice a urinary bladder infection start taking apple cider vinegar and you have a chance to prevent the infection from spreading into the kidneys. Apple Cider Vinegar will also help to resolve the bladder infection. Take 2 x tablespoons mixed with a glass of water. Add 2 tablespoons of honey. Drink twice daily.
- Aloe Vera: Drink 2 glasses a day. Aloe Vera works to resolve the bacterial infection in the urinary tract.
- Garlic: Eat raw garlic (2-3 cloves a day) until resolved. This usually takes around 4 days. Garlic has a diuretic effect so is helping the body to flush out bacteria.
- Parsley Juice: Containing many nutrients, parsley juice works as a kidney cleanser and flushes out the toxins. Take a few parsley leaves (organic) and boil with a bit of water. Strain and cool. Drink.
- Cranberry Juice: A very beneficial juice, but it comes with a warning – use unsweetened juice and do not consume in large quantities. One glass a day is plenty.
- Vitamin C: You are trying to fight the infection and Vitamin C strengthens the immune system and fights any infection in the body. Eat citrus fruits like oranges or good quality Vitamin C tablets (preferably with breakfast).
- Baking Soda: Baking soda creates an alkaline urinary tract environment therefore making it harder for an infection to exist. Take 1 x teaspoon of baking soda in a glass of water once per day.
Sources: http://www.healthdigezt.com/information-on-kidney-infection-its-causes-and-natural-remedies/ http://www.homeremedyshop.com/10-simple-home-remedies-for-kidney-infections/