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UTI Natural Remedy: Lemon Water

Posted by Abigail Sia on

UTI is a common problem in the Philippines

"A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract — the bladder and the urethra. ... Doctors typically treat urinary tract infections with antibiotics."

One factor that increases the risk for Filipinos to get this Urinary Tract Infection is the hot climate which we have in the Philippines.                                                    

 When it is hot our body tends to need more fluid to compensate what we lose through sweating. This is not a problem if we drink enough pure clean water. But many struggle with chugging down 8-10 glasses of water in a day. A simple and natural way to fight this is drinking LEMON WATER. This is the best way of digesting that infection. Begin the day with a glass of warm water with lemon juice squeezed into it.

"Lemon juice changes the PH of the blood and urinary tract so that the opportunistic bacteria is not able to proliferate.
Lemon juice in its natural state is acidic with a pH of about 2, but once metabolized it actually becomes alkaline with a pH well above 7. So, outside the body, anyone can see that lemon juice is very acidic. However, once fully digested, its effect is proven to be alkalizing with many health benefits."

Take a look at the other benefits of drinking lemon water... 

1. Give your immune system a boost
2. Excellent source of potassium
3. Aid digestion
4. Cleanse your system
5. Freshen your breath
6. Keep your skin blemish-free
7. Help you lose weight
8. Reduce inflammation
9. Give you an energy boost
10. Help to cut out caffeine
11. Help fight viral infections 

So if you are not a fan of just plain water and you want to avoid the destructive effects of prescribed antibiotics, go for a natural, healthy and safe remedy that you can make at home when you experience UTI -- try drinking lemon water. You can drink as much as you like...just skip the sugar! :-)

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