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Natural remedies for managing frequent urination

Natural remedies for managing frequent urination

Frequent urination is a common symptom that can arise from various conditions. It affects people of all ages and genders, and the underlying causes can differ.

Understanding the reasons behind frequent urination is crucial for effective management. Here are some common causes and natural remedies that can help.

Common Causes of Frequent Urination:

  • Frequent urination is a common symptom of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Elevated blood sugar levels increase urine production, leading to frequent trips to the bathroom.
  • Conditions like urinary tract infections, overactive bladder syndrome, interstitial cystitis, and, rarely, bladder cancer can cause frequent urination.
  • The growing baby puts pressure on the bladder, causing the frequent urge to urinate.
  • An enlarged prostate exerts pressure on the bladder, leading to frequent urination.
  • Stroke, vaginitis, pelvic tumours, certain medications like diuretics, excessive consumption of coffee or alcohol, and pelvic organ prolapse can also lead to frequent urination.
  • If frequent urination is accompanied by pain, blood in urine, or fever, seek medical attention promptly.

Here are home remedies:

  • Pomegranate skin has antimicrobial properties, particularly effective against E. coli, a common cause of urinary tract infections. To use, grind pomegranate skin into a paste, add water, and consume daily.
  • Fenugreek can lower blood sugar levels and reduce oxidative stress. Consume fenugreek seeds daily in powdered form or whole to manage diabetes-related frequent urination.
  • Rich in vitamin C, amla helps control blood sugar and supports urinary health. Prepare amla juice and drink it directly or with honey to control frequent urination.
  • Tulsi has antimicrobial properties useful against urinary tract infections. Crush tulsi leaves and consume with honey or make a decoction by boiling the leaves in water.
  • Cumin is effective against bacterial infections. Boil cumin in water and drink the water to alleviate frequent urination caused by infections.
  • Cranberries may prevent bacteria from adhering to the urinary tract walls. Drink commercially available cranberry juice or make your own by blending soaked dried cranberries.
  • Horse gram contains bioactive compounds that help manage urinary disorders. Roast horse gram, consume it directly, or make a powder and mix it with water for consumption.
  • Strengthen pelvic floor muscles to improve bladder control. Sit or lie down, tighten pelvic muscles for 3-5 seconds, then relax for 3-5 seconds. Repeat ten times, three times daily.

Addressing frequent urination involves treating the underlying cause and using natural remedies to manage symptoms. For persistent issues, consult a healthcare professional.

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