Urethritis from the point of view of Ayurveda
Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries pee from the bladder out of the body. Urethra is a tube that carries urine from bladder to outside of the body. Urethritis results in increased urge of urination and pain while urinating. It results in an increased urge of urination associated with pain. It is mainly caused due to bacterial or viral infections that enter the urinary tract through the urethra. It affects people of all age groups. The main symptom of urethra inflammation from urethritis is pain with urination. In addition to pain, urethritis symptoms include: Feeling the frequent or urgent need to urinate Difficulty starting urination Other symptoms of urethritis include - pain during sex, discharge from the urethral opening or vagina, in men, blood in the semen or urine
How Ayurvedic doctors treat Urethritis
In Ayurveda, diseases of the bladder and urethra are called Mutraghata. According to Ayurveda, urine elimination is the function of the Apana vayu. Apana vayu gets vitiated due to excessive intake of food, indigestion, over exertion, excessive alcohol consumption, dryness in the body due to food or climatic changes and due to intake of certain substances that increase the natural heat in the body. Ayurveda provide different treatment procedures, according condition. Ayurveda treatment include removal of infection using internal detoxification of the diseases, removing of blockages, cleaning of the urinary tract, and normalizing the functioning of the Apana vayu. Single herbs that are recommended in Urethritis – Punarnava, Gokshura, Varuna, Guggulu, Pashanbheda, Marich, Vacha, Mustak, Khadir, Giloy, Daruharidra.
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More tips for prevention and Ayurvedic treatment of Urethritis:
Drink water and other liquids every day. It is the most effective way to wash out germs from the body.
Avoid spicy dishes, onions, beans, strong tea and coffee, alcohol, cold drinks and chocolates.
Juice of Punarnava is highly beneficial in this condition.
Green Tea is a very good and acts as an antioxidant.
Have coconut water. It is again very useful in urethritis.
Squeeze half a lemon in warm water. Drink this two or three times a day.