Home Remedies for Gonorrhea

One of the most common and most uncomfortable sexually transmitted diseases on the planet is gonorrhea. Gonorrhea has been around for hundreds of years, is transmitted very easily, and it is estimated that there are somewhere in the ballpark of 90 million new cases of gonorrhea reported every year. The interesting thing about this disease, is much like chlamydia, it affects men and women in different ways.

Most of the time, gonorrhea symptoms include a burning sensation when urinating for men, and pain in the pelvic region as well as odd vaginal discharge in about half of the women that have gonorrhea. Much like any disease or infection, if it goes untreated it can result in worsening conditions that can quickly become more serious. Therefore, the faster that you identify and start treating gonorrhea, the better.

Prevention

Some of the best ways to prevent the contraction or transference of gonorrhea include condoms, abstinence, and monogamous partners. If you are sexually active with more than one partner, make sure that you are getting tested regularly for STDs.

Home Remedies for Gonorrhea

The good news is that if you should contract gonorrhea, there are many effective, natural, homeopathic remedies that can be used to treat it that range from special home treatment methods to simple dietary modifications. If you know or suspect that you may have gonorrhea, you should seek medical attention immediately, and abstain from sexual activity until you see your doctor to prevent the spreading of gonorrhea. You can use home remedies like these to decrease pain and discomfort.

1) Garlic

The allicin levels that garlic possesses make it a powerful natural remedy in fighting any kind of bacterial infection. The great thing about garlic is that by simply adding it to a few meals throughout the day, you can dramatically boost the immune system and increase your recovery time for certain ailments and infections, including sexually transmitted ones. It is nice and convenient to think that one of the most effective treatment options for gonorrhea is in the produce section of your grocery store.

2) Zinc

Zinc is another powerful element for boosting your immune system and combatting infections. Zinc has the power to increase your body’s white blood cell count and the number of working antibodies that your body can recruit to fight bacteria and infections in the body. Zinc is also really easy to come by and you can usually purchase it in most grocery stores (in the dietary supplement section) and many pharmacies. You can also find high concentrations of zinc in certain foods, so that you can easily add zinc to your dietary routine.

3) Apple Cider Vinegar

It seems like the benefits of apple cider vinegar are endless, when it comes to your health. Apple cider vinegar is a powerful antimicrobial and antibacterial substance that is totally safe and edible, that can be used to combat your gonorrhea. Consuming apple cider vinegar will help fight the infection within your body. You can also apply apple cider vinegar directly to your sex organs to reduce pain and inflammation, while preventing the infection from spreading to other parts of the body.

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4) Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a soothing herb that most people think of when they are looking at sun tan lotions or skincare products. Aloe Vera is another great natural home remedy to have in your cabinets for fighting inflammation and infections like gonorrhea. Barbadensis milla is the specific kind of aloe vera that you want to make sure that you use to treat your infection, whereas other forms of aloe vera can actually make inflammation or pain worse. Using the right kind of aloe vera can really help remove the bacterial infection from your body, and reduce inflammation.

5) Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a household name for many of us these days. It is sold and marketed in so many different forms as a powerhouse immune system booster, and the first thing that you need to increase to treat or prevent illness of any kind. Vitamin C can be used to treat gonorrhea or make you more resistant to contracting the infection. It can be found in capsule, powder, or pill form and is abundant in many different kinds of fruits and vegetables. Vitamin C also contains ascorbic acid, a powerful antioxidant that can reduce pain and inflammation caused by gonorrhea.

6) Exercise

It may sound way too simple to be true, but exercise is another effective means of fighting bacteria and infections within the body. Research has shown that people who exercise regularly have stronger immune system than people who don’t. Exercise increases your circulation, metabolism, and ability to repair cells, which can help combat the symptoms and inflammation caused by gonorrhea.

Conclusion

You now have an abundance of really effective, natural home remedies for treating gonorrhea. Even with these, always make sure that you see a medical professional immediately if you suspect that you may have gonorrhea. 

If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to leave them in the section below.

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Sabrina Wilson

Sabrina Wilson is a staff writer for the Organic Daily Post.

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