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Can Exercise Make A Uti Worse?

Is it OK to exercise when you have a UTI? To work out or not to work out While Dr Lee says that “it’s fine to work out with a UTI if you feel up to it,” she caveats that with the fact that sweating a lot can lead to dehydration, and “this can make a UTI worse.” It’s also probably worth understanding what caused your infection in the first place.

What aggravates urinary tract infection? Although they’re high in immunity-boosting vitamin C, highly acidic fruits like oranges, lemons, limes, and grapefruits can irritate your bladder and aggravate UTI symptoms. Caffeinated drinks. It’s important to stay hydrated when you have a UTI, but stay away from coffee and other caffeinated beverages.

Should you rest with a UTI? To help your recovery, you need to rest. But it can be difficult to sleep with some of the uncomfortable symptoms that may accompany a UTI.