Do you know what are facts and what are myths?
Most of the behaviour modifications are considered myths unless scientific evidence is provided. For some behaviour modifications there is insufficient evidence from good clinical studies, but some recommendations are supported by expert and patient experiences. All behavioural changes are grouped below into 3 categories.
Good evidence and recommended behavioural change
Drinking higher amounts of fluids (>1.5l per day, in addition to usual intake) to promote frequent regular voiding thus, bacterial pathogen wash out
Insufficient evidence from good clinical studies, but recommended based on expert and patient experiences
Urinating regularly and not withholding urination
Drinking orange juice which contains vitamin C
Urinating after sexual activity
Genitals washed before and after sexual activity
Wiping from front to back
Insufficient evidence from good clinical studies and no evidence based on expert
Avoidance of tight underwear and clothing
No pubic hair removal
Not sitting on any coldsurface
Not getting cold (feet)
Not using public toilets