Kidneys and Urinary Tract

Sugar (Glucose) in Urine Meaning, Causes, Readings

The urine is composed of a number of different substances including nutrients, salts and wastes. It is the body’s way of expelling what it does not need and maintaining a state of balance known as homeostasis. When there is any disease or disorder in the body, it may at times be detectable through changes in the >> Read More ...

Green Urine Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

The color of excretions are known to vary to some degree but most of us can differentiate between normal and abnormal hues. When it comes to urine we expect it to be a yellowish color, sometimes ranging from a darker mustard color and at other times a very pale yellow or even clear. Green urine is not just abnormal, it is >> Read More ...

Clots in Urine (Clotted Blood) Reasons and Causes

Most bleeding inn the urine is invisible to the naked eye. The discovery of blood in the urine during a urine dipstick test concerns most people but it is not always a serious problem. There may be no other symptoms as would be expected and the cause is not always easily identified. Blood clots in the urine may seem to be >> Read More ...

Holding Back Urine (Restraining) Dangers, Damage, Tips

The urinary bladder is a hollow muscular sac that stretches to store urine. As it fills, we feel the urge to urinate. Most of the time we can resist this urge if it is not intense or until we are able to find a suitable environment to urinate, like the toilet. Sometimes we resist the urge even though it is intense. While >> Read More ...

Bladder Injury (Trauma) Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Trauma to the urinary bladder is not considered as one of the common injuries in events like a motor vehicle collision but it may occur more often than you think. In fact as many as 6 out of 10 bladder trauma cases are due to motor vehicle accidents, and it is very likely to arise when the pelvic girdle is fractured in a >> Read More ...
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