As per stats, a high percentage of male adults do suffer from urinary issues including issues with pain, urine flow, frequency and nighttime disturbances. The urinary system is a crucial part of the healthy body and has a great impact if dysfunction in any area of the system.
Generally, people don’t discuss these delicate issues in the football changing room, at the pub or while chilling with friends. Some men even find it difficult to do it with their partners or families. If you are also suffering from any of these issues, please get help from your GP as many urinary problems can be rectified, managed or treated. Doctors and nurses won’t surprise by these symptoms and will know how to help.
Urinary frequency is when you pass urine more than 8 times in 24 hours. Frequency is due to an overactive bladder or high fluid intake, irritation caused by the fluid content drunk by an individual all leads to frequency. If the frequency is more at night and the urge to pass urine more than twice a night is defined as Nocturia. Nighttime urinary issues are extremely disruptive.
Urinary incontinence or involuntary leakage is a common urinary issue. It involves experiencing the urge to pass urine to don’t having time to reach there in time and even not knowing that you need to pass urine and pass urine. The leakage dependent upon the reason can vary from a few drops to the full bladder may be up to 600mls.
Slow urinary flow
Slow urinary flow or flow that stops and starts is more common in men than women, although this does happen, and is very often related to the prostate gland. It is a small gland that sits under the bladder and enlarges as men get older which then puts pressure on the urethra, a tube that drains urine from the bladder. It causes urinary issues with poor flow and incomplete emptying. Men of any age can experience these urinary issues but they are more common in men over 50 years.
Pain in the bladder or penis when passing urine can be the symptoms of infection, bladder or kidney stones or inflammation. It is not normal to experience any pain in these areas.
Passing blood when passing urine can indicate a few conditions including infection, bladder or kidney stones or inflammation or even cancer. If you ever experience this you should speak to your GP immediately. In some cases, it may there is nothing that you should worry about.
Do not suffer pain in silence. Enjoy your life to the fullest! At Alliance MD Health and Wellness, we provide a free consultation where we learn about your concerns and then we provide a comprehensive approach to treat the urinary issues.
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