In the elderly, the urinary system and its complications are magnified. Sometimes they face difficulty in passing urine, and sometimes some different problem persists. So long as the problem does not create a ruckus, most people don’t even bother to look out for any early signs or symptoms of any urology-related problems while they age with time.
Urine colour should never be ignored. The normal urine is clear with a straw yellow to amber color accounted for by a pigment called urochrome. However, persistent urine discolouration such as bloody urine is an alarm sign that necessitates next presentation and further assessment at the hospital. Below is a review of several possible colours of your urine and what they could mean for your health:
Kidney stones can develop in one or both kidneys and most often affect people aged between 30 to 60. It is quite common and affects about 15% of men and 10% of women. Though the size of the kidney stone can be very small not very clear to the naked eye the pain caused by them can be severe and in fact, some have likened it to the pain of childbirth.