If you see blood in your urine (hematuria) you are not alone. Up to 1 in every 5 people in the general population has hematuria. Sometimes, there is enough blood to change the color of the urine to orange, pink or, less often, darker red. While in many cases the cause is harmless, blood in urine can indicate something serious, like bladder cancer.
Seeing blood in your urine can be very frightening. There are many possible reasons for blood in the urine, not all of them a cause for concern. It is best to see your doctor to determine the reason for the bleeding.
We know that human urine has been used as an indicator of health for millenia, but did you know that it has had many varied and surprising uses through time? Here are some of the ways it has been used through time:
Happy International Women's Day! We can't think of a better way to kick-off our blog than with an informative quiz about women and bladder health.
When we talk about women's health, the bladder often doesn't get the attention it deserves. Most healthy adults pass about a quart and a half of urine through the bladder every day, but how much do you actually know about your bladder?