Less urination, is there any harm?

Drinking less water is the leading cause of people urinating less than usual. However, the state of less urination, if prolonged, will have negative effects on health, especially the urinary system. So how harmful is less urination and how to improve this situation?

1. Health problems identified through urination

Urine is excreted from the body every day and this is a normal physiological phenomenon. Urine is excreted, carrying waste products as well as eliminating toxins from the body.
From time immemorial, observing the color and frequency of urination will help doctors in diagnosing some diseases. If you experience the following urination conditions, you should go to the hospital soon to check, because you are most likely having a health problem:
Painful urination and frequent urination: This is a sign Recognizing signs of some diseases such as acute cystitis, bladder stones, especially when stones have entered the urethra, prostatitis, urethritis, perianal inflammation, female genital inflammation (such as uterus), bladder tumor, prostate tumor Urinating a lot but not much urine output. These can be signs of conditions such as chronic bladder tuberculosis or bladder cancer. Urinating less urine: Warning the body is dehydrated, has an infection or a urinary tract blockage. Urinary incontinence, urine leaking on its own, the patient may or may not be aware. Usually, patients with nerve damage in the cerebral cortex or spinal cord, the bladder neck loses its elasticity, the imbalance between the bladder capacity, the bladder and urethral sphincter system, the malformation of the urinary tract. Urinary tract this condition is common. Less urination during the day: The main cause is drinking less water, if this condition is not accompanied by other symptoms, you should change your lifestyle habits, drink enough water every day. Anuria means the inability to urinate, this condition often indicates a number of conditions such as blood loss, dehydration, low blood pressure, heart failure. In addition, some of the following diseases can also cause anuria such as acute and chronic glomerulonephritis, poisoning causing acute renal tubular damage, malignant malaria, carp bile poisoning, kidney stones, kidney tumors , has end-stage kidney disease.
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2. The reasons why many people urinate less

There are many reasons why many people urinate less than usual. Normally, according to the International Society of Urology, the average healthy adult will urinate 6-8 times in a day. If you are urinating less, about 2-3 times a day, you should pay attention to find out the cause.
In fact, the reason why you urinate less often comes from two aspects, one is the condition of your body, the other is your own desire.
For physical causes, you are most likely severely dehydrated. An average person needs to take in 1.5 to 2 liters of water every day through food and drink, but if you don't drink enough water, even if you drink too little water, the amount of urine excreted is too little. urinating less than usual.
As for the cause itself, it can be due to many different reasons such as you don't want to affect your work, so you try to hold your urine or drink less water so you don't have to urinate. However, the habit of urinating less is not good at all, in the long run will have certain effects on each person.
Không uống quá 50ml nước trước khi thực hiện chụp
Đối với nguyên nhân đi tiểu ít tới từ cơ thể, rất có thể bạn đang thiếu nước trầm trọng

3. Health risks from less urination

Urine is a sterile waste that is passed out of the body through the urethra. The composition of urine is mainly water and impurities and toxins. If you urinate less, the substances that are harmful to the body are not completely eliminated, and in the long run, it will affect your health.
If you are urinating less and it persists often then the first problem you will encounter is constipation and then urinary tract problems.
In addition, if you urinate less due to drinking less water, you will easily experience conditions such as dry mouth, fatigue, even dizziness. Do not limit drinking water for the reason of wanting to urinate less, because it will cause many bad effects on health. Especially, water plays an important role in the daily activities of each person.
If you experience low urination due to low water intake, you should not drink a lot of water in a short time, because this will affect the concentration of electrolytes in the body. Should drink about 8 glasses of water in a day, equivalent to 1.5-2 liters of water, if you do not like to drink a lot of water, you can replace it with eating succulent fruits or eating a lot of soup with meals.
uống nước
Nếu gặp phải tình trạng đi tiểu ít do nguyên nhân uống ít nước, bạn không nên uống nhiều nước trong thời gian ngắn
Urinating less or holding in urine is inherently an unhealthy habit, so you should balance a suitable diet as well as maintain a healthy lifestyle so as not to affect the urinary system.
When you notice that your body has urinary-related signs, you should see a doctor for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
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