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Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Was told the distilled cow urine helps to reduce kidney problems and improves kidney functioning, how true is this?
Cow urine and kidney: Cow urine has no place, by scientific data, in the treatment of chronic kidney disease (ckd).Much . Usually, a miraculous cure in small number of patients is not as credible as large studies involving hundreds of patients who are cured. These have not been done. For the effective treatment of ckd, cow urine is better to be looked at rather than be ingested. ...Read more
Cows urine.Is it safe?I find on the internet that it is highly anti cancerous and lots of health benefits.Ayurvedic sites and doctors recommend this.
No: This is a cruel prank. Any practitioner who offers this is a charlatan. This is doubly true if the practitioner is a "traditional ayurvedic practitioner". Cows were sacred in the old communities in what is now India, and when physicians had nothing, they offered cow urine as if it was magic. It's not. I'm sorry you were suckered. If it worked, they's serve it at the NIH and Putin would drink it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby may have cows milk allergy and doctor asked for urine sample which came back normal, what were they checking for?
No sure: The diagnosis of cow's milk allergy is usually suggested by the history of allergic symptoms after ingesting milk or eating dairy products. To confirm a milk allergy either skin tests by an allergist or blood tests for ige to milk can be obtained. There is no need for a urine test to assess for food allergies. ...Read more
Along with chemo: Ayurvedic treatments include several other measures to purify body eliminate 'dosham' the bad sap out of body for the cure., not just drinking cow's urine. First to continue the chemotherapy with the oncologist , then you want to supplement it is ok. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White vs clear: Typically the color of your urine tells us about your hydration status. I am assuming you mean clear in color when you say white - if it is white and cannot see through it well, please go see someone right away, but if you mean it looks more like 7UP or Sprite, that means you are typically well hydrated, the more dark yellow your urine looks, the more dehydrated you likely are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mostly water...: Urine is 95% water. The remaining constituents, in order of decreasing concentration are: urea, chloride, sodium, potassium, creatinine, & other dissolved ions, inorganic and organic compounds. The kidneys make the urine, first by filtering the blood, then by adding waste products and extracting essential compounds. ...Read more
Dehydrated or UTI: Foods (asparagus) can do it. If you get dehydrated, your body concentrates your urine to preserve water. This can make it smell strong. Drinking more water will reverse it. A urinary tract infection (UTI) can also change the odor. You may also have burning or pain, frequent urges, fever, or back pain with a uti. If drinking more doesn't help and you have any of these symptoms, get urine checked. ...Read more
Meds/foods/metabolsm: Green urine can be traced to food dyes, indego blue, metheline blue( a med )biliverdin (a breakdown product of liver wastes).If urine with various metabolic wastes come in contact with other chemicals it can turn green. If you face this issue: try keeping an exposure diary listing everything you eat or drink +otc or prescribed meds or herbals & take it all in for reviw by your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urinary retention: It is not good idea to hold urine habitually for longer period because bladder contracts and relaxes by nerves. Holding effects bladder muscles, nerves and natural reflexes. Also urinary retention make you prone for urinary infection. Of course, rarely in exceptional situation, it is advisable to hold! ...Read more
Several things:: The color of urine will depend on hydration status, ingested foods, vitamins, medications, & certain health conditions. Food: beets, blackberries, artificial food coloring. Vitamins: b complex, multivitamins. Medications: Pyridium (phenazopyridine), certain laxatives. Medical conditions: hemolytic anemia, rhabdomyolysis, light blood in the urine due to injury, infection, or tumor. ...Read more