23 Feb, 2024
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Using Condoms Can Have An Unexpected Effect On Your Pee – Health Digest

While wearing a condom is usually recommended to prevent UTIs, the same principle does not apply to spermicide-coated condoms. The effect this specific type of condom has when it comes to preventing pregnancy is what contributes to the unexpected risk of a UTI, according to Cleveland Clinic urologist, Dr. Howard Goldman (via Allure).  “Spermicide kills the sperm, […]

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Taking Ibuprofen Has An Unexpected Effect On Your Pee – Health Digest

In a 2006 study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic experts looked at the effects of NSAID medications (like aspirin and ibuprofen) on the urinary health of more than 2,400 white older men. They found that NSAID usage was linked with a lower risk of developing an enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic […]

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What It Means When The Urge To Pee Won’t Go Away During A Workout – Health Digest

An overactive bladder affects an estimated 30% of men and 40% of women, according to the Urology Care Foundation. A key symptom is a sudden and urgent need to pee, and sometimes sufferers will even leak a little urine too. When a typical bladder gets filled with urine, your brain sends you the signal to […]

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Why Your Pee Has A Dark Color After Intense Exercise – Health Digest

Exercise-induced hematuria is usually short-lived and not cause for concern. Experts at the Urology Care Foundation explain that the condition is characterized by blood that has made its way into one’s urine, which may make pee appear darker in color. It’s often seen in people who engage in intense physical activity, such as athletes who run […]