Why Shouldn't Men Hold Back Urine? Do You Realize These Problems?
Holding back urine can lead to cystitis, and in some severe cases, it can lead to bladder cancer. Because when you are holding back urine, the increase of urine will squeeze the bladder wall, which can cause mucosa ischemia in the bladder, weakening the normal antibacterial effect. If holding back urine for too long, the immune system will be weakened as well, which gives bacteria the chance to invade. In the end, acute cystitis will occur, accompanied by frequent urination, urgent urination, discomfort in the lower abdomen and even urinary tract infections.
2. Urinary retention
The bladder will be full for a long time because of the existence of the stranded urine, making the pressure of bladder wall increased. In this case, it may be hard to urinate, especially for some elderly patients with weakened detrusor function or hyperplasia of prostate. They are at high risk of getting urinary retention, which can cause permanent damage and can not be fully recovered easily.
When the pressure inside the bladder increases, the bacteria in the urine can also pass through the prostatic duct into the prostate gland, causing infection and leading to prostatitis. In this case, the patient will have frequent and urgent urination, abdominal pain and urinary burning, and other uncomfortable symptoms.
4. Heart disease
Holding back urine is harmful to male friends both physically and psychologically. Holding back urine for a long time may lead to increased blood pressure in people with hypertension. Patients with coronary heart disease will have angina pectoris, arrhythmia and other phenomena. These problems are seriously destructive to elderly patients with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.
It is worth mentioning that holding back urine too often and too long can trigger urinary tract infections in vary degrees, which can induce various urogenital infection diseases and may lead to male infertility. Urinary infections in men can also lower the body's immunity, increase mental stress and trigger other illnesses.
So for all male friends, don’t hold back urine as far as possible. No matter how busy you are, make a little bit time for the urination. If you are diagnosed with urinary infections unluckily, don’t be frustrated or anxious, the herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill can be a good problem solver, which features a great ability to kill bacteria and eliminate inflammation with no drug resistance or side effects. Besides, to better achieve the therapeutic effect, forming good living habits and eating habits can be of great help.