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  urine therapy
Urine therapy refers to one of several uses of urine to prevent or cure sickness, to enhance beauty, or to cleanse one's bowels.
Urine is not quite the breakfast of champions, but it is the elixir of choice of a number of holy men in India where drinking urine has been practiced for thousands of years.
Not only is the urine of another person drunk but an individual may utilize his own urine, frequently still warm, thus prolonging the action of the original mushrooms or renewing their effect several times.
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 Cat Urine Odor Removal
When cat urine dries on the carpet it forms crystals and those crystals are the source of an serious cat urine odor.
Blood in the urine is also a sign of a urinary tract infection.
The cat urine odor is not nearly as extreme as before but still strong enough to be unpleasant.
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  Urine definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
The average amount of urine excreted in 24 hours is from 40 to 60 ounces (about 1,200 cubic centimeters).
Chemically, the urine is mainly an aqueous (watery) solution of salt (sodium chloride) and substances called urea and uric acid.
Abnormally, it may contain sugar (in diabetes), albumen (a protein) (as in some forms of kidney disease), bile pigments (as in jaundice), or abnormal quantities of one or another of its normal components.
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  urine therapy
Urine therapy refers to one of several uses of urine to prevent or cure sickness, to enhance beauty, or to cleanse one's bowels.
Urine is not quite the breakfast of champions, but it is the elixir of choice of a number of holy men in India where drinking urine has been practiced for thousands of years.
Urine is said to be effective against the flu, the common cold, broken bones, toothache, dry skin, psoriasis and all other skin problems.
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  Urine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Urine is liquid produced by an animal's kidney, collected in the bladder and excreted through the urethra.
Urine is used to extract excess minerals or vitamins as well as corpuscles from the body.
Urine may be examined under a microscope to examine white blood cells and red blood cells to denote abnormal blood in the urine (known as hematuria), or bacteria denoting an infection (usually in conjunction with white blood cells).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Urine   (574 words)

  
 Urine at AllExperts
Urine is used to extract excess minerals or vitamins as well as corpuscles from the body.
Urine may be examined under a microscope to examine white blood cells and red blood cells to denote abnormal blood in the urine (known as hematuria), or bacteria denoting an infection (usually in conjunction with white blood cells).
Fresh urine is sterile and may be used as an antiseptic - for the sterilization, the urine has to flow directly from the urethra onto the wound.
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 National Association of Biology Teachers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The artificial urine described in this article could be used to study various urine parameters using a urine hydrometer for specific gravity and urine test strips (dipstick) for the measure of glucose, ketones, pH and proteins.
The artificial normal human urine may be modified to mimic several diseased or periodic conditions that are detectable in the urine.
Consistent alkaline urine is indicative of metabolic and respiratory alkalosis and urinary tract infections.
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 Urine therapy
Urine therapy, which includes drinking, injecting, massaging with-, and/or bathing in- urine, is an ancient practice that is used today, not only in times of sickness, but also in times of good health for preventive health maintenance.
Urine, 95% of which is water, 2.5% of which is urea, and 2.5% of which is a mixture of minerals, salts, hormones, and enzymes, is not a toxic waste product.
Urine therapy, therefore, can be seen as a form of self-vaccination: certain bodily substances which have been removed from the body, some of which may have been produced as a result of illness, are re-introduced into the body in small amounts.
www.vanderbilt.edu /AnS/psychology/health_psychology/Urine_Therapy.htm   (2382 words)

  
 Urine, constituents
Urine is sterile when it leaves the body (if you don't suffer from septicaemia or some similar disease).
When using urine as a plant fertilizer, it is important to put it into the ground and cover it with earth or dilute it and water it down.
Commonly, however, urine is regarded as a pollutant and is mixed with faeces in the sewerage water.
www.holon.se /folke/kurs/Distans/Ekofys/Recirk/Eng/urin_en.shtml   (208 words)

  
 urine
Bacteriuria is the presence of bacteria in the urine, that is not attributed to contamination from the skin, foreskin, or vagina.
Although urine produced freshly by the kidneys is sterile (unless the individual has a kidney infection), it can become infected with bacteria or yeast in the presence of a urinary tract infection.
Sometimes an individual may have bacteria in the urine in the absence of symptoms of a urinary tract infection (asymptomatic bacteriuria).
www.medhelp.org /forums/urology/archive/1382.html   (169 words)

  
 HPS Urine Therapy UT Programs
Urine therapy is very effective, and it is always available and quite inexpensive, to say the least, which is absolutely wonderful in a world which sees itself confronted with increasing health- as well as financial problems.
95% of urine is water, 2.5% consists of urea and the remaining 2.5% is a mixture of minerals, salt, hormones and enzymes.
Urine therapy can be seen as a form of self-vaccination: certain bodily substances which have been removed from the body, some of which may have been produced as a result of illness, are re-introduced into the body in small amounts.
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 LCD 19 | The Urine Cure
The history of drinking urine for therapeutic purposes dates back at least to the Holy Roman Empire when great urinal troths were erected in the public squares of each city-state for residents to both contribute to, and benefit from.
One's urine, Null explained during a program broadcast in October, 1992, should be stored in a jug in the refrigerator and then consumed while mixed with orange juice to mask the taste.
Urine is kept in the mouth 20-30 minutes, or as long as possible, for gum problems and other lesions of the mouth and tongue.
www.wfmu.org /LCD/19/urine.html   (1783 words)

  
 Urine - Uncyclopedia
Naturally most urine could be found diluted in sewage, seawater, or that glass of water in your hand.
Urine is also the main ingredient in the famous Lemon-Flavoured Snowcones made by the Abominable Snowman.
In 2002, studies were conducted in order to find out what the use of urine is. Studies show that in the 1980’s, urine was used a lubricant for the rectum to allow fecal matter to exit the anus easier.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Urine   (446 words)

  
 Urinalysis
Hematuria is the presence of abnormal numbers of red cells in urine due to: glomerular damage, tumors which erode the urinary tract anywhere along its length, kidney trauma, urinary tract stones, renal infarcts, acute tubular necrosis, upper and lower uri urinary tract infections, nephrotoxins, and physical stress.
Bacteria are common in urine specimens because of the abundant normal microbial flora of the vagina or external urethral meatus and because of their ability to rapidly multiply in urine standing at room temperature.
A midstream urine is one in which the first half of the bladder urine is discarded and the collection vessel is introduced into the urinary stream to catch the last half.
www-medlib.med.utah.edu /WebPath/TUTORIAL/URINE/URINE.html   (2542 words)

  
 Pets with Diabetes: Urine Glucose Testing
Urine glucose testing is based on the fact that excessive amounts of glucose in the blood will be filtered by the kidneys into the urine.
Because it is usually more difficult to obtain a urine sample from a cat, and cats often hold their urine a long time, it can be very difficult to use urine glucose testing as an accurate method of determining the level of regulation in a diabetic cat.
I don't think urine testing is accurate enough and there's too much of a time lag between the BG and the urine glucose levels for you to rely only on urine glucose levels to try to achieve regulation.
www.petdiabetes.org /urine.html   (1472 words)

  
 Urine Therapy - Famous Therapies - GKIndia.com
Unlike whisky, however, urine is always available, everyone carries a supply at all times, and, for most people, there are no intoxicating side effects.
Despite the claims by authors of books on urine therapy, the scientific evidence which would recommend that we all start drinking our own urine is piss poor.
However, drinking one's own urine is not likely going to supply enough of any cancer fighting substance to do any good.
www.gkindia.com /therapies/urine.htm   (2417 words)

  
 Urine Test
The intensity of the color generally indicates the concentration of the urine; pale or colorless urine indicates that it is dilute, and deep yellow urine indicates that it is concentrated.
Reddish brown urine may be caused by certain medications; by flberries, beets, or rhubarb in the diet; or by the presence of blood in the urine.
The pH is a measure of how acidic or alkaline (basic) the urine is. A urine pH of 4 is strongly acidic, 7 is neutral (neither acidic nor alkaline), and 9 is strongly alkaline.
www.webmd.com /a-to-z-guides/Urine-Test   (930 words)

  
 Blood in the Urine
Blood in the urine is a common problem.
Bladder: The bladder is a balloonlike organ that holds urine until it is convenient for you to empty your bladder (urinate).
The flow of urine is controlled by internal and external sphincter muscles, which tighten or relax around the urethra, holding or releasing urine.
www.emedicinehealth.com /blood_in_the_urine/article_em.htm   (451 words)

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