Coffee, alcohol, and asparagas just to name a few. These all cause odiferous urine smell. Wonderful!! One may enjoy the pleasures of drinking coffee or alcohol, but does NOT smell too well in the ole' toilet!!
Plus, as we age, our not-so-good odors become a little more obvious. Oh, the joys of getting older!! I am 53 now, and I have also noticed a difference in my urine odor. I started to notice it about 3 or 4 years ago.
I ask you. Aren't wrinkles bad enough? Does our bodily fluids have to smell kinda stinky, too? ha ha.
I would not worry if I were you. Start drinking more juices. Especially cranberry juice. Great for the ole' urinary tract!!
And makes the urine smell a bit "sweeter."
There are ancient Chinese practitioners who diagnose internal bodily conditions based on the smell of urine. Does anyone know of a good book or website that teaches or directly advises what these smells indicate? I think it's a lost practice and I am very curious to explore.
In all actuality, ketones can be a sign of diabetes, but is also affiliated with diet. Although it is never a bad idea to have a physical, know that ketones present in the urine does not automatically signal diabetes.
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.