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10 Facts About Pee One Must Know

Everyone pees because it is a normal part of life and it is also one of our main forms of letting waste out of our bodies. Through urination, the waste gets out in liquid form that comes through our urinary meatus. Basically, the process of urinating begins with your pee going out from the urinary bladder. Eventually, it also goes through the urethra and the urinary meatus.

One of the things we notice is that peeing is a largely voluntary practice, but when we were still infants, we sometimes urinated without the intention of doing so. The same goes for old people. You might also realize that your pee can be clear and sometimes dark yellow.These different colors mean something regarding your health. Anyway, here are 10 more facts about urine that you should know about.

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10 Facts About Pee One Must Know

10 Facts About Pee One Must Know

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1. This is your average bladder capacity

1. This is your average bladder capacity

On average, the bladder of any adult should be bale to contain about 300 milliliters of urine, and this can reach as much as 500 milliliters. Basically, the amount is equivalent to as much as 11 shot glasses.

2. These parts are not the same

2. These parts are not the same

People often like to mention the word vagina, but sometimes it isn't actually the vagina. For women, the urethra is a different tube and is totally not the vagina. For men, the urethra is where your pee goes out.

3. This is what your urine color says about your body

3. This is what your urine color says about your body

Basically, you might be having too much water if your urine is clear. If you are drinking just enough liquids, you should be having pale yellow urine. Once your urine becomes a darker shade of yellow, you are probably starting to get dehydrated.

4. The power of asparagus

4. The power of asparagus

Getting a whiff of asparagus will make you believe that everyone's urine smell the same, thanks to the acids in it. But don't try to smell the urine of other people though, because that is just weird.

5. There's a legitimate condition if you are anxious about peeing

5. There's a legitimate condition if you are anxious about peeing

If you are too shy about urinating when there are other people in the restroom, you probably have parauresis. In order to get rid of this shyness, try getting some behavioral therapy or try to relax your pelvic floor.

6. You will urinate more when you are pregnant

6. You will urinate more when you are pregnant

Because of the differences in the blood volume and in the kidney function of women while they are pregnant, they will have a big amount of urine compared to other people. Also, the bladder's function are affected as the fetus starts to occupy space inside the body.

7. Urine has a lot of components

7. Urine has a lot of components

Specifically, your urine has about 3,000 components. However, most of these components are just made of water, so it isn't exactly visually distinguishable. Your urine is 95 % water, 3% urea, and 2% of other compounds.

8. You might pee kidney stones

8. You might pee kidney stones

If your kidney stones are quite small, you might just urinate them out of you. Yes, you can take them out of your body through peeing, but they won't cause any severe problems. You can experience this if you have a small kidney stone and you are well hydrated.

9. Your kidney stones can also be bigger and cause pain

9. Your kidney stones can also be bigger and cause pain

If your kidney stones are not small enough to be urinated away, they can cause actual pain as they block the ureter. The ureter serves as the connector between the kidney and the bladder. If you have this, you should go to your doctor immediately.

10. Do not worry about peeing while you orgasm

10. Do not worry about peeing while you orgasm

Basically, your body will make it difficult for you to pee while you achieve an orgasm. You will only experience urinating while having an orgasm if you have regular incontinence. Women might feel that they are about to pee, but it can just be because of the sexual stimulation.

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