What Happens to Your Body When You Retain Urine

When nature calls, sometimes we don’t answer right away. Maybe you wrote an email. Maybe you are talking on the phone or driving. We all retention urine sometimes for a variety of reasons, and while it’s harmless in the short term, this video explains what happens to your body as you get used to doing it over time.

SciShow explains in this video that over time, urinary retention can lead to bladder infections and other problems:

You may face some unpleasant long-term consequences such as urinary retention and an increased risk of infection. Urinary retention is the inability to empty the bladder completely. Constant retention of urine can weaken the muscles in the bladder, which can cause urinary retention as we age.

You probably don’t need a good reason to go to the bathroom , but that’s it.

More information is provided in the video, so watch it above or follow the link below.

What Happens When You Retain Urine | SciShow (YouTube)


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