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How Much Urine Can a Healthy Bladder Hold?
livescience ^

Posted on 06/26/2009 12:41:10 PM PDT by JoeProBono

A healthy adult bladder can hold up to 16 ounces (2 cups) of urine comfortably, according to the National Institutes of Health. How frequently it fills depends on how much excess water your body is trying to get rid of. Circular muscles called sphincters close tightly to keep urine from leaking. The involuntary leakage of urine is called incontinence.

Nerves in the bladder tell you when it is time to empty it. The sensation becomes stronger as the bladder continues to fill and reaches its limit. When you urinate, the brain signals the sphincter muscles to relax. At the same time, the brain signals the bladder muscles to squeeze, thus allowing urine to flow through the urethra. When these signals occur in the correct order, normal urination occurs. Problems in the urinary system can be caused by aging, illness, or injury. The muscles in and around your bladder tend to weaken with age. Weak bladder muscles may result in your not being able to empty your bladder completely, leaving you at a higher risk for urinary tract infections, according to the NIH.

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TOPICS: Humor; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: bladder; napl


1 posted on 06/26/2009 12:41:11 PM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono
"How Much Urine Can a Healthy Bladder Hold?"

Depends


2 posted on 06/26/2009 12:44:20 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If any of you die, can I please have your ammo?" ~ Gator113)
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To: JoeProBono

Wait, wait; don’t tell me! From a tax-funded study costing $116M, right?


3 posted on 06/26/2009 12:45:01 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: JoeProBono

This ought to be fun....I remember the time when I drunk X cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon, etc. etc.


4 posted on 06/26/2009 12:45:01 PM PDT by TRY ONE (NUKE the unborn gay whales!)
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To: Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

...if a woodchuck could chuck wood?


5 posted on 06/26/2009 12:45:18 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: JoeProBono

And now for something completely different ?????


6 posted on 06/26/2009 12:45:43 PM PDT by Jeffrey_D.
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To: JoeProBono

I can’t tell you how many 16 oz beer bottles I overflowed ‘back in the day’.

Loss of concentration at the critical moment, bummers.


7 posted on 06/26/2009 12:45:43 PM PDT by savedbygrace (You are only leading if someone follows. Otherwise, you just wandered off... [Smokin' Joe])
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To: JoeProBono

These days, with me, never enough... LOL...


8 posted on 06/26/2009 12:46:24 PM PDT by Star Traveler (The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is a Zionist and Jerusalem is the apple of His eye.)
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To: Daffynition

"Y'mean my bladder is unhealthy?"

9 posted on 06/26/2009 12:46:39 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: Daffynition

10 posted on 06/26/2009 12:47:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: JoeProBono
How Much Urine Can a Healthy Bladder Hold?

It'll hold the first 4 just fine, no problem. After that though, it only holds one bottle at a time.

11 posted on 06/26/2009 12:47:47 PM PDT by SoDak (Molon Labe)
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To: TRY ONE

Here’s mine:

We went to the River at Yuma and I drank a case and a half of beer without peeing once.

I was so proud of myself!


12 posted on 06/26/2009 12:48:03 PM PDT by montomike (Politics should be about service and not a lucrative, money-making opportunity!)
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To: JoeProBono
2 cups comfortably.

Way, way more uncomfortably.

13 posted on 06/26/2009 12:48:18 PM PDT by kidd (Obama: The triumph of hope over evidence)
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To: JoeProBono

I know it will hold at least one 64 oz Little Kings Cream Ale.


14 posted on 06/26/2009 12:51:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (The poor bastards have us surrounded.)
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To: JoeProBono

Good grief, everyone knows a human bladder can hold 2 cups of coffee.


15 posted on 06/26/2009 12:51:50 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: keats5

Al Gore’s can apparently only hold one glass of iced tea at a time.


16 posted on 06/26/2009 12:53:42 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Thanks, now I need to pee!


17 posted on 06/26/2009 12:57:02 PM PDT by Cyclone59 (Everything that hits the fan is not evenly distributed)
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To: Cyclone59; Daffynition
Thanks, now I need to pee!


18 posted on 06/26/2009 12:58:56 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: JoeProBono

Can your bladder hold more than a chihuahua’s?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TI1UOWS8g8


19 posted on 06/26/2009 1:00:07 PM PDT by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: cripplecreek

20 posted on 06/26/2009 1:00:22 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: a fool in paradise

When I was 14, I drank a six pack of Heineken without going to the bathroom once. I was so drunk I fell on the floor, passed out and pissed myself.


21 posted on 06/26/2009 1:00:27 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Climate change alarmists are Warm-Mongers. Now that's funny right there. I don't care who you are.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Ahh the “joys” of drinking! sarcasm off


22 posted on 06/26/2009 1:03:59 PM PDT by Jmouse007 (tot)
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To: JoeProBono
Let's find out. Drink up.

I'll tell you when you can stop.

23 posted on 06/26/2009 1:06:55 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (Theology is the Queen Of The Sciences)
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To: a fool in paradise
It need not be wasted ........it's sold all over India.........go-go Gomata!


24 posted on 06/26/2009 1:07:06 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If any of you die, can I please have your ammo?" ~ Gator113)
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To: JoeProBono
How Much Urine Can a Healthy Bladder Hold?

Depends on how many beers I drink before halftime.
25 posted on 06/26/2009 1:08:23 PM PDT by BJClinton (One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: JoeProBono

16 ounces, fine... More than that, urine trouble now!


26 posted on 06/26/2009 1:09:11 PM PDT by mikrofon (Urinalysis, please)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

"I can't help myself, I've been drinkin' all night..." "Wonderful Wino" - Jeff Simmons/Frank Zappa

27 posted on 06/26/2009 1:10:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: JoeProBono

Well, I don’t want to brag, but back in my younger days, they used to call me:

Race Horse


28 posted on 06/26/2009 1:12:30 PM PDT by alarm rider (My tagline is on vacation.)
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To: alarm rider

29 posted on 06/26/2009 1:14:54 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

“Let’s...find...out.”


30 posted on 06/26/2009 1:15:09 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Daffynition
It need not be wasted ........it's sold all over India.........go-go Gomata!

Man, all the useless things you learn about on FR!

One of the products offered on this page:

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Directions: For best results moisten the soap cake, rub gently on wet skin, and then rinse.
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31 posted on 06/26/2009 1:24:18 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody

ROFLOL .... we’d be great on J-E-O-P-A-R-D-Y!


32 posted on 06/26/2009 1:26:22 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If any of you die, can I please have your ammo?" ~ Gator113)
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To: JoeProBono; Larry Lucido; Cagey
JERRY I've had this condition since I was eleven! I've been in and out of hospitals my whole life. I have no control over it. Doctors have told me that when I feel it, the best thing to do is just release it. Otherwise, I could die.

SECURITY GUARD Well you're still not allowed.

JERRY Do you hear what I'm saying to you?! I'm telling you that if I don't go, I could die. Die. Is it worth dying for?

SECURITY GUARD That's up to you.

JERRY So you don't care if I die.

SECURITY GUARD What I care about is the sanitary condition of the parking facility.

JERRY It was life and death.

SECURITY GUARD Uh huh.

JERRY Oh I'm lying. Why would I do it unless I was in mortal danger? I know it's against the law.

SECURITY GUARD I don't know.

JERRY Because I could get Uromysitisis poisoning and die. That's why!...Do you think I enjoy living like this?...the shame, the humiliation...You know I have been issued a public urination pass by the city because of my condition. Unfortunately my little brother ran out of the house with it this morning.

JERRY (C0NT'D) Him and his friends are probably peeing all over the place. You want to call the Department of Social Services? Oh, it's Saturday. They're closed today. My luck.

SECURITY GUARD You can tell the police all about it.

33 posted on 06/26/2009 1:31:52 PM PDT by MotleyGirl70
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To: Daffynition
I don't even want to know the story behind that picture!
34 posted on 06/26/2009 1:33:52 PM PDT by MotleyGirl70
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To: cynwoody; Revolting cat!
There will be no fear of modern day pollution, radiation, and infection if one takes a bath daily with cow dung.

Clearly the East Indians need to wake up to the problems they are causing the environment and the contributions they make to man-made global warming with cow farts.

35 posted on 06/26/2009 1:34:59 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: MotleyGirl70
Robert Gibbs when he's out of uniform, next question...


36 posted on 06/26/2009 1:36:40 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: cynwoody
Thanks for the link!!

I can't wait to try the tooth powder (# 15).

Note - In some patients, taking any cow urine preparations may result in loose bowel movement (LBM) three to four times a day. Consider it as part of cleansing of the intestines. If symptoms persist for more than three days, take half the normal prescription for a few days. Afterwards, resume taking the prescribed amount again. Copyright © 2005 - 2009 Bhaktivedanta Swami Goshala, International Society for Krishna Consciousness Raman Reti, Vrindavan 281121, Mathura District, U.P. India

37 posted on 06/26/2009 1:58:54 PM PDT by skeptoid (AA, UE, MBS [with oak leaf clusters])
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To: Daffynition; a fool in paradise; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; ...
It need not be wasted ........it's sold all over India.........go-go Gomata!

Is their corporate jingle "Urine the money"?


38 posted on 06/26/2009 2:00:44 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Crazy is the new sane.)
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To: TRY ONE

I had a football player roommate at PSU (who later played 13 years in the NFL) who won a $50 bet one day with another PSU football alumnus.

The bet? That he couldn’t drink an entire case (24) of 16 ounce cans of beer in one sitting without taking a leak.

He finished, got up, took a 10 minute leak then went out on the town with his buddy for the night.

Needless to say, he was an offensive lineman (and a rather large one).


39 posted on 06/26/2009 3:05:34 PM PDT by FlJoePa
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To: MotleyGirl70
Think ... it might just grow on you...... ;-P


40 posted on 06/26/2009 3:08:46 PM PDT by Daffynition ("If any of you die, can I please have your ammo?" ~ Gator113)
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To: FlJoePa

Your NFL friend didn’t have the nickname of “Wiz” did he?


41 posted on 06/26/2009 3:23:34 PM PDT by politicket (1 1/2 million attended Obama's coronation - only 14 missed work!)
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To: JoeProBono
Also a lot depends on external pressures.


42 posted on 06/26/2009 3:27:44 PM PDT by Lady Jag (Communism + Hezbollah + Al Qaeda + Obama + StoneAge = CHAOS)
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To: BJClinton

After you break the seal{ the first beer piss}, you will have to go every 20 minutes
Proven fact.


43 posted on 06/27/2009 10:34:27 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( If this be treason, then lets make the best of it.)
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