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Facts About The Human Urinary System

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The urinary system of the human body is one of the more important systems we have. It controls the flow of waste and excretion each and every day and ensures that we don’t miss a beat when it comes down to removing potentially hazardous substances from within our body. It is a very imperative system needed to ensure that we regularly go to the bathroom on a daily basis. Here are a few facts about the urinary system they didn’t necessarily teach you in science class.

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How much urine do we remove each day?

We release about 1 to say about 2 liters of that each and every day, and not just because of what we drink.

What is found in the urinary system?

Within that system, you will find your kidneys, there should be two of them, and you should have two urethra. And then you will find the bladder as well as what is known as the urethra. All of which are very important organs to be found in the human body to make the process jump forward.

Drinks not always factored into urination. What else does?

Well, you have to remove excess waste as well. This excess waste can be anything that we don’t need in the body at that time like used vitamins, excess minerals, urea, uric acid and even sugar let loose from the system during urination.

Why does urine smell?

Mostly because of what it once was, food particles and highly concentrated drinks. But, here’s a fact, only about 40 percent of people actually pick up the odor, the other sixty percent don’t have a clue.

What are some disorders?

There is the potential for getting kidney stones, which essentially block the passage of excretion. With special tablets, you can pass the stone out of your body along with the rest of the excrement.

What is in Urine?

Most of the time it’s made up of various salts as well as some metabolic wastes but occasionally more the not you’ll also find forms of sugar in there too.