This article is going to present you some unusual facts about our urine. In case you didn’t know, it can whiten your teeth! Here are the rest of them!

  • 95% of the urine contains water;
  • The Romans really loved urine so doctors used to advise their patients to wash their teeth with it in order to whiten them. It sounds crazy, but there is logic in that. Urine contains ammonia which makes the teeth become whiter;
  • Averagely, one person pees about 7 times a day, but, this varies depending on the amount of the drinks and food you consume;
  • An average urine lasts for 7 seconds, but if it is less than 7 seconds, and you feel the need to go, then you might have an infection;
  • An adult bladder can hold up to 300-500 ml of urine;
  • Women do not pee from their vaginas;
  • You’ve probably heard that the pain of a jellyfish sting can be alleviated by peeing on the affected spot, but it has still not been proven;
  • Frequently visiting the bathroom says that your health is at high level and also provides information that your kidneys, heart, and liver function properly;
  • Your pee color can say a lot about your health;




  • If your pee smells sweet, then it might be a sign of diabetes;
  • If the pee smells bad, it might be a sign of an infection and it might be because of spilling glucose to proteins into the urine;
  • 3,000 other components are included in the urine, like chloride, potassium, and sodium;
  • Foods like garlic, coffee, and junk food can make your pee smell bad, but this can be controlled if you stay well-hydrated;
  • Not peeing enough is a condition called oliguria;
  • The presence of nitrogen in the urine is used to prepare gun powder;
  • The condition where one person is not able to pee if other people are near them is called paruresis, or pee shyness;
  • Don’t be embarrassed if you pee when you sneeze, exercise, or laugh, because it is normal. This situation is called Stress Urinary Intolerance;
  • Pee was used for gas masks during World War 1 by the Canadian soldiers, thus they soaked up hankies or socks in urine and then cover their faces with it. This was believed to be the best process for breathing then;
  • Our morning pee is highly acidic compared to the pee during the day;
  • Women have a wider stream of urine than men.


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