How much do you know about your amazing body? You are more remarkable than you ever imagined!
And some of these amazing answers will help you live longer and age more slowly.
A QUIZ IN 15 DAILY PARTS
YOUR AMAZING BODY NO. 7
How much urine, on average, does your bladder hold?
a. 200ml (just over a third of a pint)
b. 500ml (just under a pint)
c. 800ml (about 1.5 pints)
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B: About 500 ml (two cups or a can of soft drink) – somewhat more for a man. But the urge to urinate is triggered when the bladder contains about 200ml. You make about 1 to 2 litres of urine a day.
While we are in toilet mode, the average person expels flatulence 14 times each day. You have to, as digestion creates gases that would cause painful pressure if not released.
Oh, and Great Britain’s King George II died falling off a toilet on the 25th October 1760.
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