Peeing in the shower may be something you do from time to time without giving it much thought. Despite rumors to the contrary, urine is not sterile. It can contain dozens of different types of bacteria, including Staphylococcus and Streptococcus , which are associated with staph infections and strep throat, respectively. However, bacteria counts are relatively low in healthy urine, though they may be much higher if you have a urinary tract infection UTI. Healthy urine is mostly water, electrolytes, and waste products, such as urea. Urea is the result of proteins breaking down.
Dear Mona, I Pee In The Shower. Am I Normal?
80 Percent of People Pee In the Shower Magazine | Shape
There isn't a single one of us on this Godforsaken earth who can say for absolute certain that they haven't once just once peed in the shower. Whether you think the concept is disgusting or not is irrelevant - we've done it, we know people who have done it, we probably know people who still do it, so let's just do a mild full-body shudder and get on with the article. Yesterday, a woman shared a query to popular parenting forum, Mumsnet. She wanted to know if it was unreasonable to think that peeing in the shower wasn't disgusting at all.
8 Reasons You Should Pee in the Shower & Not Feel Gross About It
In the shower, that is. So is it really a good idea? Post continues after gallery.
N ew television advertisements in Brazil are encouraging people to pee in the shower as a way of conserving water. Our own nation, you may remember, stood divided on the issue a few years ago during Big Brother 3 when Alex was appalled by Jonny's unwillingness to make a distinction between loo and shower basin. The new campaign, however, undoubtedly marks a new stage — or high water mark, if you will — in the world's development, and with new mores comes new etiquette. Remember, you may be weeing in the shower, but there's no need to be rude. The water not only provides a cloaking effect, it also avoids lingering contact between the non-lavatory bowl porcelain and your urine.