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5 Reasons Why It’s Good to Pee in the Shower!

in Health, Natural Cures June 17, 2016

People are often ashamed to talk about the things that they do in the restroom, but the thought that it is “dirty” needs to be flushed away, it is a natural part of life. You will be shocked when you find out that some experts think there are benefits to taking a closer look at your own urine.

You should be peeing in your shower, not just for the completely liberating rebellious adrenaline rush that you may or may not get from it, but because each time you do so you are saving the planet a little at a time.

“An average flush for a modern, Western-style toilet uses 6 liters (1.6 gallons) of water, and the average adult pees about seven times every 24 hours. That means that each day of weeing takes 42 liters (11.1 gallons) of toilet water to flush away. Assuming that people urinate the same way every single day, this means in just one year, the average person uses 15,330 liters (4,050 gallons) of toilet water.”

1. It Saves Money

Water Costs money, this should not come as news. Every single flush sends liters of your hard earned money down the drain.

2. Environment

By some estimates, each household could save up to 2,500 liters of water per year per person if we all peed in the shower once a day instead of in the toilet.

3. It gets you Cleaner

Have you ever wondered who decided we should use paper to clean up after doing our business? The dry paper just smears things around; for men and women, wiping from front to back can introduce bacteria into the urethra causing a painful infection. Water is much better at cleaning dirt out of the cracks and crevices. And there is plenty of water in the shower.

4. Strengthen the Pelvic Floor Muscles

“Try peeing in the shower squatting down. When you squat to pee as opposed to sitting up straight on the toilet, you automatically engage your pelvic floor and it naturally stretches and tones.”

5. It Keeps the Bathroom Cleaner

We have all been there we go to use the bathroom and there is pee on the toilet seat. Or perhaps you were going to clean the toilet, and once you lifted up the seat you noticed pee under the toilet seat or running down the toilet. If you do your business in the shower you won’t have to worry about this problem.