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Do you often feel the urge to pee and feel like you just can't hold it? Do you head to the bathroom far more than you think is normal? You may have overactive bladder OABa condition that affects about 33 million Americans.
Most language users agree that some words sound harsh e. We tested the hypothesis that the sound of a word possesses affective iconic characteristics that can implicitly influence listeners when evaluating the affective meaning of that word. The results show that a significant portion of the variance in affective meaning ratings of printed words depends on a number of spectral and temporal acoustic features extracted from these words after converting them to their spoken form study1.
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If you're playing that new Scum game on Steam, you probably have been confronted by a sudden need for your character to pee, or poop, or vomit. It sounds silly, but the way that Scum intricately simulates digestive processes to create the most gastrointestinally detailed survival simulation ever means that eating and drinking naturally lead to, well, a call from nature. Refusing to answer that call will leave you in quite a bind.
Different pigments in food you eat or medication that you take can be carried through your digestive tract and change the color of your urine. While being hydrated is a good thing, drinking too much water can rob your body of electrolytes. Urochrome is produced by your body breaking down hemoglobin, the protein that carries oxygen in your red blood cells. In most situations, the color of your urine will depend on how diluted this pigment is.
Your urine can tell you a lot about your health and your habits. Urine is produced when blood passes through the kidneys, which filter out excess waste and water. Urine is roughly 95 percent water, and the rest is composed of thousands of compounds — both inorganic and organic — exiting the body.