How Long Should You Be Peeing? A Pelvic Floor Specialist Explains
Pelvic floor health is essential to maintain at any age, and if you’re regularly experiencing short streams that are less than the above averages, it may spell trouble for your well-being. “[It] either indicates you emptied your bladder too soon, you aren’t hydrating enough, or you aren’t emptying well,” Jeffrey-Thomas reveals in another video.
Staying properly hydrated is essential for so many important functions in your body, so make sure to be drinking between 2.7 and 3.7 liters (for females and males, respectively) each day to feel your best. If, however, your issue is that you’re emptying your bladder too soon, you may be priming your body for issues down the road. Practicing too-frequent peeing may lower your tolerance for how much you can hold before your restroom needs become urgent.