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Is it bad to hold your pee? - Heba Shaheed

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Humans should urinate at least four to six times a day, but occasionally, the pressures of modern life force us to clench and hold it in. How bad is this habit, and how long can our bodies withstand it? Heba Shaheed takes us inside the bladder to find out.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Heba Shaheed
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Director Outis
  • Animator Stevica Zivkov, Milos Zivkov
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger
  • Narrator Julianna Zarzycki

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