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Why does the need to urinate seem to intensify as soon as you are trying to unlo

  1. Loi-Renee profile image85
    Loi-Reneeposted 6 years ago

    Why does the need to urinate seem to intensify as soon as you are trying to unlock your front door?

  2. brewskitimeguy profile image60
    brewskitimeguyposted 6 years ago

    I think it is because, it is the realization that once you get inside, the safety and comfort of our home allows us to relax and let our gaurd down.

  3. Rhonda_M profile image86
    Rhonda_Mposted 6 years ago

    You are home. Your body knows this. You're starting to shed the tension from the outside that makes you "hold it in".

  4. Shawnte87 profile image89
    Shawnte87posted 6 years ago

    I think it's just the thought of being comfortable. Our entire bodies relax, including our bladders.

  5. overcrok profile image82
    overcrokposted 6 years ago

    It can be a pavlovian reflex, you know that the goal to free yourself from this uncomfortable condition is getting closer in space, you might think the toilet is waiting for you with open hands, or again, the goal to fulfill your physiological needs (in this case to empty your urinary bladder) is really close, thus generating an additional excitement in the pontine micturition center inside your brainstem, that regulates detrusor muscle in order to clear out the bladder.

  6. jhunpaler profile image74
    jhunpalerposted 6 years ago

    maybe because the brain is sending signals to the bladder telling it the we are almost there smile

  7. SidKemp profile image93
    SidKempposted 6 years ago

    I agree with all these answers - but it's not just about people. Being safe to urinate is a big issue for any animal. Urinating in unknown territory is risky - a predator might come and eat you. So we have deep unconscious control mechanisms that say "don't urinate" (blocking the sensation we need to), and "now it's safe to urinate" (urgency), and we share these with all animals. If we come close to a place where we know it is safe to urinate, then our body says, "time to go!"

 
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