October 22, 2021

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Why Can’t I Pee in Public Bathrooms?

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Why Can't I Pee in Public Bathrooms?

Paruresis or “Shy Bladder Syndrome” is the inability to pee in public. If this sounds like you, have hope; it’s super treatable!

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Sources:

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/shy-bladder-syndrome
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28554367
https://paruresis.org/ipa-misc/doc/fact_sheet.pdf
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4960499/#CIT0011
https://www.urologyhealth.org/urologic-conditions/paruresis-(urinating-in-public)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24056834
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12144-019-0125-7
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/shy-bladder-syndrome
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20521209

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