Kidneys, bladder and urinary tract

The kidneys act as the body’s filter system: they remove toxins and waste products from the blood and produce the urine. The urine is stored in the bladder and passed through the urethra.

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    Bladder training

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    How do the kidneys work?

    People usually have two kidneys, which look like oversized beans. The kidneys are located to the right and left of the spine, just below your ribcage...

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    How does the urinary system work?

    The main organs of our urinary system are the kidneys – our body’s “sewage treatment plants”: They filter toxins out of the body, as well as other su...