toilets are a wonderful invention and proper treatment of wastewater is a very important factor in public health. As a result, we’re big fans of modern plumbing.
But as people developed, are used instead of squatting to do their bathroom business. Are there disadvantages to our modern habit of sitting on the “throne”?
P provide a small stool for our granddaughter to use to reach the sink to wash your hands. Because I am “designated” the same bathroom, recently she began using the same stool to elevate my legs while I’m sitting on the toilet.
I have to admit that things seem to work best when the stool is used. I guess you could say that the stool helps with feces. (I could not help it, I had to say.)
A . Caca posture seems to make a difference when it comes to bath function. A study comparing sit squat squatting revealed that requires less time and effort to obtain a satisfactory result ( Digestive Diseases and Sciences July 2003 ).
gastroenterologist Stephen Sontag believes sitting on the bathroom restricts the relevant right angle and contributes to hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux disease ( Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine Mar Jun 1999 ).
most Americans prefer not squat because it requires practice and requires an awkward use of leg muscles and balance. But using her great-granddaughter stool to support your feet on the ground might be a reasonable compromise to achieve a healthy hygienic posture.
Others without a small child at home might prefer a stool that is designed to fit snugly around the base of the toilet. Squatty Potty ( www.squattypotty.com ) makes a device of this type. Also subscribe to our radio program.