Many people remain unaware that sitting toilets pose a danger to their health and well-being.
Nowadays, a growing number of medical experts say humans are supposed to squat to eliminate. It all comes down to positioning. Squatting releases pressure on the rectum and makes it easier to defecate. Sitting in a western style toilet means you are pushing against your own muscles. Many doctors say that using squat toilets reduce the chances of constipation, hemorrhoids, even bowel cancer.
Our body is designed to squat while eliminating. However, many countries in the world use squat toilets, the modern toilets are present in the Western restrooms.
Research shows that our bathroom posture plays a bigger role in these ailments than a lack of dietary fiber. Stanford University has revealed a new study that shows squatting is the proper and recommended way to go to the bathroom.