Cave men were not toilets, and organs designed to chop, so doctors believe you can experience medical benefits by having a cradle in your bathroom.
WASHINGTON – Cave men were not in toilets and bodies are designed to pull, so doctors think you can experience medical benefits by having a cradle in your bathroom.
"Supporting your feet on a stool changes the angle of your hips to put you in a more optimal chin position", dr. Peter Stanich, assistant professor of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the Wexner Medical Center in Ohio State University said in a press release.
Sitting on the toilet bends the rectum. "The very angle is, the easier the stool will be," Stanich said.
A month-long study with 52 people ̵
"This study shows that these simple devices can help relieve symptoms such as constipation, bloating and incomplete emptiness and can help people get more comfortable and effective bowel movements," Stanich said.
"I think we are all looking for ways to avoid more drugs or do more in a more natural way – and that's something that is easy."
Bathrooms toilet chairs marketed as Squatty Potty cost about $ 20 for $ 25.
The study on the use of "defecation posture modification devices" is published in the "Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology."
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