Health Benefits of using a Squatting Toilet



Warning: DO NOT attempt to squat on a regular (Western Style) toilet. This can be very dangerous and DOES NOT solve the issue of TAHARAT due to splashing from the bowl. Picture is only provided to show ideal squatting position! 


7 Benefits of Natural Squatting

  • Makes elimination faster, easier and more complete. This helps prevent "fecal stagnation", a prime factor in colon cancerappendicitis and inflammatory bowel disease

  • Protects the nerves that control the prostatebladder and uterus from becoming stretched and damaged.

  • Securely seals the ileocecal valve, between the colon and the small intestine. In the conventional sitting position, this valve is unsupported and often leaks during evacuation, contaminating the small intestine.  

  • Relaxes the puborectalis muscle which normally chokes the rectum in order to maintain continence. 

  • Uses the thighs to support the colon and prevent straining. Chronic straining on the toilet can cause hernias, diverticulosis and pelvic organ prolapse.

  • A highly effective, non-invasive treatment for hemorrhoids, as shown by published clinical research. 

  • For pregnant women, squatting avoids pressure on the uterus when using the toilet. Daily squatting helps prepare one for a more natural delivey.


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