How do I know which Squatty Potty to buy?

How do I know which Squatty Potty to buy?

In order to determine the size you require you first need to measure your toilet. Lift the seat to make it slightly easier and measure from the floor to the top of the bowl. From this you will be able to glean whether your toilet is standard or comfort height. The 7″ Squatty Potty is our best seller.

Does the Squatty Potty really make a difference?

After sorting through descriptions of more than 1,000 bowel movements, the researchers found that 90% of people who used a Squatty Potty strained less, and 71% had faster bowel movements. Fewer users also reported feeling like they still had to go after using the bathroom.

What is the best poop position?

Squatting. Squatting, or sitting with your knees raised and your legs slightly spread, may indeed be the most natural and most effective way to empty your bowels.

Does Squatty Potty prevent hemorrhoids?

“Squatting on a stool can reduce the amount of straining on the toilet, which may mean less hemorrhoids, but there are no clinical studies proving that,” she says.

Do I need a 7 or 9 Squatty Potty?

A 7″ Squatty Potty works with both standard (14″-15.5″) and comfort height (16″-18″) toilets. If you are limber or an advanced squatter, a 9″ Squatty Potty will work best.” But in another section on the website they say the 7″ stores best under a standard height toilet and the 9″ stores best under the taller toilet.

Is squatty potty a gimmick?

“In my opinion, the squatty potty isn’t a gimmick,” said Spectrum Health Medical Group gastroenterologist Randall Meisner, MD. “For some people, it can improve the angle of the rectum and relax the muscles that help us defecate.”

Why you shouldn’t sit on the toilet too long?

Spending too much time on the toilet causes pressure on your rectum and anus. Because the seat is cut out, your rectum is lower than the rest of your backside. Gravity takes over, and blood starts to pool and clot in those veins. Add in any straining or pushing, and you may have a recipe for hemorrhoids.