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Turns out there's a 'natural' way to poo, and we've been doing it wrong our whole lives (Glamour UK)


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Turns out there's a 'natural' way to poo, and we've been doing it wrong our whole lives

Why we should all be adjusting our poop position.

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How do you poo? Trust us, it's important, as it turns out the ‘poop position’ that most of us are used to (sitting on a toilet with our feet on the floor) might not be so good for our bodies or our overall health

Back in 2017 (good times), Squatty Potty released a video, which quickly went viral as it featured an ice-cream-pooping unicorn called Dookie who demonstrated exactly how we should all be pooing. Grossed out yet? Stick with us. 

We all care about our health and wellbeing, yet research shows that so many of us are still struggling with bowel-related issues, including irritable bowel syndrome(IBS) and constipation. Bupa estimate that between one and two in 10 people have IBS, while constipation is thought to be twice as common in women as it is in men. 

We're not saying adjusting your poop position will definitely ease bowel-related issues, but it can't hurt to know the facts, right? 

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© Condé Nast Britain 2021.



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