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Why We Shouldn’t Squat Over the Toilet When We Pee, Take Care

Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find clean public restrooms. We either hold the toilet seat and move rapidly or halt in front of it when using the restroom in public. Although effective in the short term, this strategy can eventually lead to new problems.

You might experience more urinary tract infections.

When you squat over the toilet to urinate, your pelvic floor muscles aren't completely relaxed. A little section of your bladder hasn't entirely deflated yet. Therefore, when you stand up, you probably still have some urine in you. Urinary tract infections are more prone to happen because stagnant urine can support the growth of bacteria.

It is unpleasant to need to urinate frequently.

Any urine that is still inside your bladder may leak out when you sneeze, jump, laugh, or cough. Because it irritates your bladder, you may overestimate how often and urgently you need to use the restroom.

It's possible for strength to progressively decline.

Years of standing or squatting over the toilet instead of using your pelvic muscles normally to urinate could weaken your bladder.

If you need to use the restroom, fully squatting is preferable to semi-squatting.

Perform a full squat, which is an unrestricted squat that drops even lower than when you're seated, if you definitely, positively, positively have to use the restroom right this second and you're out in the middle of nowhere. It might be healthier to dangle over a toilet in a semi-squat position rather than this squat one because the pelvic and bladder muscles are more comfortable there.

What should you do if you require access to a public restroom?

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