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IN Lifestyle ON 26 Jul, 2016
According to specialists sitting on your toilet seat for more than 15 minutes means you have some serious issues. I know most of you won't take it seriously but if you are facing this, you'll have to read further to know the causes and precautions to be taken.
This might be a diurnal problem for some of you whereas for some this might be once in a week. Read more to find out what happens if you sit for more than 15 minutes while pooping.
If you spend more than 15 minutes in pooping that means you have been having some problem with your system. Pooping should not be a long-stretched and lingering process. In fact, you should only use the toilet when it's very necessary.
Unnecessary putting of stress while pooping might lead to severe problems. The lump of blood vessels around the anus region can become inflamed and sore. It may even bleed after some time.
The peristalsis wave is a progressive and recurring contraction which enables our body to carry stool along our bowel as well as triggers the urge to poop. In case you don't go when you are feeling the immediate urge there are chances that you might experience a reverse peristalsis.
The harder and dryer your stool is the more difficult it is to pass.
If the impulse for poop goes don't stress on pooping instead leave the toilet seat and wait until the next pressure generates. You need to be patient as it might take a couple of hours. If it frequently takes you more than 10-15 minutes than it's an indicator that there's something wrong with you.
Spending more time in the toilet is an indicator of constipation. It means you need to have plenty of fiber in your meals. You should have at least 38 grams of fiber in your diet. Stress can also be a major reason behind constipation.
Sipping coffee in the morning will help you in the pooping process as it will help you fuel the muscle retrenchments involved in the peristalsis wave. This will help you ease while pooping and make you feel better.
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