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Laxatives

An active lifestyle accompanied with consumption of the proper food choices and hydration by including sufficient amounts of fluids in the diet should produce stools that can be eliminated effortlessly and without pain.


Adoption of the squat posture will create an open passage between the rectum and anus to allow elimination without straining and aid in achieving complete emptying of the bowel in addition to the prevention of associated problems.

Most people who are mildly constipated do not require
laxatives to complete the process of defecation. However, when dietary and lifestyle changes are made without any benefit, your Doctor may prescribe a laxative for a short period of time. Agents that soften the stool and bulk forming laxatives that affect the stool consistency are favourites. Stimulant laxatives can be habit forming and are only used when necessary to overcome side effects of certain medications that affect gut motility.

How to heal and prevent Bowel disorders

Diet is not about what you should NOT eat, it’s about what you should include in the diet that matters.
As long as your diet includes the correct balance of plant foods containing soluble fibre, insoluble fibre and resistant starch your colon will produce the perfectly formed stool. The important next step is to evacuate this stool without straining so that the body does not suffer from the pressures created each time the bowel is emptied.

In order to heal and prevent bowel disorders you need to make lifestyle changes that last the rest of your life time.

1. Include more fluids and plant food containing soluble fibre, insoluble fibre and resistant starch in the diet so that the perfectly formed stool will be made in the colon and beneficial bacteria will flourish and eliminate disease causing bacteria and fungi.

2. Evacuate the perfectly formed stool by adopting the squat posture to eliminate the need to strain during bowel movements.

It is not possible or safe to squat on the modern raised toilet seat installed in all western homes and it is impossible to squat for any length of time if you have not done this from childhood onwards. This makes the use of any raised platforms impossible to adapt to.

The SquattLooStool is designed to allow you to adopt the squat posture while seated comfortably on your raised toilet seat.
The single best and easiest lifestyle change you will ever make, leading to a healthier body.