Correct sitting posture vs wrong sitting posture on toilet seat
Correct sitting posture vs wrong sitting posture on toilet seat

Correct sitting on the toilet seat provide the right angle to the body and helps with excretion. This helps in conditions such as hemorrhoids, constipation, and other GI disorders.

Wrong (but common) sitting posture on toilet seat
Wrong (but common) sitting posture on toilet seat

This is a common posture while sitting on toilet seat. It causes discomfort at the rectum. A small change in your bathroom posture can be the key to manage and/or prevent conditions such as hemorrhoids, constipation, and other intestine-related problems.

Correct sitting posture on toilet seat
Correct sitting posture on toilet seat

You should put your foot on small benches while sitting on toilet to relax muscles and straighten the rectum. One major factor that causes hemorrhoids is poor diet and lifestyle choices. Improving your bathroom posture can be the key to treat and prevent not only hemorrhoids but any digestion-related (intestine-related) problem.

Hemorrhoids and anal canal
Hemorrhoids and anal canal

All people have hemorrhoidal tissue as part of their normal body anatomy. Only in a few people, these hemorrhoids become enlarged. Hemorrhoidal tissue lies within the anal canal and perianal area and consists of blood vessels.

Hemorrhoids (piles) and surgery for treating them
Hemorrhoids (piles) and surgery for treating them

The image shows internal and external hemorrhoids according to their stages and surgical procedures for treating them.

Anal disorders
Anal disorders

Problems with the anus are quite common. They include such as hemorrhoids, abscesses, fissures (cracks), and anal cancer. It may be embarrassing to talk about these troubles. But it is important to speak to your doctor if you notice any symptoms of these problems, particularly, when you have pain or bleeding.

Capsule endoscopy
Capsule endoscopy

Capsule endoscopy is a procedure that uses a tiny wireless camera to take pictures of your digestive tract. This helps in diagnpsis of GI problems such as esophageal cancer.