Hello multitaskers! Atleast that’s what you think of yourself when you keep on scrolling down the news feed in the washroom. You probably do that in order to save yourself some time, right? And who doesn’t want to do that? In this fast lifestyle we live in, it’s so hard to get some time for yourself. But, trust me. Sitting on the toilet seat and checking all the updates isn’t the best thing to do by your health. You know how? Well, this has nothing to do with your mind. You’re not going to forget the news updates or whatever you’re checking. Instead, it will give you some serious health issues, like hemorrhoids or piles.
According to Gregory Thorkelson, M.D., from the department of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh, it’s probably for the best if your toilet visits didn’t exceed 10 to 15 minutes. As a matter of fact, you should only be visiting the toilet if you have an urge to poop. When this urge happens to be missing, your body may be tempted to strain or push in an attempt to get your toilet business done. All that straining could lead to the development of hemorrhoids or piles.
What are haemorrhoids?
Hemorrhoids are bulging, swollen veins are