AdviceHealth & Beauty

Squatty Potty on the Cheap

The Squatty Potty is a type of footstool you place on the floor in front of your toilet, helping you to lift your legs. This results in a squatting-type position to help ease strain when moving bowels. Although quite helpful for many people, the price can be a bit steep, running anywhere from $20 to $100. You can use any standard footstool to aid you in this process as you are to be lifting your legs, not standing on the actual stool. Here, I have a $5 step stool for both feet, and a smaller dollar version in red. You can use the red type by itself or one for each foot. These work just as great as the expensive versions.

Advertisement

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

July 7, 20171 found this helpful

I did read something years ago written by anthropologists(?) who claimed many benefits from the squatting position and said due to Human's unique anatomy, is is/should be the best and most natural position.

The stool seems to be a good idea in that it helps approximate that position. Another feather in your cap, Miz Toosa!

Reply Was this helpful? 1
July 7, 20170 found this helpful

Yes, indeed! When my father was a wee little one, his first house had more of "holes in the floor" type toilets. Switching to what's now the common toilet was super weird, I hear. I think these cheap versions are awesome!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
July 8, 20190 found this helpful

They really do help especially if you have problems going.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Advertisement

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Categories
Health & Beauty AdviceJuly 6, 2017
Pages
More
🌻
Gardening
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2019 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2019/10/01 17:05:52 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!