Sitting to Squatting Toilet Converter - A Great Invention

by Trent Landers
(Reno, NV. U.S.A.)

I have been a squatter on my toilet rim (not seat) since I was came home from Vietnam in the late 60's.


When I got home, I realized how different it was to relieve yourself and kind of missed the feeling of complete evacuation. But sitting is so much more comfortable for all ages of people usually.

However, if you still have a sense of balance then this toilet converter is very functional. I am thinking about buying one for my dad who suffers from several gastro-intestinal problems.

I have two comments:

1) Your research is based on non-scientific studies. Study protocols could be done intra-continentally using populations in major cities both western and eastern.

But your number of people would have to be around 5 THOUSAND participants in each country, you would have to follow them for a 5-year period.

And you would have do periodic check-ups with a medical staff using barium enemas or some sort of imaging protocol and have those protocols examined by certified Enterologists and written up in an accepted Medical Journal.

It is not enough to say that it seems that Asian people do not have the problems that western people have in gastroenterology areas.

You also did not account for the HUGE difference in what the different cultures "ate". Red meat could be a huge part of the problems and diseases you mention in your explanation.

In addition, stress, genetics, environmental aspects and cultural norms were not adequately described. Example: it is common for Americans to "hold it" until their busy schedules dictate they can relieve themselves.

Lastly, 2) Your shipping charges for this invention is ridiculous. You need to find a cheaper way to ship your product or modify your product so that it can be shipped more reasonably.

I would not buy it just for that reason. But good work, you did well.

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Feb 25, 2016
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What the Different Cultures Ate...
by: Anonymous

Trent,
You said (among other things) "You also did not account for the HUGE difference in what the different cultures "ate". Red meat could be a huge part of the problems and diseases you mention in your explanation.

In addition, stress, genetics, environmental aspects and cultural norms were not adequately described. Example: it is common for Americans to "hold it" until their busy schedules dictate they can relieve themselves."...

Looks like you didn't read much of David's site. If you had, you would have come across this page among others:
http://www.toilet-related-ailments.com/constipation-and-cancer.html

That is one page you'll find here (if you bother to read more), which quite clearly states how diet and lifestyle habits have been offered as explanations for these conditions, but are easily dismissed.
For example, I myself eat a very high fibre diet, rarely eat red or even white meat, exercise regularly (60 to 90 mins / day) - do everything right; yet have suffered from terrible hemorrhoids for the past 19 years...

UNTIL I FOUND THIS SITE and started squatting!

Trust me it works: amazingly.
Who cares about whether or not there is scientific research and evidence to support it? I don't. All I know is it works (and I was a real skeptic too). But then figured "What the heck - what have I got to lose by trying this"? "Everything else so far hasn't provided any relief, might as well give it a go, it might just work"... It DID!
Squatting makes a huge difference and I even had a great deal of difficulty at first just being able to squat and stay in that position for more than 30 seconds... BTW: I am a 58 y/o man.

Now I won't do it any other way! When I travel I pack a 2" deep 10" X 8" plastic container that I put on the floor of any hotel's (or other place I stay), toilet. I squat, do my smelly business then tip the product straight down the toliet and flush it away as per usual...
Defecating now only takes me about 2 mins anyway. By stark contrast: when I was sitting on the toilet, I was normally there anywhere from 15 to 40 minutes and I still felt like I hadn't finished, even after sitting (and straining) that long!

Jun 02, 2012
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No need for studies on squatting vs sitting toileting posture
by: Anonymous

Hello Trent,

There have been many studies; however, people will believe what they want to believe. There is a lot of noise out there; those who sit and are not willing to squat will continue to do so, unless they come to know the truth about sitting toilets.

Common sense tells us that sitting toilets isn't natural for the human body. Consider the way the buttocks of human beings are designed.

Does it makes sense to evacuate with the buttock cheeks close together, or spread open as a result of the squatting position?

You have also admitted and realised that squatting is better:

"When I got home, I realized how different it was to relieve yourself and kind of MISSED the feeling of COMPLETE EVACUATION."

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