Okay, raise your hand if you've ever strained on the toilet? Yeah, we've all been there. But while straining for a bowel movement may be an all-too-common practice, that doesn't mean it's healthy, or even helpful. In fact, according to pelvic floor expert Kelly Peterson, PT, DPT—this is the "wrong" way to go about your bathroom time.
What's the "right" way? Well, Peterson recently posted a TikTok sharing the optimal way to have a BM, by “inhaling” to relieve yourself. Intrigued? So were we.