Expert says sitting on toilet seats beyond 15 minutes unhealthy


A medical expert, Dr Bola Bello, has warned against sitting too long on toilet seats as it could cause haemorrhoids.

Bello, who is a consultant in a private health facility told newsmen in Ilorin that sitting on toilet seats for more than fifteen minutes was not healthy.

The physician claims sitting on toilet seats longer than 15 minutes can cause heamorrhoids, which is the formation of veins in and around the anus, adding that the veins gets engorged in blood which eventually leads to bleeding

Speaking further, he believes that no matter how clean a toilet appears to be, it remains an unhygienic place, which harbours germs that is dangerous to health