Ideal Time Until Danger of Straining – Defecation or defecation is one form of excretion carried out by the body, to make feces.

Do you know when is the ideal time to defecate? Then what are the risks that arise if you push too often during defecation? Summarizing from various sources, here are 5 unique facts about bowel movements that you need to know.

1. How many times a day?

Gastroenterologist Dr. Sarina Pasricha, as quoted from Fatherly, said that there is no standard for how many times it is normal to defecate (BAB) in a day. In this case, experts state that each person’s bowel movements are different, the most important thing is consistency.

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Illustration of a bowel movement (Unsplash/Giorgio Trovato)

“In the morning, when we first wake up, the internal alarm clock goes off in our colon, and the colon begins to contract more forcefully,” he says.

Morning routines such as stretching, drinking water or coffee help improve digestion along with triggering the first bowel movement. About 30 percent of people report wanting to have a bowel movement after drinking a cup of hot coffee.

2. Drink water to prevent constipation

Citing Insider, drinking water is important to prevent constipation. A hydrated body makes stools or stools softer, making them easier to pass.

“Because fiber dominates stool, water will help soften and balance how stool moves through the digestive system,” says Toronto Canada Dietitian Abby Langer.

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3. Scientific reasons to defecate in the morning

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