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It’s not just post-it notes, cutting cake or washing your hair that you’ve been doing wrong.

According to Danish experts, you’ve probably been defecating wrong.

Yes, that natural thing that all humans do, humans are apparently not doing correctly.

Danish newspaper MetroXpress conducted a survey to establish how many Danes grunt when they’re on the toilet, taking care of business.

Turns out many of them do. A third of people, according to the poll, make ‘pressing’ noises on the loo.

Jan Fallingborg, a consultant at Aarhus University Hospital's department of gastroenterology said this was bad news:

Basically it is all about pressure and that pressure decreases when we let air and noises out of our mouth. Therefore the release of forced sounds should have the opposite effect.

Ladies and gentlemen, there you have it - silence is best when it comes to number twos.

HT The Local

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