If you enjoy escaping the real world by spending a bunch of time in the bathroom, you might want to rethink this strategy. Scientists and health officials have found that hanging out on the toilet for more than 10 minutes at a time can cause problems.
When you’re in there, you’re dealing with germs. That’s a problem. The more time you’re hanging out, the more likely you are to be affected by all the nasty bugs in there.
Also, sitting on the throne for too long can lead to hemorrhoids. Not fun.
So, the trick is to strike a balance between getting a break from the real world -- and not getting sick.