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Coffee Enema Detox
rids some poop: Yeah, this was a popular idea in ancient egypt, but was disproved decades ago. You will get rid of some stool. No one ever measured "toxins" supposedly removed before and after the rx to see if it worked. Pt of mine insisted on high colonics as bowel prep for colonoscopy-failed; had redo the prep and the procedure. Empty bowel may look flatter, maybe you feel better, but not detoxed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take "Garcinia Cambogia", (green coffee bean extract w/GCA)-"coffee pure Cleanse double strength", and "Colo cleanse pro" together?
No experience: Since I have no personal experience with either of the products you mention I shall refer you to a naturopathic physician, who undoubtedly is very familiar with both. Sorry that I personally am unable to answer your question. Be ready to inform the doc why you wish to use these products and what other meds and products you use or have used. ...Read more
Can I take a laxative or enema instead of colyte (polyethylene glycol) powder for my barium enema?
Don't use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more
Danger Danger Danger: Nope. First injecting significant levels of caffeine by enema? Not in any way a smart or health decision. Second, this new fad which is a fraudulent promise of weight loss is a lie. There will be no real or sustained weight loss because of green coffee beans or extract. ...Read more
Yes: Companies sell these products and make money at it. It is safe to assume someone has used these products for their intended purpose. ...Read more
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is an over the counter stool softener which can be mixed with water or juice. Follow the dilution directions on the bottle exactly, as most stool softeners and fiber supplements will only work as they are intended if they are ingested with appropriate fluid amounts. ...Read more
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Of course not: Nor will is cleanse you of "poisons", real or imaginary. If it did, the research piranhas at the nih would have figured out how to make scientific reputations by publishing about it. Enjoy your tea but don't expect magic -- and perhaps instead of doing illegal drugs that actually are likely to hurt you. ...Read more