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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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How can remove my bad colon cleanse?

How can remove my bad colon cleanse?

Can you clarify?: "Colon cleanses" are scams that target good, ordinary people and give them the idea that they need to remove "toxic bowel settlement" or something equally imaginary. If you had a bad experience after one of these, and still feel sick, a visit to a mainstream physician is in order. You'd do yourself a favor to find an evidence-based holistic practitioner in your community as wel. ...Read more

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Colon cleanse as a good as a colon hydrotherapy?

Colon cleanse  as a good as a colon hydrotherapy?

Neither: There is no need for either. If constipated buy some MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or mag citrate. ...Read more

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At what age is it a good idea to get a colon cleanse?

At what age is it a good idea to get a colon cleanse?

Never: Good diet and fluid intake are all that your colon needs to stay healthy. Avoid tobacco and excessive alcohol. Get colonoscopy after 50 yrs old. Artificial cleansing techniques such as enemas or laxatives are useless biologically in a healthy person, and may be quite dangerous. ...Read more

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Is colon cleanse necessary? I have good bowel function, i eliminate nearly once daily. Which colon cleanse regimen is suitable?

Colon ; health: Absolutely not. I know of no physician that would recommend such a process. I would advise to to not do this. ...Read more

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When I take colon cleanse to use the bathroom I'm good but when I stop I'm constipation?

When I take colon cleanse to use the bathroom I'm good but when I stop I'm constipation?

Use sparingly: The problem with many cleanses is that they can work in the same way as laxatives. Unfortunately, your body begins to depend on their use,for bowel movements. As a result, constipation is common,when you stop. A good approach might be to cut down on the cleanses while you increase your intake of fruits,and vegetables and fiber. Drink lots of,water. Adding so,e movement would also,help. ...Read more

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What to do if i frequently do not go often and heard it is good to do a thorough colon cleanse regularly to get the old stool out what is the best way to do this?

No colonic cleansing: as a pediatrician we normally dont recommend colonic cleansing.I would like to know exactly what the root of the problem and what causes it before i suggest any treatment ...Read more

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Can colon cleanse do as a good job as a colon hydrotherapy?

Lifestyle: Nothing can prevent colon cancer, but high fiber diet, low fat, minimal alcohol, low red meat, can all be helpful. ...Read more

Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more