Doctor insights on:
Colon Detox Products
None: It is a waste of time and serves no useful purpose. ...Read more
Many methods, useful: I am not sure it's "necessary" but i advise all my patients to detox periodically for optimal health. My favorite method is to eat primarily organic fruits & veggies while taking nutrients to support detox. For an article i wrote see http://www.Drrandy.Org/article.Html#anchor-staying-23240. For more detailed advice see http://www.Healthy.Net/health/article/general_detoxification_and_cleansing/1558. ...Read more
Caveat emptor: There is no reason to take that stuff unless you want to pay a lot. No one knows the side effects of herbal therapy and repeated enemas by they can cause side effects. ...Read more
It is of no use: I do not recommend doing any such detox... It is dangerous and has no benefit to you. It can only create more trouble for you. ...Read more
Don't bother: Don't bother with any type of detox. It's just a waste of your money. ...Read more
Hi .I cannot go toilet, constipated for a week. I only go after I had colon detox or detox tea. My stomach bloated so big especialIy after meal. help?
Pressure in ears, head and stiffness in neck after doing a colon cleanse. CT scan of brain completely normal. Detox effects?
The road to health..: ...does NOT lead through your rectum. Colon cleansing can cause vomiting, electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, jaundice & kidney failure. It was discredited a century ago. It may sound appealing but there is NO scientific evidence for it. Claims that toxins in your GI tract cause health problems eg arthritis, allergies, asthma are nonsense. Be a wellness skeptic, not a wellness sucker. ...Read more
I am on a nerve blocker and therefore the gentle colon cleaning products don't work for. What product would work?
MIRALAX (polyethylene glycol) : Softeners plus laxatives may help you-the softener keeps your stools soft while the laxative helps to push it along and out. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) ( or it's generic) has been a godsend to many and should help you-- if not, please see your doc as something else may be going on! ...Read more