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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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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I want to detox my body&colon what is the best natural way and is it necessary?

I want to detox my body&colon what is the best natural way and is it necessary?

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

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What happens if I take pure colon detox and foreskulin fit pro, to lose weight?

What happens if I take pure colon detox and foreskulin fit pro, to lose weight?

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

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How can I cleanse my colon at home? I feel always uncomfortable and gasy and I might need a detox

How can I cleanse my colon at home? I feel always uncomfortable and gasy and I might need a detox

I suggest not.: No one needs a colon cleanse and no one needs detox (unless of course you are physiologically addicted to something). I you are uncomfortable and gassy as a long term trait you may want to discuss irritable bowel syndrome and other potential causes with your doc. ...Read more

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What should I use to detox or cleanse my colon out with no side effects?

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

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Do I have to do a colon and kidney detox before going though the liver detox?

Do I have to do a colon and kidney detox before going though the liver detox?

Don't bother: Don't bother with any type of detox. It's just a waste of your money. ...Read more

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Pressure in ears, head and stiffness in neck after doing a colon cleanse. CT scan of brain completely normal. Detox effects?

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

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Started a kidney, liver & gallbladder detox w/ colonics. We finish tomorrow but just found out last night i'm 5 weeks pregnant. Should i finish?

Started a kidney, liver & gallbladder detox w/ colonics.  We finish tomorrow but just found out last night i'm 5 weeks pregnant. Should i finish?

No: You should stop. What are you using for "detox? I'm not aware of any peer-reviewed study that has shown that "detoxing" with colonics has any health benefit. ...Read more

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What is a colonic?

Pertaining to colon: However, many people use it as a noun and mean a colonic enema. There are a number of so called "health treatments" that in involve high colonic enemas, or so called "clean outs". Efficacy of these "high colonics" is scientifically unproven & suspect. Colonic enemas may be required for some subjects with severe constipation, neurogenic bowel dysfunction or as part of pre-operative bowel prep. ...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