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Would riding a bicycle cause my waste to reach the sigmoid colon any quicker than normal everyday activity would? Or would it have the same rate?
Would riding a bike while standing cause waste to reach my sigmoid colon, even if i went to the loo and pooped out as much as i could beforehand?
No difference: None of these different activities would make a difference since there is only one way for waste to be eliminated... ...Read more
If i pooped out all i could beforehand, how much of a faster rate would my waste reach sigmoid colon after i rode a bike? Or is there no difference?
If i had no stool in my sigmoid colon and went on a bike ride, would the cycling have made the waste reach my sigmoid colon after i finished riding?
Family practice : Depends on length of bike ride.Get a more detailed answer ›
If someone had no waste in his sigmoid colon and then he went out to play a game baseball, would playing baseball cause waste to form in the sigmoid?
No: Waste comes from the food that you put in your mouth, goes to your stomach, then your small bowel, then your colon. If your sigmoid is empty now, it will be full in a few hours from what you had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The journey from your mouth to your colon takes several hours. ...Read more
If i poop out all i could before i went on a bike ride. After i finished cycling, would there be any waste formed in sigmoid colon from riding?
Possibly: Partly depends on how much food you had eaten the night before and how fast your intestinal transit time is. Your body is constantly forming stool (liquid form on the right side of the colon and more solid by the time it reaches the sigmoid). So even with a good bm in the morning, there could be some stool in your sigmoid by the end of your bike ride. ...Read more
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
Crazy: Dr nguyen and heller are quite correct. The state of texas prosecuted practitioners of colonic cleansing because the procedure was ineffective and dangerous. This is outlawed in texas now. Patients were killed by perforation of the colon by inexperienced practitioners. This is a practice without scientific basis, in a word - quackery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO, don't do it!!!: This has been addressed many times on healthtap, and the repeated answer is: don't cleanse! it doesn't matter whether the snake oil (sorry "detox cleanse") you choose is "organic" or not--there is no enduring value to "cleansing" your gut without a doctor's advice. What toxins? Rather, there is considerable risk to your health. Pull the prior healthtap answers on this subject, and please don't! ...Read more