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How To Do A Bowel Cleanse
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Follow MD advice: Preparation for a colonoscopy is a little different than treating chronic idiopathic constipation or other indications for certain constipation drugs. It is best to follow your MD's preparation instructions exactly.If you misplaced them you can call the office. Good luck. ...Read more
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
I need advice for colon cleansing. I don't have digestive issues, I have good bowel function (Ι Ηave 5-6 bm's weekly, very easily and effortlessly). I?
May not need: If you have regular of bm without constipaction. ...Read more
Long story short, i need a colonoscopy and i heard that colon cleanses can cause your bowel to perforate. Is that true?
Colon Cleanses: Can be dangerous but the preps used for colonoscopies are safe and very low risk when used as instructed by your endoscopist. Otc colon cleanses are a hype and taking advantage of gullible patients and pose potential of damage to the cells lining your colon. Best way to keep colon clear is to eat a healthy high fiber doet, drink 80-100 ounces of caffeine/alcohol free fluid daily and save your mone. ...Read more
I read on internet ads about colon cleansing products which I am scared to try. Does our body really needs colon cleanse? I have good bowel function.
Probably not: I personally believe it is not woth the money and doubt it's long-term usefulness. ...Read more
I started the isagenix cleansing program on monday, but have yet to have a bowel movement. Is this something to worry about?
Stop the nonsense...: There is no evidence that your colon or other organs need "cleansing". The liver and kidneys in the human body are uniquely designed to rid us of any and all toxins. The idea that intestinal waste can poison the body is an ancient myth proven false by modern science. Save your money and try more proven and safe practices like eating healthy organic foods, exercise, yoga or meditation. ...Read more
If the loose bowel happens following a firm stool once a week, is this a condition that needs treatment? It feels like nature's way of cleansing.
Stool variation: It's not necessarily a bad thing. Stool consistency can be very dependent on what you eat (fiber, vegetables, etc) and what you drink. As long as there's not blood in the stool, there's no fevers, belly pain, and you're getting colon cancer screening tests at the appropriate intervals, i wouldn't worry about it too much. ...Read more
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