Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Can I Expect Starting A Natural Colon Cleanse

Share
1

1
What can I expect starting a natural colon cleanse?

What can I expect starting a natural colon cleanse?

Depends: Depends on what you mean by "natural colon cleanse." technically, the colon is cleansing itself all the time, as long as we eat enough fiber to give our stool bulk and insure that toxins are bound and carried out. Some people take various products for colon cleanses. Many of these contain senna or other laxative. I discourage these products unless you are constipated. ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
13 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What can I expect doing a liver cleanse?

What can I expect doing a liver cleanse?

Gentle change: There are many cleanses or detox regimens that are aggressive and even dangerous. If done well, you should not experience any discomfort. The liver cleanses i suggest to patients involve a clean, hypoallergenic diet rich in cruciferous vegetable which do a powerful job supporting the liver. Milk thistle is commonly used herb. Probiotics can be helpful. Products like mediclear or ultraclear... ...Read more

3

3
Can I take also Linnezz to help cleanse my bowel before a colonoscopy?

Can I take also  Linnezz to help cleanse my bowel before a colonoscopy?

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

4

4
What does a colon cleanse do to my system?

What does a colon cleanse do to my system?

Nothing: It is not necessary nor recommended. It is just a money maker for those selling it and has no scientific evidence for benefit. Eat a high fiber diet, drink plenty of fluids and your colon will work exactly as it was intended. ...Read more

5

5
What is the best colon cleanser on the market? I have a severe bLoating, & constipation. I need something targeting a total cleanse. Thank you!

What is the best colon cleanser on the market? I have a severe bLoating, & constipation. I need something targeting a total cleanse. Thank you!

Be careful: as products marketed as colon clenses have no proven benefit and are nothing other than laxatives. I don't know what products you are looking at but there is no way to "cleanse " the colon to rid you of your issues. If anything you will have only temporary relief. Consider discussion with your doctor or referral to a GI doctor ...Read more

6

6
Which is the safest and natural way of colon cleansing? I am scared to try any product or salt water flush but I have good bowel function. I need help

Which is the safest and natural way of colon cleansing? I am scared to try any product or salt water flush but I have good bowel function. I need help

Please ask yourself: Did a real physician ever recommend this dangerous and unnecessary experience? Does any ethical medical provider you trust recommend this procedure? Your bowel function is good, by your own report. No need to mess with your health. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Which is the safest wy to eliminate mucoid plaque from intestine? I am scared to take colon cleanse. I have good bowel function. I take plenty water.

Which is the safest wy to eliminate mucoid plaque from intestine? I am scared to take colon cleanse. I have good bowel function. I take plenty water.

Hard to know if real: Like many alternative medicine concepts there is controversy about whether mucoid plaque really exists. Most docs don't believe in it ; their view is summarized by wikipedia (which is skeptical about most alternatives): http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/mucoid_plaque on the pro mucoid plaque side read http://www.Cleanse.Net/colonplaquemucoidplaque.Html i like triphala for GI cleansing. See comment:. ...Read more

8

8
I want female breast so i started taking a item called natural curves from GNC how long will it take before i see results?

I want female breast so i started taking a item called natural curves  from GNC how  long will it take before i see results?

Transgendered: You will get zero results from this product. I would advise you not to waste your money. This product will not change the male anatomy. ...Read more

10

10
What can I expect from a colonic irrigation session?

What can I expect from a colonic irrigation session?

Stop!: Harm! this procedure shud never be done! stay away! will not help u but may hurt u. Waste of money. ...Read more

12

12
I want to do a detox cleanse. I would like for it to be organic. Can anyone help me with the instructions on doing this?

I want to do a detox cleanse. I would like for it to be organic. Can anyone help me with the instructions on doing this?

Sure, don't do it!: This has been addressed many times on healthtap, and the repeated answer is: don't cleanse! it doen't matter whether the snake oil (sorry "detox cleanse") you choose is "organic" or not--there is no enduring value to cleansing. Rather, there is considerable risk to your health. Pull the prior healthtap answers on this subject, and please don't do it. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
I just had a surgical abortion on 10/21. How soon can I take a natural laxative like Smooth Move tea to relieve constipation & bloating?

I just had a surgical abortion on 10/21. How soon can I take a natural laxative like Smooth Move tea to relieve constipation & bloating?

Now: I would however "defer" to your own treating GYN for the answer to this question..a simple phone call (or email) to that Provider only takes a moment.... Hope this is helpful BE WELL! Dr Z ...Read more

14

14
I have itching on stomach and hands, or just skin in general. How long should I try a natural remedy before deciding that it is actually working for me?

I have itching on stomach and hands, or just skin in general. How long should I try a natural remedy before deciding that it is actually working for me?

Beware: "natural" means nothing. Poison ivy is all natural. Try an otc cream for a few days, then see a professional. You may benefit from a dr. Don't assume that a clerk in a pharmacy or herb store knows any more than you do. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
I am a male 22y that wants to cleanse my liver and kidney, what over-the-counter meds can I take to get this done?

I am a male 22y that wants to cleanse my liver and kidney, what over-the-counter meds can I take to get this done?

Why do you want do: It does not make any sence.There is no therapy, no need and whole question does not make any sence. If you are in good health, eat proprly, get regular exercise, regular chech ups dont smoke and do not drink excessively, all that will keep you liver and kidney healthy and clean. ...Read more

17

17
What can I expect during a colonoscopy?

What can I expect during a colonoscopy?

Not much: You should be sedated during colonoscopy, so you shouldn't expect much at all. The worst part of colonoscopy is the bowel preparation. Otherwise, the procedure itself should be unnoticeable. ...Read more

18

18
Please suggest what foods can I eat to cleanse my colon and get good bowel movement?

You can start with : Fruits- citrus, strawberries, bananas, green vegetables, cabbage, brussel sprouts, cauliflowers, rice , barley, oats, beans, seeds, nuts, whole grains, flax seeds, yogurts, plenty of water. Good bowel habit, three times per day .Make it top priority! ...Read more

20

20
Will i go into menopause after a hysterectomy? Will my body automatically start going through menopause once I have a hysterectomy? What kind of symptoms should I expect? .

Will i go into menopause after a hysterectomy? Will my body automatically start going through menopause once I have a hysterectomy? What kind of symptoms should I expect?

.

Hysterectomy : Whether or not you go through the menopause depends on whether or not at least one ovary is being left behind. If both ovaries are removed, you will go immediately through the menopause. The main symptoms re hot flashes, night sweats, and vaginal dryness. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
12 doctors shared insights

Colonic (Definition)

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