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Can I take vitamins or probiotics while doing a body/colon cleanser ? And how long should I use cleanser for? Mine says no more then 30days
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Dr. Mark Fisher
Neurology
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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 skeptic, not a sucker.

In brief: 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 skeptic, not a sucker.
Dr. Mark Fisher
Dr. Mark Fisher
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree
In brief: What a waste!
Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question.
There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleansers, enemas, irrigation machines when the technique is accomplished to "detox" or eliminate "accumulated waste." the "no" response also applies to liver detoxes! there are few real health benefits, but sigificant unjustified risk. Don't "cleanse".

In brief: What a waste!
Healthtap physicians have repeatedly addressed this subject with a clear "no" answer to your question.
There is virtually no value to colon flushes, cleansers, enemas, irrigation machines when the technique is accomplished to "detox" or eliminate "accumulated waste." the "no" response also applies to liver detoxes! there are few real health benefits, but sigificant unjustified risk. Don't "cleanse".
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Why do have so little faith in your body?I really do not think "colon cleanser" is a good thing.
Fasts(where you only drink water and don't eat) are very aggressive, and the most i'd recommend for 3-4 days max.

In brief: Yes
Why do have so little faith in your body?I really do not think "colon cleanser" is a good thing.
Fasts(where you only drink water and don't eat) are very aggressive, and the most i'd recommend for 3-4 days max.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cleans
Yes you can. Many cleanses protocols have supplements included, but it is ok to take more.

In brief: Cleans
Yes you can. Many cleanses protocols have supplements included, but it is ok to take more.
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Dr. Andrew Lipton
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Functional Med Dr
Find a.

In brief: Functional Med Dr
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
www.functionalmedicine.org is a good place to search for Functional Medicine doctors; some naturopathic physicians can also help: www.naturopathic.org
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Functionl medical Dr
Might want to look up a.

In brief: Functionl medical Dr
Might want to look up a.
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
www.functionalmedicine.org is a good place to search for Functional Medicine doctors; some naturopathic physicians can also help: www.naturopathic.org
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