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Is it a good idea to do a detox diet before back surgery?
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
3 doctors agree
In brief: Detox diet
The science behind 'detox diets' is weak at best, and potentially dangerous (when following extreme detox regmiens) at worst.
Just maintain a healthy well-balanced diet leading into and following the surgery.

In brief: Detox diet
The science behind 'detox diets' is weak at best, and potentially dangerous (when following extreme detox regmiens) at worst.
Just maintain a healthy well-balanced diet leading into and following the surgery.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: No you should not
Diet immediately before surgery for any reason as it may affect your healing.
Controlled weight loss if obese before scheduling surgery will lower your risk of surgical complications. A detox diet otherwise makes no difference.

In brief: No you should not
Diet immediately before surgery for any reason as it may affect your healing.
Controlled weight loss if obese before scheduling surgery will lower your risk of surgical complications. A detox diet otherwise makes no difference.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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