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Is natural colon cleansing necessary?


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Although colon cleansing is a popular procedure but you need to know some more things about it as well.

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Is natural colon cleansing necessary?

  1. 1. Natural Colon Cleansing:  How natural is it,Is It  Necessary?
  2. 2. Let's start  by knowing  this  better.....
  3. 3. Do you guys know  what actually  is  Colon  Cleansing...?
  4. 4. Colon cleansing (also k/a colon therapy)  encompasses a number of alternative  medical therapies claimed to remove  nonspecific "toxins" from the colon and  intestinal tract. Colon cleansing may be  branded colon hydrotherapy, a colonic or  colonic irrigation.
  5. 5. What is the theory behind natural  colon cleansing? One of the main theories behind colon  cleansing is an ancient belief called the theory  of autointoxication. This is the belief that  undigested meat and other foods cause mucus  buildup in the colon. This buildup produces  toxins, the theory goes, which enter the  blood's circulation, poisoning the body.
  6. 6. Confusing... NO....??
  7. 7. What is the goal of  natural colon  cleansing? The health claims made by  producers of colon  cleansing products and  colon irrigation  practitioners are broad  and wide­reaching. 
  8. 8. Other stated goals  include: ●     Improving mental                outlook ●    Improving the immune         system ●    Losing weight ●    Reducing the risk of             colon cancer
  9. 9. Is natural  colon  cleansing  needed?
  10. 10. We do know that the body alone  can do the following: ●  Natural bacteria in the colon can detoxify food wastes. ●  The liver also neutralizes toxins. ●  Mucus membranes in the colon can keep unwanted                 substances from reentering the blood and tissues. ●  The colon sheds old cells about every 3 days, preventing a        buildup of harmful material.  ●  The normal number of bowel movements varies from person   to person. ●  Increasing the number of bowel movements doesn't improve  weight loss. That's because the body absorbs most calories  before they reach the large intestine.
  11. 11. Remember that "natural" doesn't necessarily  mean safe. The government doesn't regulate  natural colon cleansing products, so their  potency, safety, and purity can't be  guaranteed. 
  12. 12. Things like  Bowtrol Colon Health Support  are there, but you still  need to have a  prescription and a  doctor's advice while  using it. 
  13. 13. Some potential side effects of the  same: ● Vomiting, nausea, cramps ● Dizziness, a sign of dehydration ● Mineral imbalance ● Potential interference with  medication absorption on      day  of procedure ● Bowel perforation ● Infection ● Depletion of helpful normal  bowel flora unless replaced (i.e.  probiotics)
  14. 14. If the therapist adds a substance to the water  during colon irrigation, you run the risk of an  allergic reaction. Do not use laxatives or colon  irrigations long term. 
  15. 15. What else...?? What you eat ­­ not what  you flush through your  colon ­­ may have the  greatest impact on colon  health, lowering your risk  of colon cancer and  enhancing your overall  health.
  16. 16. ● Increasing both soluble and insoluble fiber can help with a wide range of gastrointestinal problems, including constipation, diverticular disease, and colorectal cancer. ● Also, drink plenty of fluids, but drink alcohol in moderation. Avoid tobacco and limit red meat. And, of course, get screened for colon cancer beginning at age 50, or earlier if your doctor advises.
  17. 17. ● Having said that, I would say Colon cleansing and colonic  irrigation are not safe for everyone.Colon hydrotherapy is also  risky for people with connective tissue disorders, such as  Marfan syndrome or Ehlers­Danlos syndrome, because of the  possible risk of a puncturing a hole in the bowel.. ● So better be careful with that, Consult a doc too.
  18. 18. I hope you got the  required information  about the Colon Cleansing  and its necessity...
  19. 19. Presented by: Terrie Dawson Digestitplus