Colon cleansing also known as colon therapy is intended to remove feces or toxins from the colon and intestinal tract. Cleansing can be done through colonic irrigation where water is injected in to the colon or an oral cleansing regimens such as the dietary supplement marketed by Coleans called Coleanse. Problems can occur when the colon cannot completely eliminate the feces. An accumulation of putrefied feces in the walls of large intestine could harbor parasites causing general ill-health including fatigue, headaches, loss of appetite and irritability. Additionally, any accumulation could add up to 12 pounds to a person’s body weight.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulate the manufacture of hydrotherapy but does not regulate the supplements.

Use of supplements to cleanse the colon could help in many ways. It could improve your digestive system; could provide much needed fiber; boost your immune system; eliminate toxins and waste; raise your energy level; and add enzymes and probiotics to help over all colon health. We should have more than one bowl movement a day. If you have one movement a day or one movement in several days, you should consider taking dietary supplement to improve colon functions.

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