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Is colon cleansing necessary?

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There's no good scientific evidence for most of the claims that are touted for colon cleansing. And there can be side effects to it.

SOURCES:

Horne, S. Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy, 2006; vol. 6(2): pp. 93-100.

American Cancer Society: Colon Therapy."

Baptist Health Systems: "Colon Cleansing: Don't Be Misled by the Claims."

Natural Standard.

International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Soluble vs. insoluble fiber.:

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on June 25, 2020

SOURCES:

Horne, S. Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy, 2006; vol. 6(2): pp. 93-100.

American Cancer Society: Colon Therapy."

Baptist Health Systems: "Colon Cleansing: Don't Be Misled by the Claims."

Natural Standard.

International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy

U.S. National Library of Medicine: "Soluble vs. insoluble fiber.:

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on June 25, 2020

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