How Constipation Affects Your Colon, and Health

Seventy percent or more of the population struggles with constipation. Some believe the number is even higher, 80- 90%. The market for laxatives is now approaching 1 billion each year. It appears that constipation is an issue that most of us have to deal with at one time or the other. Using natural means to clear constipation is what this e-book is all about. I believe that to have good health we need to use mostly foods and supplements that are free of additives and food enhancers that are harmful to the body. We need to eat the right foods and watch how we prepare them so we can digest and absorb them without creating or leaving residues that get …

Laxatives You Find In The Drugstore

A laxative is defined as, A substance that is used to promote a bowel movement when you are constipated. Laxatives work by starting and stimulating peristaltic action. Peristaltic action is a wave like movement that occurs throughout your gastrointestinal tract – esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon – that helps move your food into your stomach, through your intestines, through your colon, and out your rectum. There are drugstore products, natural occurring foods, special nutrients, liquid preparations, herbal substances, and homeopathic liquids that have laxative effects. I do not recommend using drugstore laxatives or any other form of drugs to clear a constipation problem. All my recommendations are for using natural foods, minerals, special nutrients, or herbal products. And some of …

How Can a Colon Cleanser Keep Your Colon Clean?

If you have suffered from constipation, you know how miserable it can be. You feel sluggish, tired, and depressed, not to mention the discomfort in your abdomen. Of course, laxatives abound on the market, but they offer a temporary solution at best. In addition, they can create a dependency. Enemas are unpleasant. Surely there is a better way to get your colon clean and keep it that way. Adding insoluble fiber to the diet can help, but it basically only works to scrape out the material through the center of your clogged colon. It is not really a colon cleanser, because it does not clear out the old impacted fecal matter. It cannot really get your colon clean. It only …

Internal Cleansing Products

Internal Cleansing Products come in a wide variety of formulas, systems and programs and almost all of them are based around all-natural herbs, vitamins and minerals designed to break down toxic and chemical build up in the vitals organs associated with the digestive system. Almost all internal cleansing systems use dietary supplements comprised of key elements that can break down unwanted build up in the internal organs. Herbs such as Goldenseal, Apple Pectin and Rhubarb are perfect examples of these naturally occurring elements that have an effect on toxic build up in the colon and intestines. Some products and systems like Dr Natura Colonix have fiber drinks that are to be used in addition to a dietary supplement to aid …

Improve Your Health With a Natural Colon Cleanse

Constipation is not the only symptom that indicates you might benefit from a natural colon cleanse. It is not uncommon for hard material made of a mixture of mucous and fecal matter to become impacted on the inside walls of the colon and intestines. This causes a variety of health problems. For one thing, nutrients have a harder time absorbing into the bloodstream from the intestines. This situation, in turn, can cause a person to feel tired, depressed, and bloated. A colon cleanse works to soften and remove this material. A herbal colon cleanse is a natural version of a laxative basically. Herbs that help you move wastes through your system include cascara sagrada bark, aloe vera leaf, and fenugreek …

Why You Should Consider An Herbal Colon Cleanse

Colon Cleanse Colon cleansing uses natural health & herbs to help your body to heal health problems which are often related to a colon which is not functioning as nature intended. More and more people are suffering from health problems, including pain, constipation and lack of energy which can be related to a dirty bowel. The most important cleanse to do is colon cleansing, because if you have a dirty colon with impacted fecal matter, this will create extra toxins which the other organs then have to continually cleanse and detox. The #1 CANCER AMONG MEN AND WOMEN TOGETHER IS COLON CANCER. The person on a typical Western Diet holds 8 meals of undigested food and waste material in the …

Why You Need Bacteria in Your Colon

Bacteria in your colon are referred to by many different names – probiotics, good or bad bacteria, beneficial bacteria, acidophilus, disbiosis, micro flora, proflora. friendly flora, and unfriendly bacteria. I simple use good and bad bacteria to refer to all the bacteria that exist in the small intestine and your colon. Your colon has both good and bad bacteria. The good bacteria maintain the health of your colon by keeping the bad bacteria from multiplying and reducing constipation. Most people have bad bacteria as the dominant condition in their colon. You can see this by the illnesses that exist throughout the world. Most people later in their life suffer from diseases that resulted from colon neglect and abuse. Bad bacteria …

How to Stop Suffering from Constipation

The most important thing to remember is that “Constipation is not a sickness, or illness or disease. It is a symptom of something we do (or don’t do)”. Constipation is generalized as a condition where bowel movements are infrequent, resulting in a hard, dry stool. Many experts suggest that you should have at least 1 bowel movement each day, and some even suggest you should have a bowel movement for every meal! The causes of constipation are many and varied, but the most common ones are: (i) a low-fiber diet (ii) insufficient fluids (iii) lack of exercise, and (iv) unhealthy colon. When you read through this list of common causes, the solution to constipation should smack you right in the …

How Constipation Affects Your Colon, and Health

Seventy percent or more of the population struggles with constipation. Some believe the number is even higher, 80- 90%. The market for laxatives is now approaching 1 billion each year. It appears that constipation is an issue that most of us have to deal with at one time or the other. Using natural means to clear constipation is what this e-book is all about. I believe that to have good health we need to use mostly foods and supplements that are free of additives and food enhancers that are harmful to the body. We need to eat the right foods and watch how we prepare them so we can digest and absorb them without creating or leaving residues that get …

Emollients and Lubricant Drugstore Laxatives

Stool Softener Laxatives – Emollients Stool softeners and emollients work by absorbing water into the fecal matter. This makes the fecal matter softer so it can pass easier through your colon and out the rectum. Two of the chemicals used in stool softener laxatives are docusate sodium and docusate calcium. Don’t use these types of laxatives since they have chemicals that can produce side effects. Docusate sodium has been found to increase the toxicity of drugs when taken at the same time. In addition, they affect liver function. You can find some of these laxatives at your local drugstore under the names, * Colace – contains docusate sodium * Dialose – contains docusate sodium * Surfak – contains docusate calcium …

Colon Cleansing The Natural Way

Colon cleansing involves a process called detoxification. Detoxification is geared toward clearing out toxins in the body by means of neutralizing or transforming them, as well as clearing excess mucus and congestion in the colon. Most of the toxins that are congesting the colon come from the food we eat, drugs we use, or environmental exposure both acute and chronic. Fats (especially oxidized fats) and cholesterol, free radicals as well as other irritating molecules act as toxins. Likewise, poor digestion, colon sluggishness and dysfunction, reduced liver function and poor waste disposal by the kidneys, respiratory tract and skin all contribute to increased toxins in the colon. Detoxification is very important for healthy living as well as enhancing the elimination of …

Colon Cleanse Provides a Wide Range of Benefits

Colon cleansing has been in the news among health enthusiasts for some time because it can offer relief for a variety of symptoms. The reason for this is that the intestinal tract commonly becomes impacted with fecal matter, which in turn releases toxins (poisons) into the bloodstream. While constipation is obviously a primary symptom of this state of affairs, other symptoms can be traced to the released poisons. Some of the symptoms that have also been connected to an impacted bowel include headaches, fatigue, depression, and allergy symptoms. Weight gain and an inability to lose it are also associated with an impacted bowel. In addition,people report nervous symptoms like irritability and “walking around in a fog.” Feeling “bloated” with gas …

Chronic Constipation: This thing is not a joke; Get rid of it ASAP (part 1)

Chronic Constipation: This thing is not a joke; Get rid of it ASAP (part 1) According to the research of pioneers in Naturopathy, it will be safe to say: Every disease is simply a product of chronic constipation which is a clogging up of the entire pipe system of the human body. The average person is constantly carrying 10-15 pounds of un-eliminated feces in their bowels. This in itself has a toxic effect on the blood stream. Experts in autopsy have stated that in 60-70% of the colons examined, foreign matter such as worms and decades old feces-stones have been found still present within. Prof Arnold Ehret, author of the Mucus-Less Diet Healing System, stated that in his fasting retreat, …

A Constipation Remedy Using Potassium and Prunes

Potassium and prunes are a natural constipation remedy that you can quickly use to help you get constipation relief. Potassium is needed in your colon walls to insure that peristaltic action occurs. Without potassium, colon walls are weak and unable to respond and contract properly when fecal matter needs to be move. Potassium in your colon wall tissues brings in more oxygen, which is required for good cell function and elimination of toxins. In addition, potassium creates an alkaline environment inside and outside the cell, which help protect cell walls from bacteria, fungus, and other pathogens. Potassium is a powerful source when it comes to cleaning, feeding and building your colon walls. Removing the thin layer of buildup – harden …