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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

I am Suffering from Fat and Colon Related Problems. Please tell me any Natural Product that can Help Me?

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puyoghehaxi 0 · May 16, 2014 at 5:50 AM

Allow me share my point of view on Cleanse Fit 1800. I could teach my cat this as this regards to Cleanse Fit 1800 yet it's as smooth as that. See the example. It's effortless enough so that most leaders don't even notice... (more)

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by 25 · about 9 hours ago

For a couple of years I've had consistent bloating, which is always most extreme in what I've figured is my colon, on the right side of my abdomen. When it's most inflamed and sausage-like it's usually accompanied by wild gas and gurgling, so it... (more)

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rewdy 0 · March 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM

Hello. I'm no expert on this, but if you're been following paleo and you're still having the trouble you're having, you might want to evaluate which paleo foods you're eating. Robb Wolf has on his website a paleo protocol for people with... (more)

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by 0 · about 9 hours ago

Hi all, my question is how much reliable this colon hydrotherapy treatment is? and What are the benefits it includes comparing to other methods like colon supplements and drugs?

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joanna_4 0 · July 18, 2013 at 1:32 PM

Terrible. Removes your good bacteria.

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by 608 · about 10 hours ago

Vegan and vegetarian propagandists claim that red meat and other animal flesh rots in your intestines. Where did they get this idea from? Does animal protein/flesh get fully absorbed by your body? Does it digest more efficiently than fibrous plant... (more)

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Mscott 0 · December 12, 2012 at 12:49 AM

Yeah, humans can pretty effectively digest meat. Actually, so can certain apes: To investigate the capacity of chimpanzees to digest meat, feeding trials were carried out on three captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) using a fixed amount of... (more)

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by 4111 · about 10 hours ago

I have had Crohns disease for close a decade now. Oddly enough I'm constipated most of the time as opposed to the common 3-5 times a day diarrhea. On a routine colonscopy I had a few years ago, I had trouble with a new laxative they use. It didn't... (more)

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panteleimon 0 · December 17, 2011 at 10:28 PM

Magnesium attracts water to the bowel, so it might counterract the drying effect of the long transit (and it's a good supplement in its own right for lots of people).

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by 1510 · about 10 hours ago

It's a crazy idea, but it just might work ?! In the midst of some colitis pain yesterday, I began thinking about how (at least for my colitis type), some lubrication in the system might ease the pain of an inflamed colon trying to pass waste.... (more)

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Dean 0 · December 06, 2011 at 9:51 AM

There are all kinds of alternative colitis treatments that show effectiveness, from taking boswellia to fecal transplants to mutaflor enemas. And while they may work, the best I think is a long term Walter Voegtlin VLC approach. Zero carb seems... (more)

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by 90 · about 10 hours ago

I suffer significantly from slow transit constipation. Today my surgeon informed me that he would like to totally remove my colon attaching the ileum to the rectum (subtotal colectomy with ileo-rectal anastomosis) and maybe (awaiting the outcome... (more)

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Rhubarb 0 · October 25, 2011 at 6:52 AM

This is beyond the scope of my knowledge, however I have a couple of cousins who have had their colon's removed due to ulcerative colitis and it really hasn't improved their quality of life due to continued complications. Anecdotally from blogs... (more)

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by 114 · about 10 hours ago

i believe i am genetically predisposed to the above diseases given family history. i have recently read that a high fat low carb diet invreases risk given slower transit time of feces in the intestinek. correct? what can be done to combat it?

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CMD27 0 · October 13, 2011 at 12:12 PM

As a genetic counselor I can tell you that IF you have inherited the gene change for FAP no diet will change your risk for colon cancer (which is virtually 100% in untreated patients) because you are lacking a tumor suppressor gene. I am a big... (more)

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by 4400 · about 11 hours ago

I'm at the age where colonoscopies will become a regular thing, or at least an occasional thing. As prep for the colonoscopy, you drink this liquid which "cleans you out" so they can get a better look. Does anybody know if this wipes out the gut... (more)

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Riveted 0 · July 07, 2011 at 6:40 PM

My gut flora seemed fine after a recent scope. I'm 40 and was advised to have one due to my high risk - my mother, father, 35 y/o sister, and grandparents have all had polyps removed a number of times. My doc said that I was at an even higher... (more)

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by 1623 · about 11 hours ago

Does death really "begin in the colon?" Ok, that aphorism might be an overstatement- I would more say 'disease' instead of death, cause we're all going to die someday, but I'd rather live that time in a healthy state till the end. After copious... (more)

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sharky_1 0 · July 01, 2011 at 10:40 PM

my father passed away from colon cancer at the age of 52. this was in 1995, and he never went to doctors and even then, colonoscopies were in their early days of use. i'm sure he had symptoms, like but chose to ignore them when the disease could... (more)

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by 656 · about 11 hours ago

Hi, I have a few questions about psyllium husk as a fiber source. I have hypothyroidism and tend to get jammed up, I've taken psyllium husk for years to keep things moving, is that totally going to defeat the paleo purpose? Also, my husband had... (more)

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ben61820 0 · May 24, 2011 at 12:54 PM

Anythings OK to take. Take psyllium if you think you have to. Personally I've heard horror stories about it. People take too much and conversely get clogged up, etc. It sounds like yours is a very specific condition though - having hypothyroid... (more)

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by 30 · about 11 hours ago

Sorry for the detail, but anyway came back from the toilet and my ass hurts, like a kinda burning. And it came out all mushy. Already woke up today feeling kinda like i had something undigested in my colon. Anyway, yesterday i ate mostly raw... (more)

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by 117 · October 31, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Hi, I have problems with fatigue, bloating, constipation amongst other things. Tried loads of things, nothing seems to help. Been recently adding 45ml of lactulose and 2.5g of chlorella with each meal every day and 4 grams of triphala (capsule)... (more)

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livebigger 0 · September 01, 2012 at 3:36 PM

the best advice i ever got from a doctor on this subject (and believe me, there were many) was this: "you just have to commit to making the time to poop." then he went on to tell me how his bowels are normal only if he wakes up early, drinks his... (more)

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by 4111 · October 31, 2014 at 3:32 AM

With IF fasting I simply can not eat enough to function well during the day. I hypothesis about it more on my blog. http://primallykosher.wordpress.com/2012/02/02/intermittnt-fasting-problem/ However will this cause problems in the long run? (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · February 02, 2012 at 6:29 PM

The fastest way to increase your metabolism while maintaining excellent function is to change the thermal coefficient of the environment you live and work out in. It has the greatest effect on REE. Sadly most people who calculate REE do not even... (more)

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by 11683 · October 31, 2014 at 3:25 AM

As I've written here before, I have IBS which is why I've started Paleo. I am noticing a decrease of bloating on this diet, which is great. However the one symptom that hasn't changed yet is the spasm. My ascending colon (especially where it... (more)

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sophie_1 0 · November 05, 2011 at 1:37 PM

This might sound ridiculous, but I was getting tightness and a very uncomfortable feeling under my ribs, and still get it. However, I had hypnosis and learnt to control it. If your autonomic nervous system is going into overdrive it can be... (more)

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by 78422 · October 31, 2014 at 3:08 AM

What do you think on the Diet of Dr Hiromi Shinya. He comes from Japan, now he has practice in the US. His opinion is to have a high vegetable diet. Enzymes are important. And to keep your colon clean. Vegetables should be partly raw. He doing... (more)

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ben61820 0 · January 06, 2011 at 2:10 AM

I agree with the prior answers but I'd add that this kind of "alternative" therapy is still allopathic and palliative in nature. Yes, he or others docs like him may at least not be sheep like many MDs, but their approach is still missing the point... (more)

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by 11683 · October 30, 2014 at 4:43 AM

As I have whined about before, I have IBS and my gut goes into a prolonged spasm (like, day-long) after every single #2. I eat low-FODMAP, no eggs or nuts. I eat 3 meals a day, each one comprised of meat or fish, a cooked fibrous veg (chard,... (more)

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NooMoahk 0 · March 23, 2013 at 8:56 AM

For me, fiber causes my bowels to cramp and collect gas that is produced when it ferments. I would try limiting fiber because it only took about 3 days for me to see a change. Have you tried replacing the starch with low fiber fruit? Grapes or... (more)

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by 900 · October 30, 2014 at 4:09 AM

So Robin Gibb, member of the Vegan Society, died today from a colon cancer that had spread to his liver. He was 62. Just curious about your thoughts on this? I don't follow celebrity news that well (or at all) but this is not the first time that... (more)

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More_Butter_Please 0 · May 21, 2012 at 9:58 AM

As bad as I think veganism is for the great majority of people, one thing I have noticed over the years is that very few vegans actually remain vegans. I lasted two years, then gave up; despite being skinnier than I'd ever been in my life, I was... (more)

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by 250 · October 30, 2014 at 3:39 AM

Possible Duplicate: paleo colon cleanse The other day, my massage therapist was telling me about her experience with colonics and how amazing she felt after she had one. She said her weight loss was easier; when she got pregnant she only... (more)

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NewEra 0 · September 15, 2011 at 8:11 PM

Colonics can be harmful. Please don't do this to your body. They can cause anything from bowel perforations to gut flora imbalances. Google it and do some research first. Your body has evolved to cleanse internally on its own. You don't need to... (more)

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by 5 · October 30, 2014 at 3:15 AM

I was about half way in my 30 day Paleo challenge and doing great! Lost a bit of weight, my energy level was up, AWESOME! Out of no where I ended up getting very sick and in the Hospital with a Bacteria Infection in my Colon (Colitis). Would... (more)

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Petr 0 · February 07, 2011 at 9:47 PM

I have Ulcerative Colitis for 8 years and tried lot of different medication (corticosteroids, biological treatment) and it stopped helping and I was not far away from surgery (colon removal). Right now I try ketogennic diet and it seems to help me... (more)

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by 423 · October 29, 2014 at 3:40 AM

My boyfriend and I recently moved from Delaware back home to Florida. Since we've been back, we have definitely slipped out of eating paleo, but are trying to head back that direction. My boyfriend has been having very severe lower stomach pain... (more)

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Kelly_3 0 · July 01, 2012 at 7:18 PM

first off, pepto bismal isnt a good thing to be on long term because it has aspirin in it and causes issues with the liver .....if needed immodium is safer/yes you can take this daily for years and not have issues. If he's not use to fermented... (more)

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by 11683 · October 22, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Hi there, Paleo has helped with a lot of my symptoms, but not the one that causes me the most grief. Every time I go to the bathroom (once a day, and takes a lot of squatting in order to prompt), afterwards it's like my colon just keeps... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 26, 2012 at 1:21 AM

Are you supplementing Magnesium? If not, I would suggest 200-600 mg Magnesium Citrate before bed. Have you tried laying off the supplemental fiber? If you are eating a reasonable amount of veggies, there should be no need for more fiber &... (more)

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