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2011-08-01 12:54:04

Colon cleansing - it's been described as a natural way to enhance well-being, but Georgetown University doctors say there's no evidence to back that claim. In fact, their review of scientific literature, published today in the August issue of The Journal of Family Practice, demonstrates that colon cleansing can cause side effects ranging from cramping to renal failure and death. The procedure, sometimes called colonic irrigation or colonic hydrotherapy, often involves use of chemicals...

2011-08-01 07:32:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Colon cleansing has been known to be a natural way to enhance well-being. However, research demonstrates that colon cleaning can cause side effects ranging from cramping to renal failure and death. Researchers say there's no evidence to back the claim that cleansing the colon of toxins leads to better overall health. The procedure, sometimes called colonic irrigation or colonic hydrotherapy, often involves the use of chemicals, followed by flushing the colon with...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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