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Question: colon cleansers


 hudz - Sun Jun 20, 2010 4:25 pm

Can you use colon cleansers when you're as young as 14?
 Debbie Miller, RN - Thu Jul 29, 2010 7:03 pm

User avatar Hello,
I suppose it depends on your reasons for using these and what you are using. Some people do a colon cleanse by fasting or using clear liquids, then following with a restrictive diet. If the nutrients you need are present it may not be a problem, but if it is in the form of an enema, these should be used sparingly in constipation only.

Best wishes.

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