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Is Colon Cleansing that Important to Keep Us in Good Health?

Aug 17, 2007
The concept of cleansing the colon is not something very new. In fact if we move back in time, the very first mention of colon cleansing can be traced as far back as the Egyptian civilization. In fact the Egyptians believed that the root of all physical ailments can be traced back to the colon. So, most of the treatment that they practiced was targeted in getting the colon work properly.

It is a truth that we should not dismiss ancient wisdom just like that. In fact, much of what we know today has been handed down to us by our forefathers from generation to generation. But it is equally true that not all of what the ancients said was true. They also made mistakes.

The belief that colon is what decides how our health is was pretty much alive even during the Restoration period in England, much after most traces of the Egyptian civilization had been buried under the sands. We do find mention of colon deciding the mood swings of characters in several of the Restoration drama.

However, modern medicine and its practitioners tend to disagree. As modern science has shown, most diseases cannot be traced back to colon. Yes, the colon is an important organ of our body and it is the place where the wastes from our body get accumulated to be driven out of the system. But in no way can it be a cause for something like a heart ailment.

What modern practitioners of alternative medicine tend to put across is that even if not all physical ailments can be traced to an unclean colon, a significant number of diseases are caused because of an unclean colon. There are also a number of people who report a remarkable improvement in their health after a colon cleansing.

So what can we conclude? Yes, in most people the colon is good enough to clean itself and there is little or no possibility for waste material to get accumulated and the resultant toxins that are being formed to be absorbed by other organs in the body. But it is also a fact that getting your colon cleansed following proper and safe methods would not do any harm to you and instead would help you live more energetic and healthy life. At the end of the day, it is your choice if you will go for a colon cleansing or not.
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