What is a colon cleanse? You have likely read about colon cleanses from magazines reporting on celebrities wanting to lose weight for an award show or photo shoot. You have likely seen pills, beverages, enemas, recipes or colon hydro therapy on the Internet advertising a colon cleansing detox. But do you really know what is a colon cleanse? Or what to expect?
I myself am getting a little older and If there is a way for me to regain some extra vitality I am all for it. To many times in life we turn to things that are not at all good for us to gain that extra edge we feel we need to compete in today’s fast paced world.
There is a reason your body started to hold onto fat and have difficulty taking it off. There is a reason that dieting and losing weight is an uncomfortable process. There is a reason that so many of us are out of shape, as we age, even if we don’t over indulge and seem to eat a sensible diet. And that reason is all the poisons we are putting in, and manufacturing by our bodies. We eat them in the prepared foods we buy. We make them in our kitchens using even fresh ingredients. We breathe them in the air.
The patient checks into the clinic and undergoes all the general screening you’d expect with any medical procedure. There are risks with general anesthesia and risks with Naltrexone (the drug that is usually used in the detophyll process.) Doctors don’t like to have patients under general anesthesia for longer than about 6 hours. Some detox programs try to keep addicts sedated for close to 24 hours, which is risky. But they want to have the patient wake up as close to withdrawal free as possible.
If you’re not already doing so, you should also consider adding some exercise to your daily schedule. Working out can make you bring up a sweat, which can actually help you get rid of toxins through your skin’s pores. But if you’re really sick, you should get your doctor’s permission before starting an exercise program.
Cleaning the face often is a good thing to do. Many boys do not bother and even girls today are copying their mothers and elder sisters in not using soap on their faces. Teenagers faces are producing too much oil and it needs to be washed off. Washing naturally dries the skin – which is why women avoid over doing it too.
Once your teen as completed the rehabilitation process, they are one step closer to a more normal life with their parents and siblings, and an outlook far healthier than what they had when they entered the program.