Gut check: Many use colonics to jump-start weight loss

Written by on January 17, 2008 in Health


The Chicago Sun-Times reports on people developing interest in the prospect of clearer skin and a way to kick start one’s weight loss resulting from a colonic treatments.

Colonics [are] also called colon therapy, colon cleansing, colon irrigation and colon hydrotherapy… the procedure — an extended form of an enema that gets rid of waste and impurities built up in the lower intestine…
At less than $75, the price was right. “We spend more than that on massages,” Hall said.
She’s one of a growing number of people who are looking to colonics to lose weight. Folks are turning to colon therapy to flush their systems, thereby dropping some pounds. But such motivation troubles some medical experts, who say the procedure should be used for its overall health benefits — rather than a quick way to lose some weight.

About Tony Cecala

Tony is a business strategist. He publishes the Holistic Networker and produces the Wellness Expo. In his spare time he reads about technology and the mind.


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About the Author: Tony is a business strategist. He publishes the Holistic Networker and produces the Wellness Expo. In his spare time he reads about technology and the mind. .

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