6 reasons doctors say to avoid colon cleanses

Posted 05 March 2018

‘Trying to help along a system that’s already perfected biologically is pointless’: GI specialist says

CBC News Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Former customers of two colon cleansing services in Thunder Bay, Ont. are getting tested for Hepatitis B and C as well as HIV after complaints of poor hygiene practices at the businesses. The city’s health unit is warning clients may have been exposed to improperly cleaned instruments by having the service.

Earlier this year, Gwyneth Paltrow’s celebrity lifestyle website, Goop, recommended a do-it-yourself coffee enema to as a detox “supercharge.” She also endorses colonics. 

But health experts say there is no scientific evidence to support colon cleaning treatments, which are popping up in Canadian cities.​

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