Tag Archives: the colon

Let’s Understand What Goes On in The Colon.

June 28, 2012

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It’s good to understand what goes on in the colon. The prime function of the small intestine is to digest food and absorb nutrients. The remaining waste matter, a watery fluid containing only non-digestible material such as fiber, passes into the five-foot-long large intestine, gut or colon. There rhythmic contractions known as peristalsis propel the […]

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Let’s take a look at the colon cleansing options

June 5, 2012

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So which type of colon cleansing is the best for constipation relief? Let’s take a look at the colon cleansing options. 1. Complete colon cleansing This option is to do a complete colon cleansing. This is often the case where you take an oral colon cleansing capsule that then gets to work from the top […]

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Are these symptoms from hemorrhoids or cancer of the colon?

June 2, 2012

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Some of the early symptoms of cancer of the colon are bleeding in the stool, which many people believe is bleeding from hemorrhoids. Other symptoms can be pressure in that area, which some may believe is just a message that they need constipation relief. Beyond that they ignore it. Unfortunately, many people who make their […]

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Weight loss and colon cleansing programs

May 10, 2012

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Many people start a weight loss program every year. Unfortunately, not too many people can keep to the program. For some people, they just get bored with the idea of losing weight. Others just can’t figure out how to lose weight and keep it off for the long term. For other people, once they lose […]

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Colon cancer is a malignant tumor found in the colon

April 4, 2012

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Colon cancer is when a malignant tumor is found in the colon. The colon is a major part of our digestive system. It makes up the majority of the large intestine, and one of its main functions in the body is that it aids in the absorption of nutrients, minerals and water as well as […]

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