How to Cleanse the Colon
After so many years of toxic build up in the body, you cannot expect your colon to get cleansed overnight. Colon Cleansing is a long procedure that may take a few months before you actually experience the benefits of a colon cleanse. A successful colon cleanse involves a major change in your food diet.
The increased use of additives, chemicals and fertilizers in the food that is eaten today leads to a build up of toxic waste in the walls of the colon. This in turn leads to a deterioration of health and the worsening of health problems in many chronic cases. The best thing to be done in such situations is to have a colon cleanse.
It Starts with Your Diet
With a colon cleanse the colon is cleansed and the level of bad and good bacteria in the body is balanced. It also improves general health, looks of skin, removal of blemishes, prevents water retention and regains the youthful clearness in your eyes.
The first thing in a gradual colon cleanse is to change to a diet rich in organic fresh fruits, vegetables and fiber over several weeks. Start the diet with at least 50% of raw food with a teaspoon of linseed. You could also add two level teaspoons of Metamucil or Psyillium Husk to the diet; these are bulking agents.
Water is an important part of a colon cleanse so aim to drink two quarts of water everyday, during a colon cleanse. Start the day with a pint of water; better if is hot, before breakfast and then drink water at meals, before sleeping and in the mid day and mid afternoon.
With so many years of build up of toxic waste in the body, it takes more than a few months for a thorough cleanse. You will gradually feel better as the weeks go by, leaving you to feel lighter and more energetic.
At the Beginning ...
It is possible for some people to suffer side effects at the beginning of the cleanse like minor headaches, nausea, fever, or nervous symptoms like anxiety. This is when the body is going through detoxification and the toxins are getting flushed out of your system. However, after a few days you will begin to benefit after the toxins leave your body leaving you in an overall healthier state.