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Do colon cleansers work?

There have not been many studies done about the benefits or risks of colon cleansing. Therefore, there are differing theories of whether or not it is healthy. It does help with constipation, but regarding the question of detoxification, the jury is still out. We already have organs that detoxify: the liver and kidneys. The colon is there to eliminate waste, not detoxify.

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