Constipation and diarrhea have the same root source, pathogen overgrowth in the bowel according to McBride. However, each are handled differently, both require diligent attention as they are not healthy. Diarrhea usually heals faster than constipation and generally doesn’t resurface as readily as constipation. Many practitioners say diarrhea and constipation are opposite ends of the spectrum reflective of the same imbalance in the microbiome.
Normal evacuation should take place daily, optimally two to three times a day. If movements happen every third
day, transit time is too slow.
Enemas were long ago brushed under the rug as non-negotiable and disgusting. The thought repulses many, however, historically, there was nothing better for daily healthcare. Enemas were a regularly documented health practice c. 1600 BC. They were common among the aristocracy in the early 1500s. King Louis XIV was famous for loving his enema, was nicknamed The Enema King and was documented as doing thousands of enemas throughout his lifetime. He even did them while in meetings with advisers and assistants, lounging on his day bed in full work-mode while fully engaging in a good back-door cleansing enema.
Drinking coffee causes caffeine to go directly into the bloodstream, giving you a caffeine high. Coffee through an enema has a completely different result, absorbing through the bowel wall and going to the liver. This causes the liver to hiccup. This hiccup flushes toxins from the liver.
Taking magnesium internally has shown to lower blood pressure, alleviate restless leg syndrome, calm hyperactivity, joint pain, muscle pain and many other symptoms. Stress, exercise and sweating deplete magnesium stores. Click here for a GAPS approved, highly absorbable form of magnesium.
Suppositories can be used in emergency situations and should not be used regularly.
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