When it comes to colonoscopies, does the benefit outweigh the risk? We review the statistics on this matter and question whether a colonoscopy is worth the risk of perforation, taking the gut out of balance, or bacterial infection.
Beyond these inherent risks, a colonoscopy is not a foolproof test. In fact, 17% of cancers are missed with a colonoscopy. Are there other tests that can be used as a substitute for a colonoscopy that is less invasive and more effective?
Prevention is key, today we'll discuss some things you can do to help keep your colon (and body) healthy:
We also discuss some important supplements which help to maintain a healthy colon: