Category Archives: Stool

The Nose Knows

As a gastroenterologist I spend a lot of time in people’s colons, and I’ve noticed over the years that there’s tremendous variation in not just what the colon looks like, but in what it smells like too. Inflammatory conditions like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis cause redness and ulceration that’s easily identifiable, but they also […]

Cleansing & Detoxifying: What you need to know & tips for daily detox

Some of the most common questions I get from my patients are, “Should I do a cleanse or detox? Will it help improve my symptoms? What about my gut health or my appearance?”   Some people rave about the cleansed, glowing feeling they have after a colonic, while others feel dried out and dizzy. Colonic irrigation, hydrotherapy, or […]