Colonic cleansing has a dark side, they hint

Colonic cleansing has a dark side, according to this monograph, which looks at the inside story:

The dangers of colon cleansing,” Ranit Mishori [pictured here], Aye Otubu, Aminah Alleyne Jones, Journal of Family Practice, 2011 Aug;60(8):454-7.  The authors are at Georgetown University.

BONUS: Christina Frangou’s take on the matter.

BONUS: Self-Serviced Coffee Self-Enemas

BONUS: The prince of colonic cleansing.

BONUS: One man’s view about “How to Make a Coffee Enema” and “How to take a coffee enema”

BONUS: “A Bottoms-Up Summary of Past and Recent Impressions Regarding Coffee Enema“, from which this passage may give you the general flavor:

Dr. Wynder broke the ice speaking in a booming, German-accented voice, and with a twinkle in his eye, “I don’t know about you gentlemen, but I would rather have a coffee enema any day than a bone marrow transplant.” Laughter exploded around the table.

(HT @IvanOransky)