How often can you do an enema?
Enema is a rather popular remedy used for prophylactic and diagnostic purposes to cleanse the intestines. With the same purpose, other methods can be used: laxatives, teas, herbal infusions. But the effect of them comes not immediately. If you need prompt assistance to the body, then resort to the use of an enema.
The introduction of fluid into the rectum with a reasonable frequency brings a positive effect. But how often can you do an enema, so as not to harm, and help the body? The fact is that mechanical intervention in the work of the rectum is harmless. You can resort to cleansing the body with an enema no more than one or several times a month. Otherwise, this procedure is addictive, especially at a young age. Daily enemas can lead to the fact that the body completely refuses to independently perform its functions. The rectum breaks away from independent work, and as a result there are problems with constipation.
In addition, the application affects the intestinal microflora, it is washed out with water. A large amount of fluid remains in the intestines and is absorbed by the body.
Often an enema is used not only for prevention, but also for cleansing the body during diets and fasting. At this time, the use of an enema is possible every other day up to 6-7 times.