Detoxification (Holistic Medicine)

Body Area: Abdomen
Body Parts: Intestines
Symptoms: Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Detoxification is the physiological or medicinal purging of toxic substances from a biological organism. There are five main type of detoxification: alcohol, drug, metabolic, alternative medicine induced and diet. Detoxification can be achieved by antidotes and other traditional methods such as chelation and dialysis. Patients seeking to detox can experience an array of symptoms including, lethargy, lack of concentration, bloating, constipation, and congestion. Patients experiencing these symptoms may find benefit in detoxification.