Thursday, August 5, 2010

Detox while Menstruating : safe?

So, this is detox day two, and i just realised that its time for my period.
I should have checked my calendar more closely before actually decided to do some detox.
Im such a sloppy girl~
the question is
"Is it wise to detox during the period of your menstruation?"

Well anyway, i dont know if its ok or not to actually detoxing while menstruating,
so again and again, i do some research,
and as there is no certain website that i've been referring to,
i just keep on searching and searching..

and i hate it,
because i got roughly the same amount of information on both pro and cons..
some say that menstruation is the natural detoxing process of your body,
so if you detox while menstruating - it's just a waste of time..
while some say,
detoxing while menstruating actually is recommended,
as your body has try to clean itself,
and ur making it easier..

well, i have decided to continue with my detox program..
as i feel no pain so far, and there is no sign of headache or anything else..
i hope everything goes well

oooww, and on my time doing the research,
i found this website that i kind of like,
and its quite promising for me
click here if you're interested


Jaymin said...

I've been trying to find answers to that question myself and that's super frustrating. I started a detox yesterday that's just supposed to be green tea and water for 3 days, and I haven't been able to find anything to convince me one way or another that this is the best plan. Internet research is just driving me crazy, but it's nice to have stumbled accross someone who has dealt with the same issue. I'm still trying to figure out whether or not this will be something I can finish up as a result.

Anonymous said...

On Day 2 of my detox and Started my period...
Found this little tidbit on ehow

How to Cleanse During Menstruation
By Kay Miranda, eHow Contributor

The purpose of a cleanse is to remove stored toxins from your body that may be causing you to be constantly tired, acquiring frequent colds or dealing with difficulty in concentrating. There are many types of cleansing programs available to choose from: strict fasting cleanses to supplements that aid in digestion and liver/kidney function.

When menstruating, it is best not to go on a strict fasting cleanse as you will become increasingly tired from the lack of calories and more susceptible to anemia as you lose iron during menstruation. You may still partake of a cleanse just with extreme moderation.

Read more: How to Cleanse During Menstruation |

Anonymous said...

well detox seems it'd be ok as long as you take an iron supplement. I'm using greens powder detox for dietary supplement and taking an iron supplement which while during menstruation the iron supplements themself help with fatigue. i don't know if that helps but i hope it does. good luck :)

valley said...

I hadn't had a period in 3 months (no-not pregnant) I started the Acai 14 day detox which I understand is pretty mild and I started my period a day later. I am now on day 6 and still have my period. I feel fine so I am looking at this in a positive light. I think the detox is simply cleansing my body, as it is suppose to. In my mind it is working just fine. If I go another 2 or 3 days and my period hasn't stopped then I will discontinue the detox for a week or two and see what happens.

Maria said...

Thanks Valley, hope its all good for you

Anonymous said...

Same thing happened to me! I was almost two months late for my period, started a detox tea and my period came on and now won't go away. I'm not sure if I should stop the detox tea or not!

Mehreen Farhan said...

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Anonymous said...

Ditto to Mehreen Farhan's comment...
I'm on my second day of a cleanse and I got my period and I came on here to get some helpful advice; not try to get a virus on my work computer.

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