Colonoscopies Destroy Bacterial Flora But the really damaging thing about this kind of a colon cleansing is that it pretty much destroys your bacterial flora and balance of microorganisms in your colon.
It may, however, cause a lot of damage and that’s what this report is going to help you assess.
Here’s how a colonoscopy procedure works: First, you have to self-administer a ‘bowel preparation’ procedure.
But they say manufacturers and health-care providers have resisted such solutions because of added costs.
Lewis says Olympus, which provides 70% of endoscopes on the U. market, has long been aware of cleaning problems associated with its product.
I’m not going to get into rare risks here, like intestinal perforation, just those that may occur through routine procedures.