I just now tried Dr Hulda's liver cleanse. I've been wanting to try it for a while and just now had the time to do it. I was expecting to be ill, but I feel great. I felt a little nauseous last night with the first two doses of Epsom Salts , but it wasn't too bad except for the taste, yuk! Maybe next time I will try what they recommend to improve the taste. I did the whole thing exactly like it was posted on a web page on this site, except I was an hour behind on everything, but I figure that's probably okay, I'm just pretending I'm in a different time zone, heehee. But anyways, I am finished taking all the doses and am in the middle of the diarrhea part. I don't remember reading how long that part lasted, so one question I have is how long does that part last? Also, I haven't had as many stones, but I thought it was so cool that it really worked and I had those green stones just like they show on the web page. (I hope I am not grossing anyone out here.)
The first time I had three large green stones, a little bit bigger than the size of a pea. Then with the second bathroom run, there were six pea sized stones. The third run had 3 more. I haven't seen much with later runs as far as stones, just a few really small ones, smaller than peas, but still very obviously the green stones. I've been resting like the web page stated. THe only major thing I did was get my son out to the school bus, otherwise I've been lounging around in my pajamas.
It said to not take any meds you could get by without, so I didn't take any of my usual vitamin pills and I have safely gone a day (with doctor's permission) without my antidepressant I take during the day and my thyroid medication. But I did take my antidepressant that helps me sleep (trazadone) or else I might not have slept.
I had a question about why not so many stones, but I saw there was an answer in the FAQ, so I will check that out. I'm looking at the site they recommended (www.sensiblehealth.com) as one possible solution. I was thinking that maybe it was my taking my trazadone that affected it, or maybe my really good health. I'm a 43 year old female and I have always had good health other than migraines, chronic depression, and hypothyroidism. I control the migraines mostly with diet except for the monthly hormonal ones which are nearly impossible to control even with medication. I control the Depression and thyroid problems with medication. I've had one or two colds a year, had tonsilitis once 20 years ago and have had bronchitis once a year from 1990 to 2003. I've had hay fever which was controlled with medication except this last year I controlled it with peppermint tea and no meds, yay! I'd like to find natural remedies like that for my other health conditions, maybe I will find them on this web site.
My sister has had colon cancer and my mom's sister died of breast cancer. I had a full colonoscopy a couple of years ago which looked great. I had my first breast cysts a year ago.
Okay, another bathroom run, the liquid is getting clearer and there was one green stone the size of a small pea. So I will check out the FAQ on why not so many stones and maybe I will also find something somewhere on how long the diarrhea lasts, it is starting to burn! =:o
At least I can drink juice now. :) This is my very first liver cleanse and my first posting on any forum on this web site. I hope the posting isn't too long. I read the posting guidelines and the forum description and the FAQ stuff.