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GI Health: Healthy Digestion Sign: No Need for Toilet Paper

Digestive system in health Good digestive health can be described as abilities of the GI tract to produce digestive enzymes, efficiently absorb nutrients, prevent growth of pathogens, recycle useful nutrients and chemicals, and eliminate toxins and unwanted substances. Body-oxygen content is the key factor that defines strength of the immune system and digestion.

Good digestive health includes beneficial GI flora. People with less than 30 seconds for the morning body-oxygen test (or more than 90% of modern people) naturally harbor pathogens in the gut. Abnormal GI flora is manifested in numerous signs, some of which are summarized in the Table below. When the body oxygenation in the morning is about 35 seconds or more, the immune system starts to deal with biofilms in the small intestine, and this leads to gradual improvements in digestive symptoms towards good digestive disorders and GI health.

You can eat tons of supplements and super-foods, drink canisters of herbal drinks, have hundreds of colonic irrigations, and practice yoga for many hours every day, but if your body oxygen level remains the same, you will suffer from the same symptoms and require the same dosage of medication.

Poor GI health is manifested in different symptoms and effects. They include states related to or close to diarrhea, constipation, or their combinations. This Table explains the vital signs of digestive health.

Signs of GI health and the "soiling effect"

Parameter Ideal GI health Diarrhea Constipation
Tongue coating None Thick, yellow
or white
Thick, yellow
 or white
Transition time 24-48 hours Less than
24 hours
More than
48 hours
Regularity of
bowel movements
Yes No No
Shape of feces Well-formed
regular sausages
Flaky, greasy,
and irregular
Hardened and dried
in the front part
and soft and greasy
at the end
Water in the sink Remains clean Does not
remain clean
May remain
Marks on the
sink wall
None Very likely Possible
Residue on the anus
 ("soiling effect")
None Yes Yes
Toilet paper Unnecessary Required Required
Gas Little or
Additional signs None Possible flatulence,
belching, burping,
Possible flatulence,
belching, burping,

Note that many modern people usually experience symptoms between 2 extreme states of digestive health, which are on the right side of the table (Diarrhea and Constipation), while having intestinal dysbiosis or dysbacteriosis caused by pathological or abnormal gut flora due to heavy breathing and reduced body oxygenation, as well as many other factors.

Increased urination and reduced amounts of urine that can be stored in the urinary bladder are additional signs of poor GI health. A healthy bladder can hold up to about 1 liter of urine. When the gut is inflamed or has some other abnormalities, the person cannot hold more than 500 ml of urine and has more frequent trips to the washroom/toilet. This is especially true for people with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The paperback version of this Amazon book is located here "Crohn's Disease and Colitis: Hidden Triggers and Symptoms".

You can also check this page related to Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis diet.

Note that while increased frequency of urination and small volume can be signs of prostatitis, UTI - urinary tract infections, and many other health problems, these symptoms are often among the most sensitive objective signs of serious digestive problems, which require special attention. Therefore, it is important for CP progress to pay attention to those factors that create more symptoms (more frequent urination, reduced volume of urine, thirst, less solid stool, more gas, etc.) so as to identify and eliminate all triggers that worsen the GI state and its micro flora.

Since most people have less than 25 seconds for the body-oxygen test, intestinal dysbiosis and the soiling effect (a need to use toilet paper) are very common, indicating poor digestion. Virtually all people who get over 50 seconds for the body-oxygen test testify that they do not need toilet paper anymore (or some of them may say that they have very little soiling). This happens naturally due to retraining of the automatic breathing pattern, but there are also specific steps in order to achieve better or even good GI health.

Causes of poor GI health

What are the causes of lousy digestion?

Changes in MV during last 100 years

Dozens of medical studies prove that modern people have heavy and fast breathing at rest. Overbreathing or breathing much more than the medical norms causes low body oxygenation due to low levels of CO2. Low CO2 in the arterial blood leads to vasoconstriction and reduced blood flow to the digestive system, compromising transfer of oxygen, glucose, digestive enzymes and many other vital nutrients. Most importantly, low body oxygenation, due to immunosuppression, allows attachment of pathogens on the mucosal surfaces of the digestive system: in the mouth, throat, stomach, large and small colons, rectum and anus. Therefore, on a cell level, the only cause of poor digestive health is low body oxygen levels.

These ideas readily explain high prevalence of various GI problems, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, IBS, gastritis, ulcers, pancreatitis, and many others.

Restoration of ideal digestion (PDF book)

How to Improve Digestion (book cover)While for many people restoration of GI health is a "side effect" of breathing normalization, an increasing number of breathing students experience serious digestive problems that cannot be solved using the free program described on the pages of this site. In other words, they get stuck with about 20-25 seconds for the body-oxygen test for many months or years. In addition, there are many students who can greatly benefit from the right steps in order to achieve high body oxygenation due to improved digestive health.

This unique therapy to treat inflammatory bowel disease is described in the Amazon book "Crohn's Disease and Colitis Recovery Guide". For the paperback version, visit this page: "Crohn's Disease and Colitis Recovery Guide".

This program is described in more details in Oxygen Remedy webinars.

Even more details about practical restoration of GI health can be found in this eBook - "How to Improve Digestion and Solve Digestive Problems With Higher Body O2".


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