Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Top 10 Reasons You Need To Get A Colonoscopy

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month

10. You want to be fashionable and cleanse your colon.

9. You like drinking lots of absolutely disgusting stuff in a short amount of time.

8. You want to induce diarrhea.

7. You like your bathroom so much you want to spend most of the day there

6. You enjoy having your butt probed (while you're unconscious)

5. You have anemia (that's how mine was found, I had drastically low red blood counts)

4. You're over 50.

3. You have a history of colon cancer in your family

2. You saw blood in your stools

And the

 #1 Reason Why you need to get a colonoscopy

To find polyps before they turn into cancerous tumors and spread to your lymph nodes and other vital organs.

Today's list was submitted by, Diane McNitt, a 12-year-colon cancer survivor diagnosed with stage-two colon cancer at age 42. Stage four is the worst.  Only 5% of people get colon cancer under 50.

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