Colon Hydrotherapy

  • Colon Hydrotherapy

    Colon hydrotherapy is a safe, gentle infusion of warm filtered water into the rectum using no chemicals or drugs. It is a restorative, painless procedure, both relaxing and effective. Colon hydrotherapy is an extended and more complete form of an enema. The enema's cleansing activity is limited to the area of the rectum and to shorter periods of time due to the body's natural wish to expel material and water. The colon hydrotherapy method extends beyond to cleanse the entire large intestine and offer greater cleansing and therapeutic benefits. Enemas or laxatives may precipitate dehydration in the individual, while colon hydrotherapy improves the hydration status of the individual.

    Why do people receive Colon Hydrotherapy?

    Colon Hydrotherapy      Many receive the treatments during a period of lifestyle change or as a preventive measure.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Athletes have opted for colon hydrotherapy to improve metabolic efficiency.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Another group manifests symptoms of intestinal distress; constipation (some from prescription drugs), carbohydrate indigestion, diarrhea, gas, bloat, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis, colitis, parasites, skin conditions such as psoriasis, shingles, and eczema, inability to lose weight, scar tissue and adhesions from surgery.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Another group is pain motivated; abdominal pain, continuous headaches and migraines, back or shoulder pain, aching joints, gout.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      A number of clients are immune-compromised with lupus, MS, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, cancer, chronic fatigue, Epstein-Barre, candida, infections, colds or influenza.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Colon hydrotherapy sessions are used for medical reasons: pre- and post-surgery or barium x-ray, stool samples and geriatric.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      A number come in during a fast, a cleansing program, a raw food diet, a liver and/or gallbladder flush, or recovering from an accident.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Some are working on emotional issues which they feel are physiologically rooted in their intestines.

  • Colon Hydrotherapy

    What about just plain old Constipation?

    Except for a tiny percentage of specific cases, constipation is easily and completely correctable. Constipation contributes to: allergies, arthritis, skin problems, prostate problems, female problems, headaches, overweight and all colon problems from diverticulitis to cancer.

    Causes of constipation are:
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Prescription drugs – first make sure your medication is not making you constipated. Your physician will be able to tell you.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Lack of water
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Lack of exercise
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Diet – a steady diet of processed foods will cause all kinds of problems, not the least of which is constipation. Raw foods contain enzymes which aid in digestion and contribute to a healthier colon.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Lack of fiber – Most people would not recognize healthy stool because it is different from what many have learned. When you have plenty of water, fiber and roughage in your diet, your stool should be large, soft, and somewhat loose. Loose does not mean runny, but a well-formed stool. Stool that is small and tubular in shape is generally not a healthy stool.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Oil – lack of oil or the wrong types of oil (hydrogenated) in the diet will also contribute to constipation.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Nutritional Deficiency – the greatest nutritional cause of constipation is lack of sufficient vitamin B in the diet. If there is an insufficient vitamin B, the muscular action will be impaired. The end result can be constipation and a flaccid, stretched out and even prolapsed colon.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Hormones – a sluggish thyroid can interfere with the hormones that aid in gut reactions. Many thyroid conditions go undiagnosed. This can be an insidious problem and a serious cause of constipation. As long as you suffer from sluggish thyroid function you may find it impossible to become regular and enjoy normal bowel function.
    Colon Hydrotherapy      Structural problems with the colon – most of these are readily correctable. The most common is a combination of "lazy gut" (usually brought on by a vitamin B deficiency" and prolapsion.
  • 15 Benefits of Colon Cleansing

    • Cleanses the colon – a rejuvenation treatment  

      It breaks down toxic excrement so it can no longer harm your body or inhibit assimilation and elimination. Toxins built up over a long period are gently removed in a series of treatments. Your colon can begin to co-operate again as it was intended. In this sense, a colonic is a rejuvenation treatment.

    • Exercise the colon muscles  

      The build-up of toxins weakens the colon and impairs its functioning. The gentle filling and emptying of the colon improves peristalsis (muscular contraction) by which the colon naturally moves material. Having colonics is like taking your colon to the gym.

    • Reshapes the colon  

      When problem conditions exist in the colon, they tend to alter its shape because the colon is a muscle and it will enlarge to the buildup of stool not being released. That in turn causes more problems. The gentle action of the water, coupled with massage techniques of the colon therapist, help to eliminate bulging pockets of stool and narrowed, spastic constrictions, finally enabling the colon to resume its natural state.

    • Stimulates reflex points in the colon  

      The colon is connected to every system and organ in the body by reflex points. The colonic stimulates these points thereby affecting the corresponding body parts in a beneficial way. This creates overall well-being and health in the body.

    • Hydration of the whole body  

      Water is absorbed into the body through the colon which increases the volume of blood. The circulation of the blood is increased, resulting in a greater bathing of the cells. This dilutes the toxins and flushes them out; relieving toxemia and uremia; increasing elimination both through the kidneys and the skin as well as the bowels. All this generally assists the cardiovascular and circulatory systems to be more efficient.

    • Makes the digestive system more effective  

      As the colon is cleansed, it pushes undigested waste through your system, clearing the way for good nutrient absorption. If waste remains in the body for too long, it becomes a breeding ground for bacteria and illness. A clean colon from a colon detox allows undigested waste to pass easily through your system.

    • Maintains regularity and prevents constipation  

      Constipation – especially when it's chronic – causes a sluggish digestive response, which in turn leaves waste in the system longer. This increases the likelihood that toxins will be released into the bloodstream. It is also a cause of other illnesses and irritations, such as hemorrhoids and varicose veins.

    • Kick-starts weight loss  

      Foods lacking in fiber move through the digestive tract at one-quarter the pace of high-fiber choices. This slow-moving food produces excess mucous that literally sticks to the intestinal walls, weighing the intestinal tract down with pounds of decaying fecal matter.

    • Increases energy  

      Releasing the toxins from your body is rejuvenating because it refocuses the energy usually used for forcing waste through your intestines to other parts of your body. Ridding the colon of waste and toxins by releasing layers of colon buildup can lead to feelings of lightness, strength and overall good health.

    • Increases the body's absorption of vitamins and nutrients  

      A colon that has been cleansed allows only water, vitamins and nutrients to be absorbed into the bloodstream, rather than releasing toxins and bacteria through the colon walls. When the colon is detoxified, it clears the way for essential nutrients to filter into your body unobstructed.

    • Improves concentration  

      Poor diet and ineffective vitamin absorption can cause you to become distracted and lose your concentration. The buildup of mucous and toxins in your colon can keep your body from getting what it needs to function, even if you eat a consistently healthy diet. Cleansing the colon with a detox diet can be the difference between feeling alert and not being able to focus. This has far reaching ramifications for work, your relationships and your overall health.

    • Decreases risk of colon cancer  

      All the toxins that you eat, drink, breathe in and absorb through your skin end up being processed by your gastrointestinal system and liver. If they are not forced from your colon and liver as quickly as possible, they can wreak havoc on your body's systems. By releasing stagnant body waste, you reduce the causes and the risk of polyps, cysts and cancerous growths in your colon and gastrointestinal tract.

    • Maintains pH balance in the bloodstream  

      Foods that cause colon blockages are acid-forming – particularly high-protein diets without enough fiber. This leads to general malaise in the body. The tissue of the colon eventually becomes diseased and inflamed, reducing the colon's ability to do its job, which is to allow only water, minerals and vitamins to pass into the bloodstream. If yeasts, molds, fungus, bacteria, parasites or fecal material enter the bloodstream and connective tissue, the body's pH will be thrown out of balance.

    • Increases fertility  

      Colon cleansing, as well as increased fiber intake and healthy food choices, improves regularity and helps keep your weight under control. Fat is estrogen based, and if too much is present, becoming pregnant becomes more difficult. A colon that is weighed down by years of buildup can also press on the uterus and surrounding reproductive organs in women, causing strain.

      Colon cleansing rids the body of many chemicals and toxins that affect the eggs and sperm. Many naturopaths recommend that both partners undergo colon cleansing before attempting pregnancy.

    • Relieves gynecological disorders  

      Colon cleansing relieves cystitis and dysmenorrhea due to reduction of a prolapsed intestine. It reduces risk of complications after surgery because it reinforces natural immunity. It improves functions of the large intestines, lymph and nervous system because a relation exists between them in the GI tract.