What is colon hydrotherapy?

Colon hydrotherapy is a process of introducing warm purified water into the colon through a small tube. When the colon becomes filled with water, the water flows out through a larger tube bringing with it old fecal matter. The process of introducing water, and then releasing stored fecal debris typically lasts about 45 minutes.

What are the health benefits of colon hydrotherapy?

Health benefits vary by individuals. Many people report the following health benefits:

– increased energy
– improved stomach digestion
– improved bowel movements
– better body absorption of nutrients
– minimize effects of natural aging
– increase in daily mental clarity
– elimination of many food cravings or sensitivities
– improved ability to lose body weight
– stimulate body’s immune functions
– healthier, clearer skin
– the prevention of illness
– improvement in mood, and emotional well-being

Does colon hydrotherapy cause discomfort or pain?

Colon hydrotherapy is not painful. You may feel some discomfort or pressure, but this generally passes quickly.

How much old fecal matter is stored in the colon?

It’s estimated that the colon stores about 3-5 lbs of debris, and in some individuals this can be as much as 20 lbs. This old fecal matter stores in pockets in the colon wall, which becomes hardened mucus attached to any part of the colon wall.

How many sessions are recommended in order to clean the colon entirely?

The number of sessions recommended depends on your condition and symptoms. People with minor issues may do well after 3 to 6 sessions. Others require more sessions.

Are there health risks with colon hydrotherapy?

Colon hydrotherapy is very safe. There are more health risks to not cleaning out your bowels that can become overstretched or distorted due to retaining old fecal matter.

Are there people who should not have colon hydrotherapy?

People with these conditions should not have colon hydrotherapy unless under their doctor’s supervision: high blood pressure, pregnancy, cardiac disease, recent abdominal, colon, or rectal surgery.

Will colon hydrotherapy help diarrhea?

Diarrhea is usually caused by pathogenic organisms, and colon hydrotherapy can help flush those out of the colon.

Does colon cleansing wash out all the good bacteria also?

Most of the loose bacteria living in the colon will be expelled along with bad bacteria and parasites. With the removal of the old waste there will be a better chance of improving bowel health and the balance of good bacteria.

How should I prepare for a colon hydrotherapy session?

Before and after treatments you should increase your water consumption. After treatment, drink plenty of water and avoid meat and dairy for the first day or two. Normal bowel movement usually returns in 1-2 days after treatment.