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COLON HYDROTHERAPY (aka: colonic - colon cleanse - colon cleansing)

“The ultimate in internal cleansing”

 

It’s been reported that Elvis Presley had 60 pounds of impacted fecal matter in his colon. John Wayne 40 pounds!

Did you know that your colon can contain up to 10 pounds of undigested food, foul and putrefied fecal matter trapped in your intestinal tract? Can you imagine what these toxins are doing to your health?

When the bowel is toxic it can harbor an amazing variety of very harmful bacteria and parasites. It's interesting to note that worms outrank cancer as man's deadliest enemy on a world-wide basis . . . It is estimated that 200 million people are infected by these intestinal parasites.

Colon hydrotherapy is not a weight loss program though many clients report a weight loss of up to 4 to 6 lbs with just one 45 minute colon hydrotherapy session. This could never be accomplished with a colon cleanser product.

 

Common parasites of the human body
 
(1) The hookworm latches on the walls of the colon with its sharp teeth where it feeds on blood. (2) The tapeworm is the longest parasite. A mature adult can lay a million eggs a day. (3) Tapeworm eggs embedded in the colon. (4) The roundworm can grow to be 20 inches (50 cm) long and lay 200,000 eggs per day. (5) Pinworms migrate outside the colon during the night to lay their eggs around the anus. This causes the nightly itching of many unsuspecting victims.
 
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Colon cleanser products are not a substitute for colon hydrotherapy.
 


Colon Hydrotherapy

Fast!  Effective!  Proven!

 
 
Colon Hydrotherapy may provide the greatest benefit for:
   
   
  • Relief from Constipation
  • Elimination of Parasites
  • Relief from IBS
  • Relief from Gas & Bloating
  • Weight Loss & Flatter Stomach
  • Improved Skin, Acne, and Hair
  • Increase in Fiber intake

    Plus relief from:
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Diverticulosis
  • Digestive Problems
  • Acid Reflux
  • Stomach Pain
  • Bad Breath
  • Diarrhea


Relief from constipation using colon hydrotherapy in Puyallup, Wa
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WHAT IS COLON HYDROTHERAPY?

One of the oldest known techniques in the history of human health and wellness is colon hydrotherapy. Today's modern hydrotherapy equipment provides safe, effective, and sterile instrumentation for this heatlh-enhancing technique that has gained much popularity. The colon hydrotherapy session is an extended and much more complete form of the basic enema. Using gentle infusion with pressure-controlled, purified water, the hydrotherapy session is designed to cleanse the colon from the rectum all the way to the cecum.

Colon hydrotherapy is a mild treatment, which has no equal as an internal cleansing process. It removes toxins and other burdens of putrefaction from the body, thereby assisting and supporting all other forms of natural treatment.

The colon hydrotherapy session begins with the client lying comfortably on one side, while the practitioner assists with the gentle insertion of a small disposable tube into the anus. Through this tube, purified water is slowly infused into the colon. Afterwards, the outflow of the water releases excess gas, mucus, feces, and infectious substances. Because the purified water flows into and out of the colon through the same tube, there is no mess or odor whatsoever. The pressure, temperature, and exit flow of the water is closely monitored by the practitioner, and the water pressure is safely regulated from .25 to 1.5 psi. Colon Hydrotherapy sessions are relaxing and soothing as well as extremely energizing, and the client is always discreetly covered to maintain personal dignity.

One may see mucous, parasites and very old feculent material (noted by its dark black color) pass through this tube. This old feculent material may have been lying in the patient's colon for years. It looks like vulcanized rubber and has that kind of consistency. In addition, the patient may experience sensations of warmth due to the presence of toxins in the feculent matter. See pictures below.

   
  Why Colon Hydrotherapy?

Poor colon hygiene causes waste material to move sluggishly and form a stagnant lining in the colon. This stagnant lining can remain in the colon for years cutting back elimination of waste so that the poisons remain in the blood stream. When a sufficient amount of protein and sugar are present, fermentation begins. Putrefaction and fermentation produce even more poisons from which the body must defend itself. This condition is aggravated if animal or dairy products, refined flour, sugar or alcohol have been habitually consumed. Under these conditions the immune system is considerably strained and over time the result is an environment that usually results in deadly disease.
 
 
The colon is the most important organ
for maintaining good health!

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  What to Expect From a Colon Hydrotherapy Session

A colon therapist who is dedicated to your health, will encourage you to set a reasonable goal of having a well-functioning colon. Colon hydrotherapy can be used to stimulate the colon muscle so that the colon doesn't perform so sluggishly. With today's lifestyles of fast food restaurants and bad eating habits it is no wonder that millions of people have sluggish colons. After a good colon hydrotherapy session it may take days for bowel movements to return to normal. One good thing about a good colon hydrotherapy session is that it is worth up to 20 or so regular bowel movements, so it may take some time for fecal material to build up in the colon once again if one has a sluggish colon.

It should be noted that most patients need a series of colon irrigations . . . not just one. The patient may expel considerable gas during the first few treatments. It usually takes a few treatments before one starts dislodging old encrusted feculent matter. One should remember that it usually takes years for the colon to become clogged up with its own waste products. Therefore, one should not be impatient when pursuing a therapeutic course of colon irrigations.

When the colon is sluggish and bowel movements do not return for a few days after one colon hydrotherapy session, it is an indication that extensive colon work is needed to remove the debris that the bowel has built up over the years. This build up of old fecal material has actually decreased the muscular action in the colon. However, once you complete a series of colon hydrotherapy sessions you can expect your colon to perform as mother nature intended. After a few sessions you will feel lighter, cleaner and healthier with a sense of an overall well-being. If you had bad eating habits to begin with dietary changes may be necessary to ensure long lasting results and vital health.
 
   
  Who can benefit from colon hydrotherapy?
The following information is provided by Donald J. Mantell, M.D. Professional Member AANC


Constipation is one of the major reasons people pursue this form of treatment.

I will discuss this very important problem later in this article. Colon problems such as colitis, ileitis and diverticulitis effect conservatively two million people in this country. These problems can be directly addressed by colon hydrotherapy.

Anyone who suffers from bloating, abdominal distention, gas pains, stomach aches, or someone who gets filled very quickly after eating and can only eat small amounts of food may be a candidate for colon irrigations.

In our clinic we find that people with all kinds of skin problems (i.e., acne, psoriasis, eczema, etc.) usually can benefit from a therapeutic course of colon irrigations. The skin is the largest excretory organ in the body. When the colon is sluggish or clogged up or there are a lot of toxins in the body, the skin may act as a major excretory organ. Unhealthy skin is usually a sign of an unhealthy colon and no amount of antibiotics, skin creams or medications will alleviate the problems until the cause of the problem is addressed. Vitamin A plays an important role in skin health. When the colon is adequately cleansed, Vitamin A will more effectively be absorbed through the intestinal tract.

I have found that arthritis patients may be helped tremendously with a series of colon treatments . . . This may be due in part to the fact that arthritis patients suffer from some form of "internal toxemia" whereby toxins are continually being absorbed into their systems (from the colon) causing further inflammation and aggravation of their joints.

A third group of patients who may benefit greatly from colon irrigations are cancer patients . . . We know that cancer patients have a tremendous problem breaking down and assimilating proteins, but they may also be extremely deficient in many vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. They may also suffer from constipation and other varied digestive disorders. Colon irrigations may help greatly in enhancing their ability to absorb these various macro and micro-nutrients.

In addition, it is very important that a cancer patient eliminate efficiently and effectively all internal toxins. This is especially true in the case of a cancer patient who is on an integrated metabolic program. When on such a program, the cancerous tumor may start breaking down resulting in the release of cancer cells and various toxins throughout the body.

 

Colon Hydrotherapy may perform a very important function, by helping
to expel these toxins from the body.


Dr. Max Gerson described a comparable situation when he first started treating cancer patients with an intensive dietary approach. He stated that he lost a number of cancer patients because of toxemia. They literally died from their own internal pollution! As their cancerous tumors were being broken down they were unable to eliminate these toxic products effectively or efficiently with dire results as a consequence.

However, it is important that a cancer patient be under competent medical supervision. One would not want to administer colon treatments to a patient who was too weak . . . whereby the colon irrigations might weaken them further. In addition, colon irrigations would be contraindicated in a patient with a tumor in the rectum or large intestine. Also, colon irrigations would be temporarily contraindicated in any patient whose intestinal tract is too acidic.

When the mucous membranes in the colon become too irritated or friable, colon irrigations may be too harsh a treatment. The patient should be put on a metabolic program to reduce the patient's acid state before beginning a series of colon hydrotherapy treatments.
   
 
• Constipation •

The expression constipation is derived from the Latin word "constipatus" which translated means to press or crowd together, to pack, to cram. Consequently, to be constipated means that the packed accumulation of feces in the bowel makes its evacuation difficult. However, a state of constipation can also exist when movements of the bowel may seem to be normal . . . in spite of an accumulation of feces somewhere along the passageways of the colon.

Many health authorities believe that constipation is the number one affliction underlying nearly every ailment . . . This means that constipation would be the most prevalent ailment affecting the civilized world . . . It is vital to stress that constipation affects the health of the colon, upon which the health of the body in its entirety depends.

Constipation contributes toward the lowering of body resistance predisposing it to many acute illnesses and the creation of a great many degenerative and chronic processes. Almost every human ailment has been attributed to a malfunctioning colon (i.e., one that cannot perform its normal, regular and efficient functioning).

Intestinal constipation causes cellular constipation . . . It also increases the workload of the other excretory organs - kidneys, skin, liver, lungs and lymph . . .

The functioning of these organs becomes depleted and overworked. The cellular metabolism becomes sluggish, repair and growth are delayed, and the ability to eliminate waste materials is lowered. The cells -- instead of being alive and active -- become dead and inactive. This process results in a decline in tissue and organ functional ability.

There are two crimes against nature which civilization indulges in as a daily routine, which may be direct causes of constipation. One is the consumption of devitalized and refined foods which fail to nourish the organs responsible for the evacuation of waste matter. The other which is most prevalent, particularly among young people, but no less so among the older and more mature . . . is neglecting to stop everything we are doing when the urge to evacuate the bowels should drIve us headlong into the bathroom. Bowel movements every two or three days are considered normal and acceptable.

It is my professional opinion -- as also the opinion of many holistic health care professionals -- we should have a bowel movement for every meal that we eat, each and everyday. For example, if we eat three meals per day, we should have three bowel movements per day.

If we are having less than two bowel movements per day, food residues are lying in the colon for more than twelve hours. Consequently, the fecal material in the colon becomes putrefied and fermented. Any nutritional elements present in the fecal matter would pass into the bloodstream as polluted products. What would otherwise be nutritional becomes in fact, the beginning of toxemia. Toxemia is a condition in which the blood contains poisonous products which are produced by the growth of pathogenic or disease-producing bacteria. Pimples for example are usually the first indication that toxemia has found its way into the body.

A number of years ago fifty-seven of the leading physicians of Britain met in London and discussed before the Royal Society of Medicine this problem of autointoxication caused by a toxic colon. Autointoxication is defined as "the poisoning of the body, or some part of the body, by toxic matter generated therein." The following twenty-two (22) poisons were identified as originating in a toxic colon.


 

• Phenol

Cadaverin

Agamatine

Indol

Sulphurretted Hydrogen

• Cresol

• Butyric Acid

Botulin

Putrescin

Urrobilin

Histidine

• Ammonia

Muscarine

Methylmercaptan

Methylgardinine

Indican

Indoethylamine

Sulpherroglobine

Ptomarropine

Pentamethylendiamine

Neurin

Sepsin



   
 

These are some of the many types of poisons which can be found in a toxic colon. Some of these poisons are highly active and may produce the most detrimental effects -- even in very small quantities.
 
In many cases, these toxins can seep out of the colon to poison the rest of the body . . .

Here are just a few examples of how these toxic poisons can affect your health:

» Weaken and stress your heart
 
» Go into your skin to cause blemishes and paleness
 
» Psoriasis, liver spots, wrinkles, and other facial conditions
 
» Irritate your lungs and cause foul breath
 
» Go to your brain and disturb mental function and cause senility
 
» Go into your joints and cause pain and stiffness
 
» Go into your muscles and cause weakness and severe fatigue
 
» Rob you of your youth, ruin your health and cause you to become old before your time.


How Constipation Effects the Colon's Function

 
If solving the problem of constipation were merely a case of washing out loose material lying free inside any part of the colon, it would not be too great a difficulty to clear up the situation. A high enema would most likely be sufficient to take care of its removal. However, it is not so simple to dispose of this problem . . .
 
Constipation involves not only the unnecessary retention of feces in the bowel, but also the retention present throughout the first half of the colon, from the cecum to the middle of the transverse colon. The cecum is found next to the ileocecal valve at the beginning of the colon.
 
The wall of this section of the colon is equipped with sensitive nerves and muscles whose function it is to create wave-like motions - known as peristaltic waves - to propel the contents of the colon from the cecum to the rectum for eventual evacuation. This is a distance of approximately five feet.
 
Besides the formation of these peristaltic waves, the first half of the colon has two other very important functions. First, it must extract from all the residue coming from the small intestine any available nutritional material which the small intestine was unable to collect. For this purpose, it mulches the material which passes into it from the small intestine and transfers the liquid and other elements through its walls into the bloodstream. The nutrition which has thus been extracted from the colon is collected by the blood vessels lining the walls of the colon and is carried to the liver for processing.
 
The other important function of the first half of the colon is to gather from the glands in its walls the intestinal flora needed to lubricate the colon. Far too many people, professional and laymen, think that enemas and colon irrigations wash out the intestinal flora and thus deprive the colon of a valuable means of lubrication . . .
 
This school of thought is utterly false and totally devoid of truth and fact. Obviously, when the packed accumulation of feces in the bowel leads to fecal encrustation, it is not possible for the lining of the colon to function normally, and the glands in this lining cannot produce the necessary intestinal flora or lubrication. Such lack of lubrication only serves to intensify a state of constipation and to generate toxemia.

This fecal encrustation interferes with -- if it does not actually prevent -- the infusion of the necessary intestinal flora for colon lubrication, the formation of peristaltic waves for evacuation purposes, and the absorption and use of the additional nutritional elements present in the waste residue coming into the colon from the small intestine.
 
It does not require much imagination to perceive that the adhesive quality of the feces in the colon is readily susceptible to creating a coating on the inside of the lining or wall of the colon, resembling a layer of plaster in its consistency. It is equally obvious that such a coating . . . in preventing the normal functioning of the colon . . . has the insidious effect of becoming a generator of toxicity, to the detriment of health, happiness and longevity.
 
When the bowel is toxic it can harbor an amazing variety of very harmful bacteria and parasites. It's interesting to note that worms outrank cancer as man's deadliest enemy on a world-wide basis . . .
It is estimated that 200 million people are infected by these intestinal parasites.
 
These worms range in size from microscopic single-celled animals to twenty-foot-long tapeworms! These parasites kill more people annually than does cancer. One in four people in the world today are infected by roundworms. The United States is not immune to these parasites. The number of parasite cases has increased in the past few years.

Other Benefits of Colon Hydrotherapy
 
Colon hydrotherapy also functions as an important diagnostic tool for the physician in extracting useful information concerning digestive and clinical disorders:

~ Is an excellent screening device for colo-rectal cancer.
 
~ Useful in diagnostic procedures for evaluation of the colon.
 
~ May prove valuable in preparation for bowel surgery, providing a more optimal surgical
   field potentially decreasing the risk of post-operative complications due to the presence of
   bacteria at the suture line.
 
~ Offers the location and relief of fecal impactions, amount and color of mucous and the
   presence of increased amounts of gas.
 
~ Provides detection for ova and parasites.
 
~ Useful for detoxification of drug addicts and alcoholics.


The entire colon could be cleaned and examined for occult blood every six months or as directed by the physician or health care professional for early detection of colo-rectal cancer. Benefits from colon hydrotherapy extend to all diagnostic procedures for evaluating the colon including barium enema, sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy, facilitating a more accurate study. Patient discomfort resulting from residual barium following the enema could be avoided utilizing colon hydrotherapy.
 
In addition, this technique would eliminate the problem of residual opaque material on subsequent upper GI series or plain film series, which would result in additional radiation exposure to the patient. Patients undergoing general anesthesia would benefit from colon hydrotherapy as it would dramatically reduce the problems associated with bowel functions following surgery.
 
Colon hydrotherapy may prove valuable in the preparation for bowel surgery, providing a more optimal surgical field potentially decreasing the risk of post-operative complications due to the presence of bacteria at the suture line. This procedure may be applied to all patients undergoing general or spinal anesthesia, as it would minimize the incidence of defection in the surgical suite, while saving valuable surgical time.
 
Colon hydrotherapy would also be extremely useful to alcohol and drug detoxification centers as an aid in the internal cleansing process, enhancing the elimination of toxins from the colon and circulatory system.


Colon Hydrotherapy Contraindications
 
The contraindications of colon hydrotherapy include diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease (in the acute inflammatory stages), severe hemorrhoids, or a tumor in the rectum or large intestine.

Conclusion
 
In conclusion . . . Colon hydrotherapy is the safe, gentle infusion of purified warm water into the colon under conditions that offer safety, using no chemicals or drugs. It is the natural solution to conditions which interfere with the normal functions of the colon.
 
Why is colon hydrotherapy
such a valuable treatment modality?
 
A healthy colon is essential to a healthy body. Conventional diets of today comprised of refined, processed foods, high in saturated fats and low in natural fiber, contribute to the magnitude of the constipation problem. The elimination of undigested food and other waste products are as important as the proper digestion and assimilation of food stuffs. Waste material allowed to remain too long in the digestive system results in fermentation and putrefaction of these substances and subsequent proliferation of bacteria and their toxins.

Laxatives offer only temporary relief and do not
address the real cause of the problem.


Colon hydrotherapy effectively removes stagnant fecal material from the colon walls, preventing the build up of these bacterial toxins in the portal and lymphatic system, resulting in a reduced load on the liver. In addition, the treatment removes mucous, gas, parasites and cellular debris, facilitating peristaltic action and better absorption of nutrients.
 
This natural cleansing process effectively resolves the symptoms directly and indirectly related to dysfunction of the large intestine.
 
Bacteria are involved in the production of several vitamins, including vitamin 'K' and some of the 'B' vitamins, which are absorbed by the large intestine and stored in the liver. In addition to vitamins, the colon absorbs large amounts of water. Unfortunately, toxins of bacterial metabolism also enter the circulatory system. These toxins (Indol, Skatol, Phenol, etc.) are treated by the liver and excreted by the kidneys.
 
Colon bacteria will ferment starches releasing hydrogen and methane gasses which are absorbed and excreted through the lungs. Thus, halitosis may be a symptom of a stagnant fermenting colon. Intestinal toxemia may further result in headaches, allergies, irritability, malnutrition and potentially lead to an overall lowering of an individual's immunological defense mechanism.
 
Intestinal stasis can enhance the systemic absorption of bacteria and their toxins. The prolonged retention of food residues, bile, etc., results in increased numbers of parasitic bacteria present in the colon. Some of the colon's normal flora may become pathogenic under these stagnant or putrefactive conditions. For example, streptococcus and staphylococcus . . . which are part of the normal flora of the large intestine . . . under the above conditions, could enter the systemic circulation and be a potential source of disease.
 
It is my own personal and professional opinion that colon hydrotherapy is one of the most valuable treatment modalities offered at our clinic . . . It may be a valuable solution by itself or in conjunction with an integrated metabolic program for a myriad of health problems.


The Nutrition & Dietary Consultant - May 1986

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Medical Journalist Report

Value of Colon Hydrotherapy
Verified by Medical Professionals by Morton Walker, DPM                                         
©Copyright 2000 by Dr. Morton Walker    www.feellikeus.com/value.htm

From the signal stage of history surrounding ancient Egypt, practices of colon hydrotherapy in their most basic form – enemas or clysters – have provided people with internal cleansings adjunctive to their personal external hygiene. The Ebers Papyrus, from the 14th century B.C. prescribes internal cleansing for no less than twenty stomach and intestinal complaints.1

But in the modern era it fell to J. H. Kellogg, MD, of Battle Creek, Michigan, famous for his invention of corn flakes and various techniques of good hygiene, to popularize colon hydrotherapy. This happened from Dr. Kellogg’s publication of his article in the Journal of the American Medical Association praising the procedure’s efficacy for saving a dysfunctional large bowel.2

That descriptive article was the impetus for advancement of a highly beneficial therapeutic method which has since flourished and found medical recognition among enlightened health professionals in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and North America. Enthusiastic expressions of approval for colon hydrotherapy are undeniable medical endorsements for this significant complementary treatment which removes metabolic waste from the large bowel without applying toxic agents of any kind.

Board Certified Gastrointestinal Surgeon Dr. Leonard Smith Endorses Colon Hydrotherapy

Thirty years ago, Leonard Smith, M.D., of Gainsville, Florida graduated from medical school and eventually became board certified in general surgery by the American College of Surgery. For more than 25 years Dr. Smith has practiced as a specialist in gastrointestinal surgery. He has dealt with all types of colon difficulties, including operations for colon cancer, colon diverticulitis, appendicitis, hemorrhoids, and numbers of other internal organ problems.

“I am very well acquainted with the colon’s functions, and my true belief is that colon hydrotherapy is the perfect cleansing medium for preparing the patient for colonoscopy. It’s a much better way of getting the human colon ready for an operation than having a patient swallow a gallon of that presurgery solution known as ‘Colon-Go-Lytely.’ Instead, colon hydrotherapy allows the patient to avoid this solution’s noxious side effects of vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, and other troubles,” Dr. Smith says.

“Moreover, seriously ill patients tend to be chronically constipated which results in generalized toxemia. It turns out that colon hydrotherapy is the gentlest and most effective treatment for a constipation problem. My recommendation for cancer patients is that they should undergo frequent colon hydrotherapy procedures to make sure the colon’s toxic burden is being kept at a minimum while their bodies are trying to heal,” affirms Dr. Smith. “While not a substitute for eating a high fiber diet, those cancer patients who take colon hydrotherapy often experience the elimination of their aches and pains, improvement of appetite, and they tolerate a tough healing process better.

“I also believe that normally healthy people will find it valuable to take colon hydrotherapy every couple of months in order to experience how well one feels when the colon is truly empty. It’s a fact that most people fail to fully evacuate the colon, something they don’t realize. People undergoing colon hydrotherapy on a prevention basis, are quite surprised at how much waste is removed by the procedure,” Dr. Smith says.

“Without reservation, my wish is to see it become an established procedure for many kinds of gastrointestinal problems. If medical centers, hospitals, and clinics installed colon hydrotherapy departments, they would find such departments just as efficacious for patients as their present treatment areas which are devoted to physiotherapy,” states Leonard Smith, MD “Such is my belief, and I do endorse this therapeutic program.”

Colon Hydrotherapy Corrects Constipation

“One of my more significant cases was Tommy, an eight-year-old boy with the most awful constipation anyone could imagine,” says former general surgeon and emergency medicine specialist Paul Flashner, MD, of Wellesley, Massachusetts. Observing their superior results for his patients, Dr. Flashner has recently adapted his treatment techniques almost completely to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). He has most definitely incorporated colon hydrotherapy as a regular CAM technique.

“Tommy’s constipation was really bad. He never had a bowel movement for a week at a time. Recognizing the dangers of physiological toxicity, his parents took their son for consultation with numerous gastroenterologists. The child had been subjected to colonoscopy a dozen times, but nothing could be found as the source of his blockage. Laxatives hardly helped at all. There was no diagnosis except that he suffered severely from constipation,” confirms Dr. Flashner. “Then the parents found their way to me so that the boy might undergo examination and treatment one more time.

“I improved the child’s diet and removed all junk foods. Then I instigated an exercise program, had him drink lots of water, balanced his colonic flora, and added fiber food supplements. But most vital for Tommy’s welfare is that he took colon hydrotherapy under my prescription. The beneficial effect was dramatic, for within six months he was experiencing a natural and normal bowel movement every day. No laxatives were involved in his progress,” states Dr. Flashner. “Now the child does not need to consult me anymore; he still continues his colon hydrotherapy. He did this once a month for six months, and currently he undergoes the cleansing just four times a year. It’s now two years and Tommy remains in excellent physical condition.

Colon hydrotherapy is the perfect specific procedure to eliminate constipation and restore normal bowel function. My approach to medical practice is to balance the GI tract using stool testing. I find various pathologies relating to bacteria, yeast, parasites, and other organisms of this nature. A lot of disease comes from imbalances in the colon, as manifested by inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, autoimmune diseases, allergies, multiple sclerosis, and certainly constipation. Such imbalances can be corrected by means of colon hydrotherapy, herbal supplements, and diet,” says Dr. Paul Flashner. “There is no question about the huge difference a health professional can bring to the patient by utilizing colon hydrotherapy plus other complementary and alternative methods of healing.”

Giving Colon Hydrotherapy is Standard Procedure for Sharda Sharma, MD

Located in Millburn, New Jersey as a primary care physician for nearly 26 years, Sharda Sharma, M.D., dispenses medical care of a multi-disciplinary nature to her patients. Dr. Sharma employs colon hydrotherapy, chelation therapy, massage therapy, acupuncture, Reiki manipulative therapy, and much more. She treats the body as a whole (holistically).

“I have trained and certified colon hydrotherapists working as part of my staff. Under my supervision for the past year-and-a-half they have been treating constipation, abdominal cramps, allergies, and a variety of other conditions, including ten patients with hepatitis C. These hepatitis patients respond to colon hydrotherapy and do well,” assures Dr. Sharma. “For instance, Felicia, a 42 year-old high school teacher, had suffered with constipation – no bowel movements for six days at a stretch. She was bloated, fatigued, lethargic, headachy, and crampy. My treatment choice for her was enzyme supplements and colon hydrotherapy twice weekly for thirteen weeks. These treatments solved the constipation problem for Felicia.

Colon hydrotherapy is excellent as a treatment for the yeast syndrome. A very anxious 50 year-old female, Sara Audrey, consulted me because she was running to the toilet every two hours with either diarrhea or attempting to find relief from constipation. It turns out that she had irritable bowel syndrome complicated by candidiasis. During the administration of colon hydrotherapy, I observed that she was loaded with Candida albicans. I recognized the white yeast organisms floating through the transparent tube of the colon flushing device,” says Dr. Sharma. “But the patient is now in fine shape – much relieved. She has good bowel movements twice daily with no gas. This is typical of almost all patients undergoing colon hydrotherapy.”

Dr. Michael Gerber Uses Colon Hydrotherapy Routinely

“I’ve had a colon hydrotherapy device in my office for 25 years,” states Michael Gerber, MD, of Reno, Nevada. “My present staff person who dispenses colon hydrotherapy under my jurisdiction uses it for all types of patient difficulties. The basic concepts of the science has not changed much in the last 25 years; however, the colon hydrotherapy equipment has improved immensely. How the equipment works so effectively is nothing short of astounding. Registered with the FDA, current colon hydrotherapy equipment is safe. It contains temperature-controlled water mixing and back flow prevention valves, plus pressure and temperature sensors, and built-in chemical sanitizing units. Water purification units frequently are installed as well. Disposable single-use rectal tubes, and/or speculae are employed routinely for sterility.

“Undergoing a session of colon hydrotherapy allows comfort and cleansing with no toxicity. Techniques utilized allow a small amount of water to flow into the colon gently stimulating the colon’s natural peristaltic action to release softened waste,” Dr. Gerber advises. “The inflow of a small amount of water and the release of waste may be repeated again and again. The removal of such waste encourages better colon function and elimination.

“The benefits of colon hydrotherapy extend all the way from psychiatric improvement to constipation elimination,” Dr. Michael Gerber affirms.

Colon Hydrotherapy Reduces Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Joshua Heinermann, the 66 year-old chief executive officer for Virginia Chemicals Corporation of Chesapeake, Virginia, had been suffering severely from prostate gland enlargement (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH). For four years his symptoms had been building steadily, and now they were affecting his ability to function in his administrative position. The executive’s night-time urinary urgency (nocturia) came with such frequency, Mr. Heinermann found himself perpetually fatigued during daytime business meetings. His need to sleep lay on him like a blanket, and he felt as if his mind was encased in cotton batting. To confront the problem, the CEO finally consulted a urologist located in his city.

In practice for over 60 years as a specialist in urological problems for both men and women, Emil S. Sayegh, M.D., of Chesapeake, Virginia is 88 years of age. Over the six decades of his medical practice, Dr. Sayegh has been consulted by a particularly large number of male clientele who have sought his help in correcting BPH and prostatitis.

“These two common medical difficulties are closely associated with having weak abdominal muscles,” explains the board certified urologist. “Those men possessing flaccid and weak abdominal muscles experience enormous pressures on their bladders which never let up. The supportive muscles and other erectile tissues surrounding the bladder fail to do the jobs required. The pressure of the bladder’s rectal sigmoid is so severe that any amount of stool in that area is going to make urine passage very difficult. Whether urine is present or not, the need for these men to void becomes overwhelming.”

During the past 15 years Dr. Sayegh has made use of colon hydrotherapy which solves his patients’ prostate pathologies almost every time. “Cleaning the colon markedly assists the functioning of the male bladder and prostate organs. Colon hydrotherapy given to men at two-week intervals for three times to start and then maintained every four weeks for an unlimited period does resolve prostatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia,” states Emil S. Sayegh, MD. “>From my files, I can offer up several hundred case studies which testify to that fact.”

Cancer Patients Improve from Receiving Colon Treatment

“I have found over the years that cancer patients who are not doing well usually are toxic and not being cleansed. They certainly are in need of colon hydrotherapy,” advises oncologist and homeopath Douglas Brodie, MD, of Reno, Nevada. Dr. Brodie has developed CAM methods for treating cancer and other degenerative diseases aimed at strengthening the immune system. He emphasizes natural approaches to these conditions with colon hydrotherapy being among them.

“I do recommend that most of my cancer patients take colon hydrotherapy or ‘colonic irrigations’ because they often improve by having such treatment. Liver cancer in particular shows benefit from colon hydrotherapy, but any internal tumors show effectual change too,” Dr. Brodie says. “It’s better than an enema, which is merely a lower bowel cleanse, as opposed to a colonic which is a thorough cleanse of the entire bowel. It’s similar to comparing the diagnostic efficacy of a sigmoidoscopy of the short end of the bowel to a colonoscopy which takes in the whole bowel. An enema only goes so far. Colon hydrotherapy is the best cleansing and detoxifier for the gastrointestinal tract that anybody would want. I do promote its use.”

Conditions Responding to Colon Hydrotherapy Cited by Rheumatologist Arthur E. Brawer, MD

Colon hydrotherapy eliminates from the bowel the accumulated waste material which may get absorbed. If this absorption takes place, it overwhelms the other purification organs such as the liver, the kidneys, the skin, and the lungs. The toxin deposition which becomes lodged throughout the body’s tissues and cells becomes capable of triggering a variety of illnesses,” says rheumatologist Dr. Arthur E. Brawer. “There’s lots of them.” Some disease indications for colon hydrotherapy are:

   
 

Allergies

Arthritis

Asthma

Acne

Attention Deficit Disorder

Memory Lapses

Hypertension

Body Odor

Brittle Hair

Brittle Nails

Chronic Fatigue

Cold Hands & Feet

Colitis

Spastic Colon

Constipation

Fibromyalgia

Headaches

Irritable Bowel

Mouth Sores

Multiple Sclerosis

Nausea

Peripheral Neuropathies

Peptic Ulcer

Pot Belly

Poor Posture

Seizures

Muscle Pain

Joint Aches

Chest Pain

Skin Rashes

Toxic Environmental Exposure

Toxic Occupational Exposure

Pigmentation

   
 

Conditions for Which Colon Hydrotherapy is Effective

Maintaining a rheumatology practice for the past 24 years in Long Branch, New Jersey, Arthur E. Brawer, MD, is an enthusiastic proponent of colon hydrotherapy for a variety of health problems. He cites this treatment in his recently published book, Holistic Harmony.

“Silicone breast implant exposure which results in disease symptoms responds very well to colon hydrotherapy. I am in the center of this silicone breast implant controversy by having consulted with over 500 women from around the world for the toxic exposure caused by such implantation. I’ve given testimony as an expert witness before the United States Congress on this issue along with advising the Department of Health and Human Services, the FDA, and consultants to the President, the Vice-president, the Director of Women’s Health at the White House, and the United Nations. I use colon hydrotherapy for the treatment of such silicone toxicity, since it does work to chelate silicone out of the body,” states Dr. Brawer. “Let me explain.

“From day one of implantation, silicone micromolecules disperse throughout the body because the pore size (the porosity) of the envelope or shell enclosing the implant is larger than most of the silicone molecules contained inside. Thus, the disease symptoms derived from silicone toxicity is not dependent on envelope rupture. Symptoms begin immediately! In other words, the molecules of silicone travel through the membrane osmotically and become microdispersed throughout the body by means of the lymphatic system,” explains Dr. Brawer.

“Now realize that the connective tissue or collagen in each person’s body requires silicone as an essential component in order to provide the body with proper architectual structure such as for tendons, ligaments, nerve sheaths, and everything else. Silicone makes up the glue which holds the skin together, gives substance to the organs, act as regulators, signal transmitters, and so forth. It functions as an integral part of metabolism and physiology. Thus, all tissues are dependent on silicone as an essential ingredient,” Dr. Brawer says. “But given in excess as a leaking silicone breast implant, there is only one place the excess may be dumped or stored by the body – into its connective tissue. When that happens a whole litany of complaints occur: joint pains, dry eyes, fatigue, memory lapses, skin rashes and pigmentations, chest pain, muscle aches, drug intolerance, odor and smell sensitivity to hair sprays, room fresheners, deodorants, and more (see sidebar).

“So the silicone molecules become stuck in the body’s glue, and they cannot be removed by use of medications or supplemental nutrients or diet. Only certain techniques may be applied to detoxify the body: colon hydrotherapy is perhaps the best way and also working as detoxifiers are Ayurvedic medicine, hyperthermia, steam baths, saunas, oxygen therapy, and the energy-based therapies such as Reiki and Qigong. Any dietary approach has to be more an exclusionary basis – take the patient off of processed foods and have them eat organic,” confirms Dr. Brawer. “But of all the treatments for symptoms coming from silicone breast implants, I find colon hydrotherapy to be one of the mainstays that offer relief.”

Colon Hydrotherapy is Like Cleaning Baked Lasagna from a Pan

According to Pamela Whitney, ND, baked lasagna may be used as a metaphor for colon cleansing. Dr. Whitney, educational director for the New England Health Institute, is a naturopathic physician who practices her profession in two locations, Braintree, Massachusetts and Stowe, Vermont. Here is how she describes the physical action of colon hydrotherapy:

“If ever you’ve baked a lasagna and then attempted to sanitize the messy, left-over lasagna pan, you know the difficulty with getting it clean. For sponging such a food-caked pan it’s usual for cooks to soak the pan overnight. Then they find that swabbing it the next day is easy. Colon hydrotherapy accomplishes the same ease of cleansing on the inside of one’s bowel. Using hydrotherapy, the colon’s walls constantly get flushed with clear fluid, which serves to remove mucous plus some of their longstanding, caked-on fecal matter which contains hidden bacteria, parasites, Candida albicans-filled pockets, and other such pathological materials.”

From its home office located in San Antonio, Texas, literature furnished by the International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy or I-ACT (see the Resource section) defines colon hydrotherapy as a safe, effective method of removing waste from the large intestine, without the use of drugs. By introducing pure, filtered and temperature-regulated water into the colon, the human waste is softened and loosened, resulting in evacuation through natural peristalsis. This flushing process usually is repeated a few times during a therapeutic session.

Colon hydrotherapy is best used in combination with adequate nutrient and fluid intake as well as with exercise. The modern and sophisticated technology applied today, manufactured through compliance with strict FDA guidelines, promotes both safety and sanitation of the procedure.

Dr. Pamela Whitney advises that her healing program for almost any condition frequently involves prescribing colon hydrotherapy. “I almost always refer my patient to undertake colon cleansing as the first part of my treatment. I do this for purposes of detoxification, since most people possess toxic bowels which may result in either constipation or diarrhea – both coming from the same sources of toxicity,” she says. “The patients’ toxins tend to kick back to their bloodstreams to perpetuate numerous pathologies such as candidiasis, allergies, chronic fatigue, and other symptoms coming from a recirculation of accumulated physiological poisons.

“I use the services of at least three skilled colon hydrotherapists who practice near to my two offices. I don’t know of any patient receiving colon hydrotherapy who has not benefited from it. Certainly the treatment will get a sluggish bowel refunctioning again. In my judgment, the action of just one colon hydrotherapy is an experience equivalent to someone undergoing 20 coffee enemas,” says Dr. Whitney. “What we eat, the processed foods such as breads, pastas, sugars, and refined desserts hit the gastrointestinal tract like a glue which becomes nearly indigestible. A prime source of allergies to wheat and other flour products is this flour made into a kind of mucilage by being mixed with saliva. This glue-like substance sticks on the walls of the GI tract and slows down the metabolic rate. Thereafter, constipation with inflammation can develop, but colon hydrotherapy solves such a problem.”

As is obvious, Dr. Pamela Whitney is a great advocate of colon hydrotherapy, which she prescribes as a standard part of her treatment.

A Gastroenterologist Prescribes Colon Hydrotherapy

Board certified as a gastroenterologist since 1972, Robert Charm, MD, of Walnut Creek, California, a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, combines conventional allopathic medicine with CAM in his practice. He also continues to make house calls.

“I prescribe colon hydrotherapy by calling upon a superbly trained practitioner of the art in the San Francisco Bay area. She is certified by I-ACT. Also, I’m very impressed by the sophisticated technology as illustrated by the colon hydrotherapy equipment. From my observation, it’s engineered quite well,” affirms the gastroenterologist.

“Frequently while performing colonoscopy, I see that the patient is cleaned out from above but below the diverticular still contain fecaliths, those small turds remaining in pockets formed on the gut mucosa. They indicate the presence of an unhealthy colon, and over 50% of Americans possess diverticulosis colae. When inflamed, gastroenterologists called them diverticulitis colae, which can be serious by creating fistulas. Some people then will evacuate through their bladders,” Dr. Charm says. “With patients for whom I perform colonoscopy, about one third of them over the age of fifty who are otherwise cleaned above, still show residual stools sitting in these gut mucosa pockets. Some have held onto the stool pockets for decades. A toxic dumpsite like this is dangerous for them by the elevated concentration of poisons stored in the dumpsite. Cancer can develop!

“A good cleanout by use of colon hydrotherapy is excellent treatment. I recommend that people undertake colon hydrotherapy for themselves. Clean out the body’s pipes,” Dr. Robert Charm suggests. “And by all means, I prefer my patients undergo colon hydrotherapy the morning of a colonoscopy. It’s a safe way to cleanse the gut. It’s a healing technique for the relief of irritable bowel syndrome with gas and bloating, chronic constipation, abdominal discomfort, and many other GI tract problems.

“My patient, Fran Wilson, a former model, age 41, the mother of two, was just too busy to go to the bathroom. She didn’t celebrate having a good bowel movement, which is the thinking in our society. For her, defecation was an annoyance. Fran labored under the mistaken illusion that having a bowel movement every three days was normal, and she came to me complaining of feeling logy, fatigued, bloated and abdominally cramped. None of the various drug laxatives had been doing the job for her,” explains Dr. Charm. “Rather, these drug-like laxatives were depleting Fran of her potassium. The psyllium seed, fiber, and other natural agents did not work either. Therefore I recommended that she undertake a series of colon hydrotherapies and start drinking more water. This cleared up her discomfort remarkably fast despite her lifetime of bad habits.

“The lesson to learn is that when one gets the urge to move, you must do so. Being too busy in our society to give in to the need to defecate is unhealthy. Find a way,” advises Dr. Robert Charm.

Frank Shallenberger, MD, Supports Colon Hydrotherapy Usage

Frank Shallenberger, MD, HMD, of Carson City, Nevada, declares: “I support the use of colon hydrotherapy and do occasionally refer my patients to undertake this treatment. It may be the best way to detoxify them.”

Christopher J. Hussar, DO, DDS, Took Colon Hydrotherapy

From his medical/surgical practice in Reno, Nevada, osteopathic physician and dental cavitation specialist Christopher J. Hussar, DO, DDS, offers the following personal statement, “I myself have enjoyed two colon hydrotherapeutic treatments when I was experiencing partial bowel obstruction. Each colon hydrotherapy session had me feeling better. It’s my belief that this treatment should be recommended for any person who is having chronic constipation. Then, the local colon hydrotherapist can become a main factor in keeping that individual comfortable. I maintain that one should do whatever it takes to keep up with regular bowel movements. Colon hydrotherapy is a safe and natural laxative which works better than any other type.

“In Reno, I refer my patients who are in need of bowel cleansing to a colon hydrotherapist. The only reason that I don’t refer people on a regular basis is because most of them come to see me from out of town. Therefore, I tell them to use the services of a skilled colon hydrotherapist located in their area so that they can go for treatment often,” says Dr. Christopher J. Hussar.

Colon Hydrotherapy is Usual for the Patients of W. John Diamond, MD

For W. John Diamond, MD, medical director of the Triad Medical Center in Reno, Nevada and coauthor of An Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer, colon hydrotherapy or high colonic irrigations are usual modalities to which he refers his patients. “For some patients with chronic constipation or extensive yeast problems, colon hydrotherapy works advantageously to get rid of the physical load of pathology in the gastrointestinal tract. This treatment stimulates the liver and gets rid of the debris that’s sticking to the mucosa. The last time I referred a patient to take colon hydrotherapy was just yesterday. There's hardly a week that goes by which does not see me utilize this treatment for one or more patients. The colon hydrotherapist in Reno is skilled and does a fine job.

“Let me describe a particular patient of mine, Constance Overmacher, who benefited from colon hydrotherapy,” says Dr. Diamond. “This woman at age 46 has a long history of antibiotic usage for chronic sinusitis. She is a sugarholic to the extent that her diet is totally carbohydrates with hardly any protein or fat. She exhibits a variety of symptoms including extreme fatigue, migraine headaches, irregular menses, chronic constipation, abdominal pain, and yeast growing in the bowel upon testing by EAV [electroacupuncture according to Voll]. Presence of the yeast was confirmed by stool culture and blood tests for yeast antibodies and skin testing.

“For such a complicated case, I tried every kind of treatment that was appropriate, but nothing did any good. The only program that gave Mrs. Overmacher relief was colon hydrotherapy prescribed for her three times a week. It took a month to get my patient stable, but finally the treatment’s effect kicked in. The lady did get her bowel cleaned up; she’s now experiencing normal stools and I have her following a restrictive protein diet. Her energy has returned, and she has been having normal menses for the last two months. Her migraines disappeared,” Dr. John Diamond affirms. “It merely meant that I needed to get her back to normal bowel function, off antibiotics, and onto probiotics all the time. Now she takes colon hydrotherapy on a regular once-a-month schedule. Mrs. Overmacher will likely need to stay on her therapeutic program indefinitely.”

Janet Beaty, ND, Took Training in Colon Hydrotherapy

“My original training in colon hydrotherapy was when I administered it 25 years ago as part of my massage therapy program and that training went a lot deeper when I attended Bastyr University. I was one of several instructors in colon hydrotherapy at that naturopathic college,” says Janet Beaty, ND, whose practice is in West Concord, Massachusetts. “Now I don’t own the physical facilities for doing it in my office but I regularly refer patients to a competent nearby colon hydrotherapist.

“My experience with the treatment is totally positive. I refer people to it when they are constipated because their colons are not fully emptying and bringing on GI discomforts of some kind. My sense is that the patient must empty out old waste products so that there is no interference with healing modalities,” states Dr. Beaty. “I am using colon hydrotherapy as my beginning treatment for detoxification, particularly for patients with congested bowels. While I focus on the gastrointestinal aspects of colon hydrotherapy, I also prescribe it for the treatment of allergies, arthritis, and other health difficulties.

“If I had my druthers, I would get all patients with any health problems on colon hydrotherapy. Why I don’t is because it entails the payment of cash-out-of-pocket and some people find the concept too ‘kinky’ even to imagine doing it,” Dr. Beaty says. “Yet, probably most patients should receive at least one colon hydrotherapy during the course of any health care. It is a very helpful tool for nearly any patient in order to get the bowel peristalsis to work. An effective technique for stimulating such peristalsis is to start out with giving colon hydrotherapy using warm water and gradually decreasing the water temperature as treatment continues. This lower temperature tends to stimulate the bowel muscles. The cold temperatures cause good peristaltic action for a retraining of the bowel.

“The ideal treatment program I follow is that from four to eight weeks the patient receives colon hydrotherapy. This time frame is necessary for unloading a bunch of toxins from the liver. Here is a typical case history: a 36 year-old patient, Cynthia Mangie, had experienced several ectopic pregnancies which resulted in her having a number of miscarriages and ending with chronic endometriosis. Her caesarian pregnancies left her with a lot of scar tissue so that now the endometriosis must be managed without further surgery,” says Dr. Janet Beaty. “The solution to my patient’s problem of endometrial pain is to take a colon hydrotherapy one week before her period. The pain is then reduced markedly because her usual premenstrual constipation is prevented. She currently takes colon hydrotherapy routinely for improving the quality of her life.”

Colon Hydrotherapy Used by James P. Carter, MD, DrPH

“After conducting a comprehensive digestive stool analysis on any patient suspected of having dysbiosis (poor intestinal hygiene), I attempt to clean the bowel by prescribing colon hydrotherapy once a week times three. In my medical practice, I employ a registered nurse on staff to administer this treatment,” says James P. Carter, MD, DrPH, MS, of Mandeville, Louisiana. Dr. Carter is Professor and Head of the Nutrition Section at Tulane University School of Medicine.

“Also I use colon hydrotherapy as part of an overall detoxification program, and it may be combined with treatment such as drinking epsom salts, but both are not taken on the same day,” he advises. “It promotes the second stage of liver detoxification to cause dissolved poisons to come out in the bile as a solvent. The patient’s washout at least once a week from below is adjunctive with the epsom salts.

Colon hydrotherapy is an excellent detoxifier for the overindulgence of alcohol and drug addictions of all kinds. Residues of drugs and other agents in the tissues are eliminated with colon hydrotherapy,” states Dr. James P. Carter. “It takes away any desire to use drugs or imbibe alcoholic beverages. Colon hydrotherapy should be part of nearly any addict’s therapeutic regimen.”

References

1. Bettman, O.L. A Pictorial History of Medicine. (Springfield, Ilinois: Charles C. Thomas, 1956), p. 6.

2. Kellogg, J.H. Should the colon be sacrificed or may it be reformed? JAMA LXVIII (26): 1957-1959, June 30, 1917.

 

WHAT WILL COLON HYDROTHERAPY DO FOR MY COLON?

     Colon hydrotherapy is not a cure, but it is a valuable procedure for a variety of colon conditions.  A toxic bowel is the source of many health problems.  Colon hydrotherapy may rejuvenate every cell of the body.  A colonic session cleanses and hydrates the colon, exercises the colon muscles and may reshape the colon.  In addition it helps to release toxins, cleanse the blood, empower the immune system and restore the PH balance in the body, as well as re-hydrate the whole body.

Consider that $400-$600 million dollars are spent annually on laxatives in the United States.

 

Every year 126,000 Americans are diagnosed as having colorectal cancer. Of this population, 44% will die as a result of the disease.

 

At least two million Americans suffer from colitis, ileitis, diverticulitis and 100,000 Americans have a colostomy each year.

 

 Periodic cleansing of the colon could prevent stagnation and minimize the exposure to potential cancer causing agents to the colon wall.

 Laxatives are the method of colon cleansing that is most popularly used today. They are considered to be an irritant and stimulant to the body. They simply draw water from the body and produce a thin watery substance that clears only the most recently digested waste from the colon leaving behind bad eating habits, and accumulated toxins and mucus in the small intestines, stomach, and colon. They certainly don't promote bowel health. Enemas are fine to clean out the lower part of the rectum and colon, but miss about four to five feet of colon.

Steps to Colon Hydrotherapy.

1. Exercises the Colon Muscles: The build up of toxic debris weakens the colon and impairs its functioning over time. The gentle filling and emptying of the colon may improve muscular contraction activity by which the colon naturally moves material outward.

2. Cleanse the Colon: Toxic material is broken down so it can no longer harm your body or inhibit assimilation and elimination. Even debris built up over years is gently, but surely removed in the process of a series of colon hydrotherapy treatments. Once impacted material is removed, your colon may once again begin to cooperate as mother nature so intended.

3. Stimulates Reflex Points: Every system and organ of the body is connected to the colon by reflex points. Colon hydrotherapy stimulates these points, thereby affecting the corresponding body parts in a beneficial way.

4. Reshapes the Colon: When problematic conditions exist in the colon, they tend to alter its shape which over time may cause more problems. The gentle action of the colon hydrotherapy session in combination with the massage techniques by the colon therapist may help to eliminate bulging pockets of waste and narrowed, spastic constrictions finally enabling the colon to resume its natural state.

   
 
   
   

Note: The evidence supporting colon cleansing is mostly observational evidence.
We do not know of any scientific evidence (double blind, randomized, placebo controlled studies)
to support colon cleansing or to give an explanation of what comes out during our cleanse.
That said, there has been much written on colon cleansing and there is a large amount of
observational evidence based on personal experiences (including these photos). Please read through all our information about colon hydrotherapy and make a decision as an informed consumer.

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