QUESTION AND ANSWERS
What are the benefits of colon hydrotherapy?
Most clients experience and report an increase in energy and an overall feeling of general well-being. With regular CHT sessions many clients report relief from constipation, excess gas, bloating, skin problems, bad breath, general aches and pains, back pain, allergies, depression, anxiety, irritability and discomfort during menstrual cycle.
Can I schedule a colon hydrotherapy session prior to a colonoscopy?
Yes, colon hydrotherapy is recognized as an effective preparation for your colonoscopy procedure. See blog videos on Gastroenterologists findings about colon hydrotherapy.
What is the purpose of Colon Hydrotherapy?
Colon hydrotherapy cleanses the colon so that toxic material will be broken down so it will no longer harm the body. Debris and toxins built up over a long period, is gently removed and flushed out of the body and thereby allowing your colon to function more efficiently.
Colon hydrotherapy removes waste from the body and encourages better colon function and elimination. The procedure strengthens and exercises the colon and improves your natural peristaltic movement.
Colon hydrotherapy helps loosens and softens waste material. It also hydrates the colon and your digestive organs.
Colon hydrotherapy, combined with gentle abdominal massage, helps to eliminate pockets of waste, enabling the colon to return to its original healthy shape.
Is the small intestine cleansed during the treatment?
No, the small intestine can only be cleaned orally. The CHT session cleanses the colon. The colon or large intestine is the last five to six feet of the human digestive tract. Its major function is to eliminate waste and absorb water, vitamins and minerals.
Some signs of poor elimination and a toxic colon?
Toxic material is found throughout the body, especially in fat tissue, joints, arteries, muscles, and digestive organs such as the liver and kidneys. Common signs of toxicity include headaches, constipation, fatigue, bad breath, body order, anxiety, irritability, depression, poor concentration, bloating, lower back pain, coated tongue, skin blemishes, abdominal gas, hemorrhoids, distention of the abdomen, an inability to loose weight or gain weight and poor immune function. Intestinal toxicity is common and prevalent in all societies. Colon hydrotherapy effectively eliminates large quantities of toxic waste and may improve the condition of the entire body.
With regular colonics many people report relief from the following conditions:
Constipation or diarrhea
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
Need for laxatives
Back pain, migraines
General aches and pains
Should I see my doctor before my first colon hydrotherapy session?
Colon hydrotherapy may not be for everyone. If you have any concerns about your health you should check with your medical doctor and bring your prescription to the session. Colon hydrotherapy is not indicated for colon cancer, ulcerative colitis, rectal bleeding, history of seizures and recent abdominal surgery.
How much time does one treatment take?
If its your first CHT session, you will need a little extra time to complete an intake form and your therapist will take time to answer any questions you might have. Usually the first appointment takes about 1 1/2 hours. After that your appointment can vary from 45 minutes to an hour.
Will one hydrotherapy session completely empty my colon?
Its very unlikely that your colon will be completely empty. Many people have considerable amounts of impacted, hardened waste in their colons. It can take multiple sessions to remove the impacted waste. As you become more comfortable with the cleansing experience, your body will respond allowing larger releases . For this reason we recommend scheduling three session over two weeks.
How will I know when the colon is empty?
The colon is an organ that is continuously working. It will never be completely empty. Our objective is to improve the functionality not be concerned with the quantity of your releases.
Does a colonic wash out all of the friendly bacteria?
No, it doesn't wash away all of your friendly bacteria. It does wash away a small amount of the friendly and unfriendly bacteria. Continuing to take a good prebiotic and probiotic after the session is helpful to improve the friendly bacterial balance of the colon.
Is the procedure painful?
No, the procedure is not painful. The colon hydrotherapy session is a comfortable and relaxing experience for most people, However if discomfort is experienced, the session can be stopped at any time. If bowel disfunction previously exists, mild discomfort is sometimes experienced. Some clients experience mild cramping, this is likely the sensation of your peristalsis and waste moving out of the colon. Your colon hydrotherapist is experienced at putting you at ease and minimizing any discomfort you might have. The removal of waste should encourage better colon function and elimination.
How will I feel after the procedure?
Generally, there is no need to eliminate for the rest of the day. Most people report feeling energetic, and less bloated after a treatment session. However, since the cleansing will stir up debris and toxins you might experience some minor fatigue. You can return to normal activities after the session.
How do I maintain my health after the cleanse?
A good probiotic is known to improve the bacterial balance in the colon. We recommend continuing your regimen of probiotics after cleansing treatments. After beginning a cleanse many clients get serious about their health . Some clients find they need additional support and guidance to maintain their commitment towards improving their health. We offer various treatment options. The transformation package is a powerful path to take.
What if I am menstruating?
Its perfectly safe and might be helpful to reduce the bloating that occurs during this time. If your uncomfortable its probably better to reschedule your CHT session until your period is over.
What can I eat afterwards?
Hopefully your diet includes quality organic fruits, vegetables, healthy fats and healthy proteins. You should avoid sugar, white flour, chemicals, preservatives and additives. Some people drink vegetable juices for a few days after their treatment to continue detoxing.
How many Colon hydrotherapy sessions are needed?
Everyone is different, so the number of colon hydrotherapy sessions will depend on your individual and specific health goals. Just as some people exercise on a daily or weekly basis to tone and tighten their outer body, some people also have their on-going cleansing, toning and rebuilding regimen for their inner body. Colon hydrotherapy can be used as part of any regular maintenance program. If you have chronic constipation, muscle aches and pains and poor dietary habits, it is probably best to have a series of sessions while working with your therapist on improving your dietary habits. If you would like guidance with a cleansing program, you can schedule a consultation where we can discuss what may work best for you. In general, we highly recommend you begin with three consecutive sessions. Some clients receive a few sessions before or after traveling, when they have a cold, after holidays or if they are feeling congested or constipated.
Will this treatment help me loose weight?
Most clients find that colon hydrotherapy helps them considerably, because toxins stored in fat cells and tissues are released. Research has shown that toxins can plateau or slow down weight loss. In addition impacted waste matter can account for unwanted pounds and bloated abdomens.