What You Should Know About Colonics This Year
The Advantages of Colon Hydrotherapy to in Preparation to Colonoscopy
People who will undergo colonoscopy has to be prepared by removing all the fecal matter in their intestines so that when the doctor performs colonoscopy, he or she will have a clear view of the intestinal walls. There are two methods to clean and empty the large intestine of the patient before the doctor can conduct colonoscopy, and these are through harsh laxatives to be taken at home, or by undergoing colon hydrotherapy at the clinic.
The doctor will prescribe the laxatives to take, and the powder will be mixed in a gallon of water, and the person will drink one glass of water in every 10 minutes until the gallon is consumed. After drinking the first few glasses of the laxative, expect to have now a diarrhea.
On the other method of cleansing the color in preparation for colonoscopy, colon hydrotherapy is viewed as a smart way to cleanse the colon. Colon hydrotherapy or colonic is usually prescribed by medical doctors for several health conditions. To perform colon hydrotherapy, there is a machine with thermostat, manometer, and disposable equipment, and in the process the colon is cleanse through irrigation using clear and purified water and soft massage on the abdominal area.
By using colon hydrotherapy or colonic, the patient will have the following advantages.
In the first place, to clean the patient’s colon, there is no need to drink a gallon of water or take strong laxatives.
The number two advantage of this procedure is that the procedure is supervised and performed by a well-trained colon hydrotherapist, while the patient is relaxed lying down position inside the clinic. As the patient feels the need to defecate, the flow of water will be stopped and to allow the colon to naturally discharge the waste, a discharge valve is opened and the waste is brought out by the outflow of the water.
With the repeat water flashing in colonic procedure, all fecal matter are released giving the gastroenterologist to have a clear view of the whole entire colon and thus get a productive view of the colon.
In colon hydrotherapy, a gentle massage is performed by the colon hydrotherapist, where the massage would help drive the water into the beginning of the colon area, and further aid in the removal of waste from the colon wall.
The patient is generally advised to have the colonic procedure one or two days before the colonoscopy is conducted. The completion of colonic procedure is between 30 to 40 minutes, and the only instruction before the procedure is done is for the patient not to take solid food two hours before the procedure.