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Frequently Asked Questions

 

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Who is Colon Hydrotherapy for?  This procedure is for men and women, both young and old.  Persons suffering from bowel movement problems, digestive disorders and those who are overweight can benefit from colonics.

Would I be able work directly after having a colonic treatment?  Yes, you would be able to work just as you would after a regular bowel movement.

How much does a procedure cost?  $80.00. 

Discounts are given for pre-paid packages:

  • 5 sessions @ $75.00,

  • 6-8 sessions @ $70.00

  • 9 or more sessions @65.00

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(Sessions must be done consecutively within a specified period)

How long does a procedure take?  The procedure takes about 30 - 45 minutes, but you should plan a total visit of one hour in duration.

What should I do to prepare for a colon hydrotherapy procedure?  Try not to eat or drink anything 1 hour before your procedure.  Two to three days before your treatment, increase water intake and take some flaks seed oil tablets or liquid.  Also, increase your fiber intake by eating lots of fruits and vegetables and whole grain foods.  

Is the procedure painfulNo, many persons report their sessions as being soothing, rejuvenating, relaxing and refreshing.

Can a colonic be administered during a menstrual period?  Yes.  Your body is already cleansing so it is a good time to have a colonic.

What is the colon?  The colon (large intestine), is the last portion of the human digestive tract. It is approximately 5 feet long and 2 inches in diameter. The main function is elimination of waste and absorption of water and minerals. 

What is constipation? Constipation is any form of congestion and is usually accompanied by dehydration. One bowel movement a day is a sign of constipation and incomplete elimination is a form of constipation. Some symptoms are overweight, fatigue, irritability, mental confusion, bloat, gas, indigestion, headaches, migraines, earaches, sinus drainage, allergies, anxiety, depression, unsatisfied hunger, and poor circulation.

Is it normal for some persons not to release during the first colonic?  Yes, it is quite normal for some people who come in for the first time not to release. There are persons who might be disappointed because they expect all the waste to be removed from their colon. When this does not happen, some clients do not want to come back because they feel that their colon is empty and they wasted their money.  When nothing comes out the first time, it is a more difficult case. The ability or inability to release is one of the ways to assess a colonic session. 

 A diet low in fiber and lack of water can cause stagnation and lead to constipation. You can prepare before the first procedure by; drinking a half of your weight in ounces of water daily (e.g. 150lbs divided by 2 = 75 ounces of water), and making fruits and vegetables the bigger parts of your meals.

How does a colon hydrotherapy (colonic) treatment compare to an enema?   
An enema only reaches the rectum and lower part of the colon, whereas with colon hydrotherapy the entire length of the colon (5 feet long by 2 inches in diameter) is cleansed.

Should I visit my doctor before my first colon hydrotherapy session?  If you have a concern about your health or the appropriateness of colon hydrotherapy you should consult a doctor. If you are diagnosed with diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, severe hemorrhoids, rectal or intestinal tumors, you would not be a candidate for colon hydrotherapy treatments.

Is there any chance of bacterial or viral contamination from prior use of the colon hydrotherapy equipment? 
Modern colon hydrotherapy equipments utilize pre-sterilized, disposable hoses and speculums. These disposables are used only once during a single therapy session. Properly administered, there is absolutely no danger of contamination.

Will I experience any intestinal discomfort or fatigue after the cleansing?  Usually not, but since the cleansing will stir up a lot of old debris and toxins, you might experience some minor nausea or fatigue. If any discomfort occurs, it is recommended to rest and apply a warm heating pad to the abdomen. If you wish, a mild vegetable broth or peppermint tea is usually soothing at this time. Any discomfort will usually pass within 24 hours.

Do I need to take acidophilus  (good bacteria) after a colon cleansing because intestinal flora has been washed out of the colon?  Colon hydrotherapy cleansings do not wash out intestinal flora. Taking acidophilus after a colon cleansing is beneficial, because it helps to improve the bacterial balance in the colon. The best method is to implant the flora rectally the evening after your final therapy session, or if you prefer, to drink acidophilus for two weeks after the final therapy session.

Disclaimer: The information on this web site is intended for use as an informational source only. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any physical or mental condition, or to prescribe or promote any particular product or products. It is not intended to replace or supersede any professional medical advise by a licensed medical professional at any time and under no circumstance. In the event that you use the information for your own health, you are prescribing for yourself which is your constitutional right.
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