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Conducting Colonic Hydrotherapy: the Procedure Itself


Colonic hydrotherapy is an effective method of treatment of many colon diseases; also it is an appropriate preparation of the intestine for upcoming diagnostic manipulation and surgical interventions. Thanks to the low cost of the procedure, this kind of therapy is available to a wide range of people.

Preparations for colon cleanse

Before mentioning the indications for the actual carrying out this kind of natural colon cleanse it should be noted that this procedure is sometimes recommended for healthy people as well. It can be used to prevent pathologies of the end parts of the digestive system and to improve the overall health status.

The patient is usually prescribed a course of cleansing procedures, therefore, during the treatment period it is recommended to follow certain rules. It is necessary to reduce the protein content in the diet. Also, it is advisable to switch to a vegetarian diet. However, weakened patients do not have to do this.

In addition, it is recommended to eat small meals, 5 times a day. Frequent and small meals help normalize the tonic activity of the intestinal wall. Last, but not least, it is advisable to consume a sufficient amount of vegetables and fruits that contain a lot of fiber.

The process of hydrotherapy cleansing

Modern technologies had made the procedure absolutely painless. It is also important, that the procedure is very aesthetic: the patient wears disposable panties, nozzles are also disposable. Even after the first procedure, patients note lightness, weight loss and improvement of their mood, well-being as well as appearance.

Usually, colonic hydrotherapy includes following steps:

  • The patient undresses below the waist, lies down on the couch.
  • Through the anal opening, a special rectal apparatus is injected, through which water is supplied.
  • With the help of liquid, the doctor massages the walls of the rectum and large intestine.
  • After hydromassage, so-called “irrigation” of the intestine with mineral water is carried out, which helps to eliminate inflammatory diseases, normalizing acidity in the cavity.
  • In addition, irrigation of the intestines can be conducted with decoction of medicinal herbs, which also has a potential anti-inflammatory effect.
  • At the end of the procedure, a special dilution is inputted. It contains a large number of probiotics that stimulate the reproduction of a healthy intestinal flora.

The intensity of exposure, the number of injections and fluid withdrawals may differ depending on the patient's condition and indications for the procedure. Therefore, it is impossible to determine unequivocally how long manipulation will last. However, the average hydrotherapy of colon in Toronto or somewhere else lasts about 30 min.

After the colon hydrotherapy

After the procedure, the patient can do the usual things, for the reason that there are no restrictions for him. It is advisable not to eat for several hours after the manipulation to maximize the beneficial effect of washing the intestines.

Colonic hydrotherapy is a painless procedure, which makes it possible to widely use it in different groups of patients. During the therapy, the patient may feel slight discomfort associated with stretching the intestinal wall. However, the expressed pains should not be. After the end of the procedure a person experiences a pleasant feeling of lightness and purification.