Questions & Answers about Colon Hydrotherapy
What is colon therapy?
Colon Therapy also known as a colonic, colonic lavage, colon hydrotherapy or high colonic is a safe and effective method for cleansing the colon by repeated, gentle flushing of purified water.
What is the colon?
The colon, or large intestine, is the last portion of our digestive tract. It measures approximately 5.5 feet in length and 2.5 inches in diameter. It functions to eliminate solid waste, conserve water and reabsorbtion of electrolytes and minerals. Beneficial bacteria in the colon also synthesize vitamin K and portions of the B complex.
Why is colon health important?
In today's society, most people eat a lot of refined and processed foods (i.e. white flour & sugar, processed cheeses and meats) all of which contribute to bowel discomfort, difficulty absorbing nutrients and changes in bowel habits like constipation and diarrhea. This is commonly called Toxic Bowel Condition.
What are common symptoms of Toxic Bowel Condition?
Gas/bloating, Diarrhea, Constipation, Alternating Diarrhea/Constipation, Indigestion, Skin Eruptions (i.e. Acne or Boils), Sinus Congestion, Chronic Illness, Sore and achy muscles, Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia, Headaches, Joint Pain, Ear Problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Halitosis (Bad Breath), Irritability, Mental Fogginess, Nausea/Vomiting, Dizziness