Colon Hydrotherapy as Preparation to Colonoscopy
Before a person will undergo the procedure of colonoscopy, he or she will be prepared first by removing all stools in his or her intestines so that the doctor will have a clear view of the intestines wall as colonoscopy will be conducted. You have two choices to clear and clean your large intestine before the doctor can perform colonoscopy, one is to take harsh laxatives at home or to undergo colon hydrotherapy in the clinic, and either will clean and empty your large intestines.
To make the laxative, the doctor will prescribe a drug, and this drug of usually a powder will be poured into a gallon of water, the mixture then will be drank by the patient through a glass of it every 10 minutes apart until he or she will finish the gallon of laxative. A diarrhea will be experienced as the patient drank the first few glasses of laxative.
Another preparation to examine the colon or undergo colonoscopy is the colon hydrotherapy which is said to be a smart way of cleansing and preparing 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.
There are several advantages in using colon hydrotherapy or colonic of which we will discuss in this article briefly.
In the first place, to clean the patient's colon, there is no need to drink a gallon of water or take strong laxatives.
Next is that the patient is in a restful lying down position in a clinic as the procedure is done by a well-trained colon hydrotherapist. The flow of water will be stopped as the patient feels the need to defecate, with the discharge valve opened, there is a natural discharge of waste since the colon is allowed to clear itself of waste with it being carried out by the outflow of water.
With the repeat water flashing in the best rated colonics servies Winter Park 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.
With colonic procedure, the experienced colon hydrotherapist gives a gentle massage that aids in driving the water deep in the cecum that would aid in the removal of the waste.
Usually, it is advised to get healing colonics clinic in Longwood session one or two days before the colonoscopy procedure. Colon hydrotherapy takes about 30 to 40 minutes, and the only instruction is not to eat solid foods two hours before the procedure.