The Advantages of Colon Hydrotherapy to in 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. In order to empty the large intestine and clean it, it is either the patient will be given harsh laxatives at home, or will undergo colon hydrotherapy in the clinic before the doctor can perform colonoscopy.
A prescription of drugs from the doctor will be needed to create the laxative, and this powder of drug will be mixed into the gallon of water, and the patient will take one glass of the mixture in every 10 minutes until he or she had consumed the laxative mixture. Expect to experience diarrhea after you have drank the first few glasses.
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. Colon hydrotherapy features machines with thermostat, manometer, and disposable equipment, and irrigation in the colon is conducted with the use of purified and clear water together with soft abdominal massage.
There are several advantages in using colon hydrotherapy or colonic of which we will discuss in this article briefly.
The first advantage is that the patient need not drink a gallon of water or take strong laxatives to cleanse his or her colon.
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. 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 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.
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.
The patient is generally advised to have the colonic procedure one or two days before the colonoscopy is conducted. The colonic procedure would take around 30 to 40 minutes and the patient is advised not to take any solid food two hours at least before the procedure is performed.