A colonics, or colon hydrotherapy, is an alternative medicine practice that results in cleansing and clearing the colon of unwanted toxins. It is essential that this organ’s path remain clear in order to keep bowels flowing properly. Among some of the benefits of colonics include: a more effective digestive system, preventing constipation, increase of energy, kick start weight loss, and decrease risk of colon cancer.
During digestion, when your organs finish absorbing the nutrients and vitamins of your food, all the useless material is sent to the colon. The colon, with the help of bacteria, further breakdown this waste where it is then moved to the rectum and released out of the body, through the anus. If the colon is blocked it will not absorb nutrients properly or worst it will not be able to dispose of toxins and unwanted material in your body, causing serious health problems.
What does a colonics process entail?
The colonics processes begins with a consultation between you and your specialist. Once decided that the colonic procedure is right for you the procedure can begin. The hydrotherapist inserts a sterile a medical instrument called a speculum into the anus. It is than attached to a hose that drains the feces. The colon is gently flushed with repeated doses of warmed water and the waste is released through the tubing system. After the procedure is over clients have the option to use the bathroom to further discard of material.
Does it hurt?
The patient will feel a bit of discomfort in the stomach within the first few minutes, but quickly accustom to the motions. Some patients report that colonics are relaxing and other reported it was similar to using the bathroom. The therapist may use massage or other remedies to make your treatment more comfortable.
How long does it take?
Every procedures varies according to the patient, but generally a procedure will take anywhere from 45 minutes to one hour.
Will I lose weight?
Yes people have been reported to lose weight and feel lighter after colonics, but it is not always the case. Colonics helps with weight loss if you are also increasing your fiber intake, exercising more, and drinking more water. Keep in mind that colonics eliminate waste from the body not fat.
It is crucial for patients to go to a properly trained, reputable doctor. It is important that a specialized and license doctor perform this procedure. That’s why at Inspire Med Spa our staff is specially trained and certified to perform that tasks provided.