Frequently Asked Question’s
How clean is colon hydrotherapy?
Colon hydrotherapy is very clean the whole area and toilet facilities are disinfected following each client. The gowns, and tubing used are disposable. Under no circumstances will any disposable equipment to re-used!!
Does it hurt?
Colon hydrotherapy is comfortable therapeutic and can be a wonderful experience. The biggest concern seems to be the tube entering the rectum, but please let me reassure you that this is not painful or even uncomfortable what so ever! The tube is small and fully lubricated and is only placed within the first part of the rectum. Most people are surprised as they don’t realise the tube is in place before being asked to lay on their back ready for the treatment. Most people will pass much bigger motions than the size of the tube with no effort at all.
Are you a registered Colon Hydrotherapist?
Yes!! There are many colon hydrotherapist that are not registered or even recognized by one of the few registering bodies/guilds. You can find your therapists details on the IACT(international association for colon hydrotherapist) register. We are also a member of RICTAT which is the governing body for all Colon Hydrotherapists.
Will my visit be confidential?
Yes of course! Your colon hydrotherapist is extremely professional meaning that your privacy and confidentiality will be taken very seriously. Nobody else visiting the salon will even be aware of the reason for your visit.
Is Colon Hydrotherapy safe?
The colon hydrotherapy procedure is a very safe method. The water that is used in this procedure enters the rectum at a very low pressure that is then considered much more lower than the pressure that comes from your stool being exerted.
How many treatments of Colon Hydrotherapy should I have?
This all is purely determined on your condition and your end results of your first colon session. People who have been suffering from certain conditions for a long period of time, it is improbable that your condition will be gone entirely. However, after your very first session, it has been proven that many people can already start to feel the benefits of the colon. It is highly recommended that each individual, invest in the colon hydrotherapy courses that are available. The reason for this, is that, the colon therapist will also be able to help and guide you on what changes you may be required to adapt in your everyday lifestyle, such as; diet, exercise etc. Please note that not all people may be required to enlist any modifications upon their lifestyle.
For example, a person who may consume a lot of food that is not good for them such as takeaways, and hardly drink any water and maintain regular exercise, they will need to inflict changes upon their lifestyle. This would require them to have quite a few colon sessions over a regular period of time. The reason for this, is it will prevent them from feeling bloated and constipated and introducing your five a day and eating healthy meals and drinking plenty of water, will eventually result in you not being required to have as many colon sessions. This is because your body will be able to aid the normal function of the bowel.
Colon Hydrotherapy is nothing like a laxative and has a high success rate of improving the tone of the colon.
Will I lose weight from Colon Hydrotherapy?
It has been said that people may have a slight decrease in their weight when they’ve had a colonic. Please note that in a colon session you only lose waste and not any fat. It is suggested that if you start to consume less food that you increase the amount of fibre in your diet and partake in regular exercise and drink plenty of water.
How will I feel after my Colon Hydrotherapy Treatment?
After your colon session, you will be able to carry on with your day to day itinerary as normal. Individuals can feel like they have a high level of energy after their session, whereas some individuals have be known to feel tired, almost as if completely relaxed after their treatment.
Can I have a colonic if I am having a period?
You can have a colonic during your period and we do need you to remove your tampon in order to have the treatment. Please make sure that you have a spare tampon or towel that you can use immediately after the treatment.
How soon after the childbirth can I have a colonic? Can I have it whilst I am nursing?
You can have a colonic 3 months after a regular childbirth, unless you had complications or a caesarean. You need to decide for yourself whether your body has recovered enough from the shock of childbirth. Make sure your stitches have healed fully, ask your doctor or nurse if in doubt. You can have a colonic whilst you are nursing.
How long will it take?
The treatment itself takes up to 45 minutes, so with changing time, you’ll need to allow at least an hour. Your first treatment will normally take longer as your therapist will need to review your medical history and assess your current bowel health before proceeding with your therapy.
Can I eat before my colon session?
You can eat before your colonic. It is recommended that you consume only light foods that won’t cause any upset to your bowel and drink plenty of water to keep hydrated.
- Avoid all animal protein, alcohol and excessive dairy produce, also refined carbohydrates including sugar and be bread for at least 24 hours.
- Increase fluid intake – ideally 2 litres. If constipation is an issue, add fibre in the diet form of Linseeds, bran and seeds.
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