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Colon Hydrotherapy as Preparation to Colonoscopy

People who will undergo colonoscopy has to be prepared by removing all the fecal matter in their intestines so that when the doctor performs colonoscopy, he or she will have a clear view of the intestinal walls. There are two methods to clean and empty the large intestine of the patient before the doctor can conduct colonoscopy, and these are through harsh laxatives to be taken at home, or by undergoing colon hydrotherapy at the clinic.

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. Expect to experience diarrhea after you have drank the first few glasses.

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. 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.

By using colon hydrotherapy or colonic, the patient will have the following advantages.

The first advantage is that the patient need not drink a gallon of water or take strong laxatives to cleanse his or her colon.

Second advantage is that the patient is relaxed inside the office lying down position, as the procedure is accomplished 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 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.

Part of the colonic procedure is the gentle massage performed by the experienced hydrotherapist, and the massage makes the water deeper into the beginning of the colon, and further remove the waste from the wall of the colon.

Before a colonoscopy procedure, the colon is prepared by performing the colonic one or two days before conducting the colonoscopy itself. 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.

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