The Advantages of Colon Hydrotherapy to in Preparation to Colonoscopy
There is a procedure that has to be performed on a person who will undergo colonoscopy, and this procedure will clear his or her intestines with all fecal matter, so that there will be a clear view of the intestinal wall of the person as the doctor performs colonoscopy. 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.
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.
On the other method of cleansing the color in preparation for colonoscopy, colon hydrotherapy is viewed as a smart way to cleanse the colon. Under several health conditions, colonic or colon hydrotherapy is the usual prescription of medical doctors. To irrigate the colon, a colon hydrotherapy machine with thermostat, manometer and disposable equipment is used, and in the irrigation process itself, water that is purified and clear is used together with soft abdominal massage.
By using colon hydrotherapy or colonic, the patient will have the following advantages.
The number one advantage is that taking strong laxative or drinking a gallon of water is not necessary for the patient to undergo just 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.
The patient is generally advised to have the colonic procedure one or two days before the colonoscopy is conducted. The completion of colonic procedure is between 30 to 40 minutes, and the only instruction before the procedure is done is for the patient not to take solid food two hours before the procedure.