What is colon hydrotherapy?
A safe, effective, and systematic removal of accumulated wastes from the large intestine. Warm, filtered water is flushed into the colon to a bearable level of pressure with the goal of gently expanding the intestinal tract. This process will remove years of accumulated and hardened fecal matter and mucous from the lining of the intestine.
Making colon hydrotherapy part of your health regimen can be a simple way with proper nutrition and exercise to effectively achieve and maintain your optimal health. It can be a powerful tool to jump-start your journey back to wellness or keep you at your best. We have seen it change our lives and we are passionate about helping others do the same.
Colon Hydrotherapy Explained
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Are there any contraindications for Colon Hydrotherapy?
Why Bridge to Health colonics are better?
Bridge to Health owner, Vanessa Goldeen is a Certified Wellness Consultant through the American College of Health Sciences.
First time clients receive a free 15 Wellness Consult!
Why should I consider a series of colonics?
Diets high in denatured or overly processed foods for years, high dairy, trans fat consumption and low fiber diets lead to the accumulation of ....basically sludge on the inner linings of the colon. This colon debris is inhibiting absorption of nutrients and the natural peristalsis or muscular contraction of the colon, as well as providing a breeding ground for unhealthy bacteria. This leads to a state of constipation internal toxicity and many health problems as a result.
Taking antibiotic and anti-fungal drugs can destroy or nearly eliminate the natural healthy probiotic environment in the colon. Colonics are the first and best step to reestablishing a good flora and improved immunity. Many pain meds are constipating as well.
Colon cancer is the 2nd most common cause of cancer related death in the US.
Is it painful or embarrassing?
A professionally administered colonic is given with the upmost care for your comfort, the body is covered during the procedure, reflective of I-ACT standards. There may be slight sensations of fullness and the possible passing of gas during the procedure. Strict sanitation is observed by the practitioner
How often should I have a colonic treatment?
Initially it is recommended that you have 3 - 6 treatments over the course of a month to get a thorough cleaning of the colon. It's especially effective if you are participating in a high fiber detox or juice fasting during that first month.
Once a month or every three months would be advised after initial sessions.
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What conditions can be improved with colon hydrotherapy.
Many physicians recommend colon hydrotherapy for colitis, constipation, hemorrhoids, digestive and elimination problems, acne, backaches, fatigue, bloating of the abdominal cavity, undernourished, halitosis.
More and more current research is showing us that the importance of a healthy gut which is the basis of good immunity.
A network of vessels and fluid located just below your skin, The lymphatic system removes bacteria or virus from your body by transporting them to lymph nodes. Lymphocytes and natural killer cells will attempt to destroy the invader before it spreads.
Lymphatic massage is a specialized modality that aids in the circulation of the lymphatic fluids to enhance detoxification.
A properly functioning lymphatic system is crucial to health and immunity. Lymphatic Massage promotes circulation of lymph enhancing the overall function of the lymphatic system, it is a therapeutic modality recommended by MD's specializing in circulatory issues, autoimmune diseases and oncology.
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Are there any contraindications for Lymphatic Massage?
How many treatments are recommended?
That depends on your condition or your medical providers recommendations. Many clients come weekly over a period of weeks or months. Those involved in chemotherapies or detoxifications will find lymphatic drainage very supportive to ease the burden of detoxification.
What can I expect with my first treatment?
You will be filling out a supplemental intake form for this modality. It crucial that you make the practitioner aware of any medical conditions as they must be taken into consideration before therapy begins. The practitioner will perform a standard assessment to determine how to progress with your treatments.
Do I need to remove my clothing?
Yes, the practitioner uses standard massage draping procedures to maintain your privacy. Please make the therapist aware of any body issues you have or if you feel uncomfortable or experience pain at any time during treatments.
How do I prepare for the treatment?
It is important that you not consume a large meal 2-3 hours prior to treatment. It is also important to not apply any skin lotions, creams or oils prior to treatment and avoid the use of deodorant as well.
Since lymphatic organs plays an important role in the immune system, the proper flow of the lymphatic fluid can positively impact many conditions faced by our clients.
What conditions will lymphatic drainage help?
General Inflammation, Lymphedema, Edema and Water Retention, Cancer, Heart Disease, Post Cosmetic Surgery - healing time
Cosmetic enhancement by fluid deposit reductions, Lymes
Pre and Post Athletic Application - decrease muscle/tendon strain and healing time, Enlarged Prostate, General detox and cleansing
IF YOU HAVE ANY Of THE CONTRAINDICATIONS LISTED ABOVE, YOU MUST HAVE A PRESCRIPTION FROM YOUR MEDICAL DOCTOR.