Colonic Irrigation Common Questions and Answers
What is Colon Irrigation?
Colon Irrigation, also known as Colonic Hydrotherapy, is a gentle internal cleansing process that removes toxins and wastes from the body using purified water.
What will colonic treatments do to the colon?
It will break down toxic material stored in your body, eliminate waste and encourage healthy colon function.
What can I expect to feel after my colonic treatment?
Results will differ from person to person. Many clients advise that they have improved energy levels, a flatter tummy, less flatulence and a better working bowel.
How do I know if I need colonic treatments or if I have toxic material in my bowel?
Common symptoms include tiredness, weight gain, constipation, diarrhoea, headaches, flatulence, bloating and skin conditions.
What is constipation?
Constipation refers to bowel movements that are infrequent or hard to pass (typically three times or fewer per week). Constipation is a symptom with many causes including insufficient dietary fibre intake, inadequate fluid intake, decreased physical activity and side effects from some medications.
Is a colonic treatment painful?
No it is not painful. Some people may experience a little discomfort on occasions. This can be avoided by increasing fluid intake 2 days prior to your colonic treatment. It is recommended that you drink at least 8 glasses of water per day.
Are colonic treatments dangerous in any way?
No. We have continual control over the water pressure and temperature during a colonic treatment. Our irrigation beds are TGA approved and all equipment is sterilised using hospital grade disinfectant and cleaners. Colonic treatments unlike the use of laxatives is not habit forming and improves the function of the colon.
Can I work directly after a colonic treatment?
Yes. Some clients come in for treatments during their lunch break and return to work.
How does a colonic treatment compare to an enema?
Both suppositories and enemas are useful for emptying the rectum (the lowest 20 -30 centimetres of the colon). Colonic treatments, on the other hand, have the ability to remove waste from all areas of the colon.
Does having a menstrual period at the time of a colonic treatment affect it?
No. Many people report pain relief for menstrual cramping and less bloating.
How many colonic treatments will I need?
This will vary according to the individual and his/her condition. Waste deposits build up in a lifetime and cannot be shifted in 1 or 2 treatments. Typically, you will require 3 or 4 treatments before feeling the benefits.