With Colon cancer being the #2 cause of death in the US and 100,000 people having their colon removed annually, it is nothing to be hush hush about. The colon or large intestine is a tube-like muscular organ that eliminates fecal material through wave-like motions known as peristalsis. It is approximately 5 ½ feet long and 2 inches in diameter and is a vital part of your digestive system.
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Colon Care LLC is operated and owned by Rebecca Harder, , and with and having performed over
Colon Hydrotherapy is an AGE OLD practice of cleansing the colon (large
Colon lavage was first recorded in 1500 BC in the ancient Egyptian document, Ebers
Papyrus which dealt with the practice of medicine. Hypocrities (4th and 5th century
B.C.) recorded using enemas for fever therapy. Galen (2nd century AD) was also a
proponent of enemas.
Jump to the 21st century... and Dr. Kellogg reported in the 1917 Journal of American
Medicine that in the treatment of gastrointestinal disease in over 40,000 cases, he had
used surgery in only twenty cases. The rest were helped as a result of cleansing the
bowels, diet, and exercise.
Colon hydrotherapy eventually gained the attention of James A. Wiltsie, M.D., who
He went on to say,
And, I must share with you quotes from Bernard Jensen, a
beloved American physician who understood the value in caring
for our colon:
*(p. 6 Tissue Cleansing Through Bowel Management)
Tissue Cleansing Through Bowel Management)
*(p. 67 Tissue
Cleansing through Bowel Management)
With modern technological advancements in instrumentation and therapist training, it has become a valuable adjunctive modality to the physician in treating disease, and for preventative health. (Please see our section titled: “What are sessions like” to learn how we at offer colon hydrotherapy services)
This procedure removes fecal material from the colon walls and dilutes the
bacterial toxin concentration in the large intestine.
The therapeutic effects of colon hydrotherapy are improved muscle tone which
facilitates peristaltic action and enhances the absorption of nutrients from the cecum
and ascending colon while minimizing the absorption of toxic waste material.
The cleansing effects of colon hydrotherapy reduces stagnation and subsequent
bacterial proliferation in the colon and maintains harmony of the intestinal flora in
promoting optimal health.
*(All above information on this web page from I-ACT Study Guide
Provided by Mind-
Water during the usage of an enema bag typically reaches 8-12 inches of the rectum up
into the intestine and enema usage is generally less than a quart of water. It is very
effective for many situations, particularly when traveling. Mother's have used this form
for their children for centuries.
During a colon hydrotherapy session, the entire 5 and 1/2 feet of the intestine can be
reached and cleansed and a typical session uses 20 - 25 gallons of purified water. The
water, temperature and flow rate are regulated during colon hydrotherapy. Colon
Hydrotherapy Systems used by I-ACT Certified Therapists are Class II Medical Devices
and are Registered by the FDA.
Colon Hydrotherapy is a far more effective and thorough way to cleanse the intestine. As you can see from the crude enema bag picture above, Colon Hydrotherapy is also more comfortable, relaxing and clean.
(Left, Advanced Colon Care Systems used at Colon Care, LLC.)
A New Choice For Colonoscopy Preparation
In this article, dated January 24, 2008, a respected medical professional, Dr.Joseph Fiorito, M.D., chief of the Section of Gastroenterology, a nationally
recognized program at Danbury Hospital, a regional medical center and university teaching hospital in Danbury, Connecticut reinforces the advantages of colon hydrotherapy, in an article in which he refers to colon hydrotherapy as "an alternative method to cleanse the bowel to prepare for a colonoscopy -- one that is more convenient, quicker, and eliminates having to drink a gallon of liquid laxatives the night before".
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