Colon Hydrotherapy and its Clinical Applications
Colon irrigation may help greatly in enhancing the ability to
absorb many vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids.
In our medical clinic we find colonic irrigations are one of the most important treatment
modalities available for a multitude of health problems. Many health authorities feel that
disease begins in the colon. To be in optimum health the colon must be functioning
normally. I believe that the colon is one of the most neglected areas in the medical
establishment. One of the major indications for colon hydrotherapy is constipation.
Indications for Colonics--Who can benefit from colonic irrigation?
Constipation is one of the major reasons people pursue this form of treatment. I will
discuss this problem later in this article. Colon problems such as colitis, ileitis and
diverticulitis affect conservatively two million people in this country. These problems can
be directly addressed by colonic therapy.
Anyone who suffers from bloating, abdominal distention, gas pains, stomach aches, or
someone who gets filled very quickly after eating and can only eat small amounts of food
may be a candidate for colonic irrigation.
In our clinic we find that people with all kinds of skin problems, i.e., acne, psoriasis,
eczema, etc., usually can benefit from a therapeutic course of colonic irrigations. The
skin is the largest excretory organ in the body; the skin may act as a major excretory
organ. Unhealthy skin is usually a sign of an unhealthy colon and no amount of
antibiotics or skin creams or medications will alleviate the problems until the cause of the
problem is addressed. In addition, vitamin A plays an important role in skin health. When
the colon is adequately cleansed, vitamin A can be more effectively absorbed through the
I have found that arthritis patients may be helped tremendously with a series of colonic
treatments. This may be due in part to the fact that arthritis patients suffer from some
form of interna