Colon health is crucial to an overall healthy body. When we eat goes through our body, vitamins and nutrients are pulled from the food to energize and provide fuel for our body. When we consume foods that are high in fat, sugar, and a lot of processed foods, our body has a harder time digesting them and cannot pull needed nutrients from it. Over time, build ups can take place in our bodies and cause damage. Especially in the colon, when it’s not treated properly, can cause damage including acne, heart problems, and as serious as cancer.

A colonoscopy is done when symptoms begin showing and a doctor needs to do an examination. Everyone has preconceived notions about how uncomfortable experiencing a colonoscopy can be. At Total Wellness TX, we want to share with you a way in which you can have a more comfortable colonoscopy. Colon hydrotherapy is a method of removing waste in your digestive tract in order for the doctor to have a better view of the colon. There are two main methods of preparing for a colonoscopy and this is one method of preparing for a colonoscopy that can make the experience much more pleasant. If your doctor has recommended having a colonoscopy, read more about the difference a colon cleanse can make.

Learn the Benefits of Colon Hydrotherapy

Chemical Laxatives

This method for pre-cleansing before a colonoscopy can leave patients feeling very uncomfortable. Oftentimes, it can take time away from work in order for the process to be completed. Some patients experience cramping and bloating. A drink, citrate of magnesia, is often used as well, which leaves an unpleasant taste in patients mouths. These products can be harsh on the body and it’s often difficult to predict how your body will react to this medication.

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Colon cleanse clears out the large intestine without using harmful drugs or laxatives. This method is used by introducing water into the colon, which softens the stool ensuring a more relaxed colonoscopy prep. Several colon cleanses may be necessary to clear out the intestine completely. Begin with a session a few days before your colonoscopy, one the day before, and the last the morning of your colonoscopy.

Why a Colonoscopy is Important

If your body is not digesting food properly and symptoms begin to show, a colonoscopy will allow a doctor to see if you are at risk for polyps or cancer. Other diseases may be detected such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, or inflammation of the colon.

If you have noticed irregular digestion such as diarrhea or constipation, it may be a sign you need a colonoscopy. Preparing for this procedure can be uncomfortable, but with colon cleansing and hydrotherapy, you can visit your doctor without worry. At Total Wellness TX, we will guide you throughout the entire process. With hydrotherapy, you can be confident that you are preparing for your colonoscopy in a safe and natural way, without any harmful drugs. The power of water is an effective method of colonoscopy prep. Contact Total Wellness TX today to set up a consultation.