What is Colonic Hydrotherapy

The colon, or large intestine, measuring some 5ft in length and 2.5 inches in diameter, is an important part of the digestive system. It handles most of our food and body waste and is essential to maintaining good health.

When the colon is not functioning efficiently there will be a build up of toxic waste, which through re-absorbtion into the blood stream, can lead to self-poisoning. It is estimated that 80% of all critical illnessess result from colon malfunction. In the UK cancer of the colon is second only to heart disease as the most common cause of death.

Most diets include dairy, sugar, flour and other mucous-forming foods; and even those of us on good diets will have old, hardened accumulations of mucoid deposits, which hinder proper elimination. Apart from the health risks this can leave you feeling bloated, overweight and lethargic.

The importance of a healthy colon is not new. It was recognised even by the ancient Egyptians, who were reputed to have practiced Colonic Irrigation as long ago as 1500BC.

Colonic Hydrotherapy is an internal bath which: helps cleanse the colon of poisons, gases, accumulated faecal matter and mucous deposits; provides relief from bloating and constipation, toxic headaches, eczema, depression, painful haemorrhoids and skin problems; and reduces risk of bowel disease, enabling better absorption of nutrients - leading to improved all-round health.

Colonic Hydrotherapy is specifically indicated where improvement is needed to:

Reduce risk of cancer of the colon
Reduce risk of bowel disorders and diseases
Improve immune system, better able to combat disease
Control weight and improve body shape
Improve skin condition (acne, eczema, dull lifeless skin tone)
Improve digestion and bowel movement
Increase energy and general feeling of well-being
Increase relaxation and improve sleep

Look better and feel better

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