People who will undergo colonoscopy has to be prepared by removing all the fecal matter in their intestines so that when the doctor performs colonoscopy, he or she will have a clear view of the intestinal walls. You have two choices to clear and clean your large intestine before the doctor can perform colonoscopy, one is to take harsh laxatives at home or to undergo colon hydrotherapy in the clinic, and either will clean and empty your large intestines.
A prescription of drugs from the doctor will be needed to create the laxative, and this powder of drug will be mixed into the gallon of water, and the patient will take one glass of the mixture in every 10 minutes until he or she had consumed the laxative mixture. Expect to experience diarrhea after you have drank the first few glasses.
Considered as a smart way to cleanse the colon in order to prepare it for colonoscopy is the colon hydrotherapy. Medical doctors have the preference of using colonic or referred to as colon hydrotherapy, to a patient under several health conditions. To perform colon hydrotherapy, there is a machine with thermostat, manometer, and disposable equipment, and in the process the most healing colon hydrotherapy services Longwood is cleanse through irrigation using clear and purified water and soft massage on the abdominal area.
By using colon hydrotherapy or colonic, the patient will have the following advantages.
In the first place, to clean the patient’s colon, there is no need to drink a gallon of water or take strong laxatives.
Next is that the patient is in a restful lying down position in a clinic as the procedure is done by a well-trained colon hydrotherapist. As the patient feels the need to defecate, the flow of water will be stopped and to allow the colon to naturally discharge the waste, a discharge valve is opened and the waste is brought out by the outflow of the water.
With the repeat water flashing in colonic procedure, all fecal matter are released giving the gastroenterologist to have a clear view of the whole entire colon and thus get a productive view of the colon.
In colon hydrotherapy, a gentle massage is performed by the colon hydrotherapist, where the massage would help drive the water into the beginning of the colon area, and further aid in the removal of waste from the colon wall.
The patient is generally advised to have the Longwood’s best rated colonics services procedure one or two days before the colonoscopy is conducted. The colonic procedure would take around 30 to 40 minutes and the patient is advised not to take any solid food two hours at least before the procedure is performed.