Dangers of Colonic Irrigation, Colonics, Colon Hydrotherapy

Colon Hydrotherapy is a very safe, effective method to gently cleanse the colon and large intestines of blockages, mucoid matter and hardened food wastes that have become lodged or otherwise fixed to the intestinal wall. In healthy individuals, there are no known dangers of colonic irrigation or colon hydrotherapy. There are however some cases where we would be unable to perform a colonic on an individual if certain existing conditions are present. Please read on to learn about which conditions would present a contraindication and would prevent you from receiving a colonic now or in the future.

Absolute contraindications prohibit treatment altogether. For example, colon hydrotherapy is absolutely contraindicated for one with pronounced rectal bleeding.

The following are absolute contraindications for colon hydrotherapy. If you have any of these contraindications, colon hydrotherapy is NOT advised. Once they have subsided or been eliminated, colon therapy may be indicated with PRESCRIPTION from your licensed physician.

Contraindication for Colon Hydrotherapy:

We will NOT perform colon hydrotherapy with you IF you have a any contraindications:

Congestive heart failure of organic valve disease
Severe cardiac disease; e.g. uncontrolled hypertension
Take blood medication
Severe anemia
GI hemorrhage/perforation
Severe hemorrhoids
Ulcerative colitis
Crohn’s disease
Hepatitis A, B, C
Carcinoma of the colon or rectum Fissures/fistulas
Abdominal hernia / inguinal hernia
Colon surgery
Recent abdominal surgery (at least the 3 months post surgery)
Recent colonoscopy (at least the 12 days post Colonoscopy)
Tumor in the Rectum or Large Intestine
Renal insufficiency
Kidney dialysis
Epilepsy History of seizures
Abortion (less than 6 months)
Miscarriage (less than 4 months post-op)
Breast feeding
Immunocompromised at present time
Present gastrointestinal infection
Rectal bleeding
Severely obese
Vomiting at present time
Strong abdominal pain


DISCLAIMER: Colon Hydrotherapy is not intended to replace the relationship with your primary healthcare provider and my consultation as your Colon Hydrotherapist is not intended as medical advise. The information covered in your consultation should be considered as shared information and knowledge from your therapist education, research, training and experience. As your Colon Hydrotherapist I encourage you to explore and incorporate new information including the effectiveness of Colon Hydrotherapy and the fundamental role of diet, exercise, supplements, stress management, and emotional and mental therapy. I encourage you to make your own health care decisions based upon your research and in partnership with your primary health care providers, ND or MD. THE INFORMATION AND SERVICE PROVIDED IS NOT USED TO PRESCRIBE, DIAGNOSE, OR TEAT HEALTH PROBLEMS OR DISEASES. IT IS NOT CONSIDERED A SUBSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL CARE.


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Colonic Institute & Holistic Health Center
46 West Avon Rd.
Avon CT 06001
Phone: 860.481.2702
Email: colonicsct46@gmail.com

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