Most people don’t think about their gut health until they start to experience problems. Poor gut health can lead to a wide range of problems, including fatigue, skin problems, and even weight gain. At Mac Med Spa in Milford, MA, we offer colonic irrigation to help improve the health of your gut. Our colon hydrotherapy is safe and effective and can provide a range of benefits, including better digestion, improved energy levels, and reduced bloating.
Who Is a Good Candidate for a Colonic?
1. Those Looking To Remove Toxins From Their Body
The gut is home to a wide range of microbes, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. These microbes play a critical role in digesting food and synthesizing vitamins and minerals. However, the microbes can also produce toxins that can cause a wide range of gut health complications, from digestive issues to chronic inflammation. In addition, toxins can also damage the lining of the gut, making it more permeable and allowing harmful substances to enter the bloodstream.
By flushing out the colon with water, this treatment can remove built-up toxins and help restore balance in the gut flora. Therefore, if you are concerned about the build-up of toxins in your gut, colon cleansing may be a treatment worth considering.
2. Those Looking To Boost Their Immune System
The gut plays a vital role in the immune system. The largest lymphoid organ in the body, known as the gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT), is responsible for producing antibodies against pathogens. The gut microbiota also helps to modulate the immune response and protect the gut from infection. There are numerous mechanisms by which gut microbiota influence the immune system, including regulating intestinal permeability, producing short-chain fatty acids, and modulating dendritic cell function.
Probiotics have also been shown to modulate the immune response, and there is evidence that they may be helpful in treating inflammatory bowel disease and other immunological disorders. Therefore, it is clear that the gut plays a critical role in the immune system, and colon cleansing may help to boost immunity by promoting a healthy gut microbiome.
3. Those Experiencing Low Energy Levels
The colon is responsible for absorbing water, electrolytes, and nutrients. The colon also helps to eliminate waste from the body. When the colon is not functioning optimally, it can negatively impact our energy levels. There are several ways in which the colon can affect our energy levels. First, if the colon is not able to absorb vitamins and minerals from food efficiently, our bodies will run on low supply, and we may experience fatigue.
Second, the colon forms stool from undigested food material and transports it through colonic mass movement. If the colon is not able to perform this role properly, you may feel bloated or gassy, which can sap your energy levels. In addition, the colon helps to eliminate toxins from the body. If toxins build up in the body, you may feel tired or run down. Finally, the colon plays a role in hydration. If you are dehydrated, you may feel weak or fatigued.
4. Those Struggling To Lose Weight
The gut has a great deal of influence on how fast or slow weight loss occurs. This means that for those who are looking to lose weight, addressing the health of their gut should be the first priority. Undigested food can lodge in the colon for long periods of time, and this can have a number of negative effects on weight loss.
For instance, undigested food can ferment and produce toxins that can damage the gut wall, leading to inflammation and leaky gut syndrome. In addition, undigested food can put pressure on the digestive system, making it more difficult for essential nutrients to be absorbed and potentially leading to weight gain. Addressing these issues through irrigation can help to jumpstart weight loss and improve overall health.
5. Those Wanting To Improve Digestion
There are several telltale signs that your digestion system is struggling, such as constipation, bloating, gas, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. If you’re experiencing any of these issues on a regular basis, it’s worth considering a colon cleanse. Our patients have reported experiencing improved digestion after colon cleansing, as well as a boost in energy levels and a reduction in intestinal symptoms.
6. Those Experiencing Skin Problems
Colonic hydrotherapy helps to remove waste from the body and balance the microbiome (good bacteria) in the gut. This helps to reduce inflammation throughout the body, including the skin. The therapy also helps to improve digestion and absorption of nutrients, which are essential for healthy skin.
When you eat healthy foods that are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, you will notice a positive change in your skin’s appearance. In addition, when you remove toxins from your body through colon cleansing, you will also notice a positive change in your skin’s appearance. The therapy helps to maintain a healthy balance of electrolytes and minerals in the body, causing a positive change in your skin’s appearance.
7. Those Experiencing Low Moods
When you think of mood, you might not think of colon health, but the two are actually connected. The colon absorbs electrolytes, which are minerals that help to regulate mood. When the colon is not functioning optimally, your body can experience electrolyte deficiencies. This can lead to irritability, anxiety, and even depression. There are several ways that electrolytes can affect your mood. For example, magnesium is known as the “relaxation mineral” because it helps to relax muscles and reduce stress.
Calcium is another important electrolyte for mood regulation. It helps the transmission of nerve impulses and has a calming effect on the central nervous system. Potassium is also crucial for emotional well-being. It helps to regulate adrenaline and cortisol, two hormones that are implicated in stress and anxiety. Colon cleansing can help to improve your electrolyte balance and mood by providing a safe and effective way to encourage normal bowel function.
8. Those at Risk of Colon Cancer
Colon cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the United States. Each year, more than 100,000 people are diagnosed with the disease, and more than 50,000 people die from it. Although colon cancer can develop in anyone, there are certain risk factors that can increase your chance of developing the disease.
These factors include a family history of colon cancer, a personal history of colorectal cancer or polyps, obesity, smoking, and a sedentary lifestyle. Colonic irrigation can help to reduce the risk of colon cancer by keeping the colon clean and healthy.
How Is a Colon Irrigation Done?
Colon hydrotherapy is a holistic wellness treatment in which the large intestine is gently flushed with warm filtered water. This allows for the removal of wastes and toxins that may have built up over time and can help to improve overall health and well-being. During a colon irrigation session, a small tube is inserted into the rectum, and filtered water is slowly introduced into the large intestine.
The warm water helps to soften and break up any waste material that may be present, and it also helps to stimulate the natural peristaltic action of the intestines. The entire process usually takes about 30-40 minutes, and most people report feeling more energized and lighter afterward. Colon hydrotherapy is an excellent way to support digestive health, improve skin complexion, boost energy levels, and reduce stress levels.
The Angel of Water® Surround
We use The Angel of Water® Surround system to perform a colonic for a number of reasons. First and foremost, the system is safe and reliable. This means that we can trust it to provide our patients with the care they need. Secondly, the gravity-fed open design of the system provides our patients with a sense of dignity and privacy during their colon irrigation.
Finally, the system is equipped with a number of features that make it easy for us to customize each treatment to the needs of our individual patients. We believe that The Angel of Water® Surround system is the best option for performing colon cleansing in our clinic.
Detoxify and Cleanse Your Colon Today!
The colon can easily become sluggish and overloaded with toxins. Fortunately, a colonic can help to cleanse and detoxify the colon, providing numerous health benefits such as relieving bloating, gas, and abdominal pain. The cleansing can also reduce the risk of colon cancer, improve digestion, and promote regular bowel movements. If you are interested in cleansing your colon and improving your overall health, contact us today at Mac Med Spa in Milford, MA, to schedule an appointment.