Colonic Irrigation Contraindications
A contraindication is when a colonic irrigation/enema should NOT be considered.
Prices for Colonic Irrigation at the Parkland Natural Health Clinic in London
ABDOMINAL HERNIAThe part of an internal organ that pushes through an opening in the organ's wall.
ABDOMINAL SURGERYAfter recent abdominal surgery since the administering of this procedure initiates peristalsis and the use of the abdominal muscles may aggravate sutures and the healing of the incision. A minimum of 12 weeks should pass after surgery, and must be prescribed by physician.
ABNORMAL DISTENSION/MASSESDistension - Bloating or swelling of the abdomen
ACUTE LIVER FAILUREA disorder that is sudden and severe but lasts only a short time
ANEMIANot enough red blood, red blood cells, or haemoglobin in the body
ANEURYSMA bulging out of part of the wall of a blood vessel
CARCINOMACancer of any type
CARDIAC CONDITIONIf a client/user has had cardiac surgery or has been diagnosed with a heart condition such as uncontrolled hypertension of congestive heart failure, or other heart conditions.
CHROHN'S DISEASECauses inflammation in the small intestine) (The inflammation can cause pain and can make the intestines empty frequently, resulting in diarrhoea
COLITISIrritation of the colon
DIALYSIS PATIENTSFiltering of the blood to assist the kidneys
DIVERTICULITIS(A condition that occurs when small pouches in the colon (diverticula) become infected or irritated)
Diverticulosis - A condition that occurs when small pouches(diverticula) push outward through weak spots in the colon)(Medication can usually control condition)
(Diverticulum - A small pouch in the colon. These pouches are not painful or harmful unless they become infected or irritated.)
FISSURES/FISTULAS(An abnormal passage between two organs or between an organ and the outside of the body)
(Caused when damaged tissues come into contact with each other and join together while healing)