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Colonic irrigation contraindications

Anatori Sealife Comments 0 6th May 2019

A contraindication is when we should NOT consider a colonic irrigation/enema.

ABDOMINAL HERNIAS are contraindications

The part of an internal organ that pushes through an opening in the organ’s wall.

ABDOMINAL SURGERIES are contraindications

After 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. Contraindications – A minimum of 12 weeks should pass after surgery, and must prescribed by physician.

ABNORMAL DISTENSION/MASSES

Distension – Bloating or swelling of the abdomen

ACUTE LIVER FAILURE

A disorder that is sudden and severe but lasts only a short time

ANEMIA

Not enough red blood, red blood cells, or haemoglobin in the body

ANEURYSM

A bulging out of part of the wall of a blood vessel

CARCINOMASare contraindications

Cancer of any type

CARDIAC CONDITION

If a client/user has had cardiac surgery or diagnosed with a heart condition such as uncontrolled hypertension of congestive heart failure, or other heart conditions.

CHROHN’S DISEASE

Colonic irrigation contraindications

Causes inflammation in the small intestine) (The inflammation can cause pain and can make the intestines empty frequently, resulting in diarrhoea

COLITIS

Irritation of the colon and enema are contraindications.

DIALYSIS PATIENTS

Filtering 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 disease)
(Diverticulum is a small pouch in the colon. These pouches are not painful or harmful unless they become infected or irritated.)

FISSURES/FISTULAS are contraindications

It is an abnormal passage between two organs or between an organ and the outside of the body. Damaged tissues may come into contact with each other and join together while healing. As a result, FISSURES/FISTULAS develope.

HEMORRHAGING

When a client/user has a flow of bright red from the rectum/anus

HEMORRHOIDECTOMY

It is a surgical procedure to remove haemorrhoids. That is to say, that you should obtain a Doctor’s Release a minimum of 12 weeks after removal of haemorrhoids.

INTESTINAL PERFORATIONS are contraindications

In short, a hole/rupture in the colon’s wall is contraindications

LUPUS(autoimmune diseases are contraindications)

(An autoimmune disease in which a person’s immune system attacks various organs or cells of the body) Lupus Patients have been noted to have colon perforations occur from the disease and the use of colonic irrigation/enemas can irritate the colon/bowel further.

PREGNANCY

Colonic irrigation/enemas contraindicated during the first and the last trimester of pregnancy. May be prescribed by OB/GYN Physician as an enema just prior to childbirth.

RECTAL SURGERY

Do not book colon hydrotherapy after recent rectal surgery. To clarify, you must not go for colonic sooner than a minimum of 12 weeks.

RENAL INSUFFICIENCIES are contraindications

Insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys

MEDICATION CONCERNS

If a physician has ever diagnosed your client/user with any intestinal conditions, or if your clients have been on any medications, which may weaken their intestinal walls, your client/user should obtain a doctor’s release. If your client’s/user’s are currently taking medication for any condition diagnosed by a physician, your client/user should check with their physician to ensure the drug will not interfere with the additional water intake and absorption.