Contra Indications to Colon Hydrotherapy
These standards are meant as general guidelines. Because each person has a unique medical history, they should consult their physician to determine if they are prohibited from undergoing colon hydro-therapy.
People with certain medical conditions should NOT undergo colon hydrotherapy unless given approval from and/or by prescription from their physician. These conditions include the following:
Contraindicated if patient is already at risk of cardiac compromise due to Anemia. They may experience worsening of their Anemia due to secondary to fluid absorption through the large intestine.
Contraindicated when Aneurysm is located anywhere in the abdominal cavity.
Contraindicated when the patient is taking blood thinners (Coumadin with therapeutic levels).
Contraindicated when Carcinoma is located in the rectum or large intestine.
Severe Cardiac Disease
(e.g. Uncontrolled Hypertension)
The procedure of Colon Hydro-therapy and/or post therapy while someone is using the bathroom to eliminate may raise the patient’s blood pressure.
Cirrhosis of the Liver
Congestive Heart Failure
(e.g. Organic Valve Disease)
These patients have poorly functioning hearts and cannot tolerate the additional stress on the heart/fluid intake that is absorbed through the large intestine thus creating a contraindication.
Contraindicated when advanced.
Due to (current infection) the inflamed colon mucosa of the intestinal wall has a heightened chance of perforation due to water pressure thus creating a contraindication.
Contraindicated when uncontrolled
Contraindicated if painful and bleeding
Contraindicated if intestinal perforation
Contraindicated when excessive bleeding is present
Incarcerated Abdominal Hernia
Contraindicated when if painful
Contraindicated when acute
Recent Abdominal Surgery
Contraindicated within 6-months post-surgery for:
Colon, Rectum, or any other Abdominal surgery including cosmetic surgery
Contraindicated when it is located in the Rectum or the Colon.
Severe Ulcerative Colitis
Contraindicated only when active, inflamed or bleeding