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:

Anemia Severe
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.

Aneurysm
Contraindicated when Aneurysm is located anywhere in the abdominal cavity.
Contraindicated when the patient is taking blood thinners (Coumadin with therapeutic levels).

Carcinoma
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
 Contraindicated.

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.

Crohn's Disease
Contraindicated when advanced.

Acute Diverticulitis
 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.

Epilepsy/Seizures
Contraindicated when uncontrolled

Fissures/Fistulas
Contraindicated if painful and bleeding

GI Hemorrhage/Perforation
Contraindicated if intestinal perforation

Hemorrhoids
Contraindicated when excessive bleeding is present

Incarcerated Abdominal Hernia
Contraindicated when if painful

Kidney Dialysis
Contraindicated

Pregnancy
Contraindicated

Prostatitis
Contraindicated when acute

Renal Insufficiency
Contraindicated

       Recent Abdominal Surgery
       Contraindicated within 6-months post-surgery for:
       Colon, Rectum, or any other Abdominal surgery including cosmetic surgery

       Tumors
       Contraindicated when it is located in the Rectum or the Colon.

Severe Ulcerative Colitis
Contraindicated only when active, inflamed or bleeding

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