It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Bowel Disorders Message Board

  • Colonics?

  • Post New Thread   Closed Thread
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 03-05-2003, 11:51 AM   #1
    CocaCola
    Senior Member
     
    CocaCola's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Feb 2003
    Posts: 145
    CocaCola HB User
    Post Colonics?

    Has anyone here ever had a colonic done?

    I always have gas, upset stomach (diarreah), and I always feel bloated. I have fairly regular bowel movements (1 per day, sometimes more when my stomach gets upset) but I think that this might be something that I should try. Anyone have any thoughts?

     
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Old 03-05-2003, 08:00 PM   #2
    mlgable
    Inactive
     
    Join Date: Nov 2000
    Location: stoughton WI USA
    Posts: 4,062
    mlgable HB User
    Post

    Have you considered trying yogurt with live active cultures or acidophillis capsules/sprinkles to help get your intestinal flora back to normal first? I would think this is the first thing you need to do. You mention diarrhea too .............if this is a common problem you may want to get this checked by the doc. Also is the diarrhea and upset stomach by chance related to dairy? Try cutting dairy product out and see if this helps. You could have a lactose intolerence. When you eliminate the dairy use the acidophillis capsules in place of yogurt.

     
    Old 03-05-2003, 08:19 PM   #3
    CocaCola
    Senior Member
     
    CocaCola's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Feb 2003
    Posts: 145
    CocaCola HB User
    Post

    Yeah, I should probably get the diarrhea checked out by my doctor. I am sensitive to diary products (like milk, yogurt, ice cream, etc) yet I still eat them so that definitely contributes to my problem. And I do eat the yogurt with the live bacteria thing because I've heard lots of good things about it (even though I don't really know it's purpose).

    I have an interesting stomach. It's very sensitive to almost anything besides fruits and veggies and bread. I really have to plan my days around what I'm gonna eat because I never know how my stomach is going to react.

     
    Old 03-05-2003, 08:20 PM   #4
    Harry
    Senior Veteran
    (male)
     
    Harry's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Nov 2000
    Location: Charleston
    Posts: 5,520
    Harry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB UserHarry HB User
    Post

    I certainly agree with migables but I alway eat yogurt--- Stonyfield Farm. I think the lactose is mostly digested by the 2 bacteria that it takes to make yogurt.

     
    Old 03-06-2003, 03:45 AM   #5
    Sarah68
    Senior Veteran
     
    Sarah68's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Jan 2003
    Location: Boston, MA, USA
    Posts: 1,522
    Sarah68 HB User
    Talking

    I would also suggest that you try rebalancing your gut flora first with the probiotics and by cutting out the wheat and dairy from your diet. Sounds like you are very sensitive to this. If you have diarrhea, you may also like to consider adding in some Metamucil to help bulk your system up and make your intestines more 'grippy'.

    Colonics can be very beneficial also and can clear out a lot from your colon generally. By getting rid of the excess toxins from your gut, you will certainly have more energy afterwards. Your practitioner can add Acidophilus and other herbs to help stomach pain and diarrhea through the machine and these go directly into your colon.

    Make sure that you go to a fully qualified practitioner though so that you don't run into problems.

    It can have a very beneficial effect generally and is not painful at all.

    Good luck.

     
    Closed Thread

    Related Topics
    Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
    Anyone Ever Here Of "colonics" germanshepherd Bowel Disorders 0 01-21-2007 05:32 AM
    How beneficial are colonics? crazygrl777 Alternative Medicine 9 10-17-2005 07:17 PM
    Colonics & IBS?? brandy76 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 0 10-29-2004 11:44 AM
    "Butt-load" of questions about colon cleansing, colonics, and herbal teas Judiah12 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) 1 09-12-2004 08:04 PM
    Do Colonics Get Rid of Bloat????HELP brandy76 Digestive Disorders 3 05-17-2004 11:25 AM
    24 and Addicted To Colonics Shereen24 Addiction & Recovery 12 03-01-2004 12:27 PM




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:12 PM.





    © 2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!