If your colon isn’t included in your self-care routine, you may be doing yourself a disservice. Colon cleansing offers benefits that span every aspect of your health, from digestion to immune function and even mental health.
Especially for individuals struggling with constipation or digestive discomfort, colon cleansing is important to maintaining a high quality of life. In this article, we’ll explore colon cleansing and how it can enhance your overall health.
What is Colon Cleansing?
Colon cleansing is the process of flushing out the colon with a stream of water. The water stimulates peristalsis, which is the process of compulsory muscular contraction and release. This process allows the colon to fully release water and waste, ultimately achieving a complete evacuation of the colon.
Why Colon Cleansing is Important
Your colon is crucial to your body’s ability to remove waste. So, if the colon isn’t functioning at its best, your body’s ability to get rid of waste and toxins is compromised. Additionally, poor colon function prevents your body from absorbing essential nutrients.
Colon problems can present as constipation, gas, cramps, abdominal pain, and even fatigue. Regular colon cleanses can not only alleviate these uncomfortable symptoms but also help you attain greater overall health by:
- Improving immune strength
A large portion of your immune system is found in the gastrointestinal tract. By removing toxins from the colon, which is part of the digestive tract, colon cleansing can strengthen your immune system and reduce inflammation.
- Aiding in weight loss
Since colon cleansing removes toxins and waste from your digestive tract, it can give you a clean slate for weight loss. After your colon is fully flushed of waste, your body will more effectively digest the food that you eat, which may support weight loss efforts.
- Improving your mood
Your gut and your mental health are closely linked ( the gut-brain connection) So, improving the health of your gut can, in turn, improve your mental health.
At Body Flow Wellness, we’re thrilled to offer colon cleansing with the Angel of Water hydrotherapy open system. Contact us today to book an appointment!