colonic irrigation


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colonic irrigation

Also called colonic hydrotherapy, this is a method of cleansing the intestines using warm water injected into the rectum.
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Noun1.colonic irrigation - a water enema given to flush out the colon
high colonic - an enema that injects large amounts of fluid high into the colon for cleansing purposes
clyster, enema - an injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes
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I am also considering the removal of all body hair in the manner of Olympic swimmers so as to further reduce my weight, colonic irrigation and a last-minute tummy tuck.
The daily colonic irrigation, enemas and fasting took their toll on Keith and he said that four days after he came back, he found himself passing out so easily.
The centre will include the only medically-assisted centre for fasting in Europe, an allergy unit and therapists offering a range of complementary therapies from colonic irrigation to massage and aromatherapy.
Dad-of-one Cowell puts a lot of effort into his looks and as well as Botox, he is also a fan of colonic irrigation, hand-waxing and vitamin boosts.
The experiment examines Victorian attitudes to the digestive system, and a course of colonic irrigation leads to a study of the volunteers' bowel movements.
The 23-year-old mother-of-one has just completed a six-week course of colonic irrigation treatment.
The new purpose-built centre is on St Nicholas Street in Newcastle, and the existing Floataria Branch on St James' Boulevard has been converted into a colonic irrigation centre, the only one of its kind in the North East.
THE history of Turkish baths and colonic irrigation will be explored after an pounds 1,800 grant to Leamington's Royal Pump Rooms.
Hair transplants, liposuction and colonic irrigation.
They ranged from drinking snake's blood, swimming with sharks, getting attacked by a bull while performing as a rodeo clown in Texas, bog snorkelling in Mid Wales and having colonic irrigation.
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Amy has also found time to write a couple of new songs and has been making up the odd ditty on tour - including one about the unpleasant subject of colonic irrigation.