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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TAKE That's Howard Donald has revealed how he likes to make his insides Shine with a dose of colonic irrigation.
As well as threatening to film his colonic irrigation - thankfully, we were only treated to this selfie and news there was "enough [waste] to build the wall between Mexico and the US" - he described bowel movements.
His additional haemorrhoid problem was revealed during on-screen colonic irrigation. Rock on, Shaun.
I like looking at the latest trendy novelties - although I've never tried colonic irrigation. Dieting and shopping are my most Edina-like habits, but I'm not very good at either.
What Sooty needed was an anaesthetic, a narrow plastic tube and lots of warm, soapy water - colonic irrigation.
In fact, potential side effects can be serious; they include nausea, diarrhea, life-threatening blood poisoning caused by contaminated equipment, [...] inability to have bowel movements without colonic irrigation or enemas...."
Gill Brooks, of Central Healthcare, says the business - which offers a range of services from colonic irrigation to food intolerance testing - has seen a 30% increase in take-up from high-level businesspeople since launching the treatment a year ago.
The British model, 33, has also tried cupping, acupuncture and colonic irrigation in her attempt to get over the rugby player, the Daily Star reported.
Before doing a detox, colonic irrigation is recommended; I was happy to hear there's an easier way to get the benefits, through a (admittedly tough) massage.