Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bowel cancer

The incidence of bowel or colon rectal cancer on the increase.  It is the third most diagnosed cancer in the UK.  Research has found that diet and lifestyle choices contribute to the development of colon rectal cancer.  A preventative approach, eating healthier, losing weight if you are overweight, stopping smoking, reduced alcohol consumption, regular exercise, are all sensible strategies to adopt if they can help to reduce your chances of developing cancer.  Recently, an eminent bowel surgeon who had seen many cases of colon rectal cancer made the following statement:  ‘The high prevalence of the disease is associated with environmental factors, and is related to dietary factors – insufficient fibre and consumption of animal fat and protein, concluding that diet is the main cause of colon rectal cancer.

 

How do I decide if I need a Colonic?

You might have been thinking about having a colonic for a while and wondering if it could help.  Here are some points that might help you to decide. You don’t need to have any obvious symptoms or health problems for a treatment to be beneficial, just the desire to want to look after your heallth.  If any other the following apply then colonic Irrigation may help:

  • Do you suffer from IBS??
  • Is constipation a problem, either long term or occasional?
  • Have you experienced bouts of diarrohea recently or does this symptom come and go?
  • Do you experience bloating and discomfort after eating or do you feel constantly bloated?
  • Is gas a problem, particularly smelly and unpleasant for you and people you work with or live with?
  • Have you or someone close to you noticed that you have bad breath?
  • Do you eat too much and/or eat too fast?
  • Are you overweight?
  • Do you suspect that you may be intolerant to certain foods?
  • Are you tired all the time, and feel that you never have enough energy?
  • Do you suffer from frequent headaches or migraines sometimes with nausea?
  • Do you drink too much alcohol?
  • Is you skin health a problem –  do you suffer from dry or itchy skin, acne, eczema. psoriasis?
  • Bad back or joint pain?
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections particularly when constipated?
  • Hormone related problems such as PMS, menopausal symptoms, PCOS, etc.?
  • Prostate problems?
  • Frequentl infections – colds, flu, sore throats, especially if treated with antibiotics?