Each physical body comes with a wonderful digestive system designed to digest, absorb, and assimilate our food, and eliminate our waste. I’m sure that many of us have experienced different digestive issues from time to time. Perhaps we have had chronic and/or difficult to treat stomachaches or indigestion. Many people suffer with gas, bloating, and constipation. Whatever ails us, the good news is that Iyasu offers a new perspective in healing through metaphysical colonics.
While many traditional methods for healing digestive issues can be helpful, I have clients who initially felt that their digestive problems had been healed, only to have them return, along with feelings of discouragement and disappointment.
For those clients who have not included colon hydrotherapy as part of the process in healing their digestive issues, I believe that once they do, they will understand the importance of including colonics as well. In my opinion, when we wash out the excess waste material, gas, and mucus, we can begin to rebuild a digestive system that is healthier and stronger.
In addition to physical cleansing, I believe that it is important for us to approach such issues from a truly holistic perspective. During a colon hydrotherapy session, we will talk about some of the physical solutions for the digestive complaint. We can discuss different ideas that might be of help and not covered in previous inquiries with other practitioners. Depending on how a client presents him or herself, I may ask some deeper questions. I believe that one of the reasons the issue comes back for some people, is because they have to take the digestive problem a step (or even steps) further. We come in a physical body that is affected by other parts of us, and as such, I feel it is imperative to address those other aspects as well.
It is not my intention to encroach on anyone’s personal beliefs and comfort level, so I always approach each session from a physical perspective. If the client wishes, we can move into the other perspectives of mental, emotional, and spiritual to see how they interconnect with the physical, and where embracing these perspectives can aid in true healing.
Please refer to the mental, emotional, and spiritual sections of my website if you would like some more information on each perspective. I am grateful that you have taken the time to read about my approach and I hope you will consider whether my type of healing method would be appropriate for you.
Physical perspective: The physical body is always reaching for balance through homeostasis. Problems occur when that balance is thrown off and our flow is disrupted. We achieve physical balance through proper diet, hydration, adequate sleep, stress management, and joy.
An example of potential healing through colon hydrotherapy and bio electric lymphatic drainage as it relates to constipation, swollen lymph glands, and gas is as follows:
Digestive issues are some of the biggest health issues affecting our population today. The laxative industry makes about 1 billion dollars per year! They are selling to a lot of constipated people. While some health experts claim that having a bowel movement every three days is considered normal, I can’t say I agree. I believe that we need to be having bowel movements every day in order to avoid autointoxication, or poisoning ourselves. My clients have expressed that constipation creates low energy, crankiness, depression, and skin problems.
When our physical body is in balance, we can release our bowels easily and often. Although it is ideal to have a bowel movement after each meal, some people release a few times in the morning and still others release large bowel movements one time per day. As long we are experiencing a physical flow with our bowels, our organs can function optimally and we have the energy to be high functioning in our lives.
When our lymphatic system is congested, it can deprive our cells of oxygen and we end up with cells that clump together, blocking the cell from releasing its waste or its ability to absorb nutrients. As a result, we lose energy and end up with swollen glands, inflammation, and/or bloating. (For more on this, please refer to the services section of the website titled, “Bio Electric Lymphatic Drainage.”)
The lymphatic system is all about the flow of lymphatic fluid, which removes waste and gets nutrients to the cells. When the lymphatic fluid flows freely, we have energy and freedom from pain because we are not in state of inflammation, indicating a balanced lymphatic system.
One of the most common digestive complaints I hear is about gas. When we think about gas, we immediately think about improper or unhealthy diets. While it is accurate that eating foods that our bodies cannot metabolize properly can lead to gas, what about people who eat well and still have gas? Let’s look at that:
As mentioned above, by not eating in a way that supports good health, we may experience gas and bloating. However, even if we consider some of these foods to be healthy, we can still experience gaseous discomfort. Some of these foods may include:
Have you ever been on a cleanse or elimination diet and felt free from digestive discomfort (once you get through the cleansing part of the cleanse)? Then you start to add foods back in and the gas comes right back? This may be your body’s way of telling you that a particular food is not right for you. To balance your body, you might need to avoid certain foods that are triggers.
For us to experience optimum health, we must maintain a flow – specifically a flow in the energy of the body. Let me break this perspective down to clearly explain what I mean:
This affects our physical body as a result of a disturbance in our physical flow.
Let’s look at constipation: If we don’t drink enough water we may end up dehydrated. Whatever the body cannot use becomes waste in the colon. As soon as the waste is introduced into the colon, the colon reabsorbs water and what is left over is a hardened piece of stool, which must travel about 5 feet to get out. If the waste material is too dry, it can end up getting stuck and creates a “block” in the flow of the colon and constipation can be the result. (This is not to be confused with an obstruction of the colon, which may be caused by a narrowing of the intestine from inflammation or damage to the bowel, tumors, scar tissue, hernias, twisting of the bowel, or pressure on the bowel from outside the intestinal tract.)
I know that the above examples are quite simplified. I use these for the purpose of giving a general idea of how impeding the flow of energy can affect the totality of us as human beings. When working with a client, it is never cut and dried, as each of us is unique and we all have specific experiences in our histories. I never work with any sort of cookie cutter template that my clients must fit into. I don’t go into a session with any preconceived ideas or notions. I use whatever shows up as a guide to what the client may or may not need. Each client and each session can vary greatly and I have the utmost respect for and will honor each individual’s process and belief systems.
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