Millions Spend Millions on Laxatives

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“Remember,” says Dr. Darlene Holloway in her passionate, professional voice, “constipation is a symptom of a health problem, which is simply signaling the fact that there is an issue that needs to be addressed. Our job as colon hydrotherapists is to identify the cause of the symptom and offer effective relief.”

Constipation, she notes, is widespread. Laxatives are a multi-million dollar business and, experts say, many millions of people in the U.S. have a significant problem with constipation on any given day. Continue reading

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Restoring Health, Supporting Longevity

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In her mid-fifties, Barbara was an ill patient who clearly longed for both health and longevity.

On the advice of several health care professionals, she began taking a medication cocktail to deal with strong and unpleasant menopausal symptoms. The results were amazing and consequential.

Over a six-month period, Barbara lost 70 pounds and more than half of the hair on her head. And she had become allergic to almost everything. “Doctors were baffled—they simply couldn’t figure out what was going on,” she recalls. “I kept breaking out with terrible rashes, and finally I had to wear a mask outside of my home to help curb my sensitivities.” Continue reading

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The Battle Against Toxicity

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For Darlene Holloway at the Alternative Health Center of Cary, toxicity is the enemy, and she and her colleagues use many talents and treatments to counter its effects.

First and foremost among them in her armamentarium is colon hydrotherapy, and she is so skilled in its application that several years ago she was chosen as the first Colon Therapist of the Year by the International Association of Colon Therapists. More recently, she has been serving as an At Large Member of that organization’s Board of Directors. Continue reading

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Letting Go of Pain Can Be a Healing Choice

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Lifetime choices have a huge impact on health and wellness, Darlene Holloway finds.

While she is best known as a master of colonic irrigation, her detoxification therapeutic skills embrace a range of other modalities.

“It’s not at all unusual for a client to come to me who is experiencing a range of health issues, who will say ‘I’ve been dealing with this digestive problem for the past 15 years—I hope you can help.’ And my reflexive internal reaction—at least initially not expressed—is to ask, ‘What was going on in your life 15 years ago?’” Continue reading

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