Myths About Colon Hydrotherapy

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Colon hydrotherapy, also known as a colonic, is an age-old practice described in ancient Egyptian medical books, and discussed by famous Greek physicians, such as Hippocrates and Galen. For centuries the cleansing of the colon has been credited with assisting the healing process of chronic and acute illnesses such as diverticulosis, irritable bowl syndrome (IBS), and most commonly, constipation.

Today, several misconceptions about colon hydrotherapy persist, perhaps the most common of which is that it is a painful, or at least an uncomfortable, process. Continue reading

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Clinical Constipation – A Moving Story

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If you get to the place in your life where you are only moving your bowels once a month, you are perhaps well-advised to engage the expertise of Darlene Holloway at Alternative Health Center of Cary, the practice she established 25 years ago.

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Guide to Prep for and Recover From Surgical Procedures

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Dr. Darlene Holloway, a naturopath and founder of the Alternative Health Center of Cary, frequently serves as a healing guide for clients who are facing or recovering from surgery.

“I have been a partner in the pre- and post-surgical experience for more than three decades,” she acknowledges, “and I have become keenly aware that a client’s attitude about surgery has a profound impact on the outcome of the procedure. So I encourage my clients to gather information and connect with internal resources in a way that will truly serve their interests.” Continue reading

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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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