top of page

THE ILEO-CAECAL VALVE

(ICV Treatment)

£65.00 

 

The Ileo-Caecal Valve (ICV) is located on the right of the trunk roughly halfway between the naval and the protruding pelvic bone near the area of the appendix. The purpose of the ICV is to control the flow of digested food on leaving the Small Intestine into the Large Intestine where it then becomes feces and is excreted from the body. 

The pressure of the peristaltic action of the Large Intestine helps keep the valve shut. 

The valve should open and close at appropriate times and if it either stays open too long or not long enough then problems occur.  If the ICV is out of balance it can feel tender in that area. 

                                                       

Below are a list of ailments that can be caused by a malfunctioning ICV:

 

Do you suffer from?

Abdominal pain

Arthritic type pains

Allergies which are aggravated by the immune

system weakening

Catarrh sinus infection

Chest pains

Chronic fatigue

Colds

Colitis, 

Constipation and Diarrhea alternating

Dark circles under the eyes (also a sign of Kidney stress)

Depression

Dehydration

Depressive disorders

Diverticulitis

Dizziness

Elbow Pain ie Tennis Elbow

Groin pain

Irritable bowel syndrome

Indigestion

Nausea

Flu symptoms that come and go

Fatigue and general lethargy

Fluid retention

Hip pain (especially on the right) 

Knee pains

Small joint pain

Sudden lower back pain

ME

Migraines and headaches

Stiff neck coming from the shoulders   

TATT Tired all the time syndrome

Thrush

 

What Can Cause Gut Problems?

Emotional shock or trauma, negative emotions, thoughts, ideas, fears, phobias, anxieties and continual emotional stress and strain all can have an effect on our own body's digestive system.

 

The Body's Biochemistry

For example poor diet and digestion,  irregular eating of meals, eating too quickly and not chewing food adequately. A diet too high in fiber, bran, raw foods and fruit, caffeinated drinks, alcohol, crisps and nuts can all lead to the buildup of gut problems.

A lack of hydrochloric acid (HCL), digestive enzymes, vitamins and minerals. A food sensitivity or allergy to commonly consumed foods, a disturbance in gut flow Flora, an infestation of undesirable bacteria, fungi and parasites could all contribute to a disturbance in the gut.

 

The Body

Lack of exercise, over tiredness due to straining the structure of the muscles, bones and organs can upset the functioning of our digestive system and therefore the ICV. Energies from other Life Forces, such as computers, mobile phones and microwaves all have an impact on the energy of our bodies.

 

The Digestive Process

The digestive process begins in the mouth. Food is partly broken down by the process of chewing and by the chemical action of salivary enzyme (these enzymes are produced by the salivary glands and break down starches into smaller molecules)

After being chewed and swallowed the food enters the Oesophagus using rhythmic wave-like muscle movements (called Peristalsis) food is forced from the throat into the stomach.

Food can remain in the stomach for some time depending on what has been eaten. For example, carbohydrates stay for about an hour with protein for up to 4 hours.

The stomach churns the food and bathes it in gastric juice containing hydrochloric acid and digestive enzymes such as pepsin. Food is partially digested in the stomach and mixed with some acids this mixture is known as chyme.

Food then passes through the Pyloric Sphincter into the Small Intestine where it mixes with bile from the Liver and digestive enzymes from the Pancreas. It takes several hours for food (chyme) to pass through the small intestine. The Small Intestine is where most of the digestion and absorption takes place. When the food (chyme) is properly digested and all the goodness has been extracted and sent to the Liver. The Ileo-caelcal valve(ICV) opens and the contents of the Small Intestine passes into the Ileum - the first part of the Large Intestine. The pressure of the peristaltic action of the Large Intestine helps keep the valve shut.

The End of the Process - Solid waste is then stored in the rectum until it is excreted from the anus.

-

YOUR BIO-CHEMISTRY:

Avoid eating roughage and raw food for a minimum of two weeks. 

The following things to avoid are:

Raw food such as salads, fruit and vegetables (cooked is fine) 

Spicy foods such as curries, chili and black pepper. 

Roughage such as popcorn, crisps, nuts, seeds, rye, barley, wholegrain, 

            wholemeal bread. 

Stimulants such as tea, coffee, alcohol, carbonated drinks including sparkling water. 

DO TAKE:

Psyllium Husks are good for cleaning out the bowels. Digestive enzymes and Vitamin B Complex are good for digestion. 

Eating a bland diet is preferable; lightly steamed vegetables, lightly stewed fruit

Live plain yogurt to re-establish gut flora. 

Chlorophyll is beneficial, so eat lots of leafy green vegetables(not raw) 

Drink plenty of water. Stop 15 minutes before eating. Start 60 minutes after your meal. 

YOUR BODY:

Regular moderate exercise helps restore tone to the bowel. 

Sit tall when eating. Chew food slowly and thoroughly. 

Make every meal special and add some Love to your food. 

Organization is the key to staying on track with helping a malfunctioning ICV

LIFE FORCE:

We often forget, or are not aware of, LIFE FORCE! Many stresses are put on the digestive system through other energies. 

Sit further away from the TV and computer monitors. 

Be aware of where you frequently place your mobile phone (back pocket, front pocket) Try leaving it away from your body. 

Avoid microwaved food. 

 

 CONTACT NANCY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT AND FURTHER INFORMATION

07812596036 

bottom of page