These are just some of the conditions and diseases that are caused by persistent dehydration. Great book especially the use a half teaspoon of salt and not just water to replenish the water removed from the body like when you urinated and sweat. I give it 4 stars because of the ultimate message and because I like descriptions of physiology. The jargon came in as he tried to expl I gave this book five stars because the information in it is important and so easy to apply. Everyone should read it, especially Doctors. It can be used to relieve asthma: Put it on the tongue after drinking a glass or two of water. The book explains how dehydration and drinking the wrong things can lead to many of the chronic health conditions found throughout our society.
I truly hope there are other doctors out there continuing Dr B's work and research. At one point in the book, he mentions some I thought this author made a good point about our society not drinking enough water and drinking too many other unnecessary drinks. It will make an amazing difference in your life. Batmanghelidj does state, however, that those diagnosed with specific conditions should not stop taking their medications abruptly, nor should they embark on a water regime until they have consulted with their physician. In Water: For Health, For Healing, For Life, Dr. Subject: Dehydration Physiology Subject: Hydrotherapy Subject: Water Subject: Dehydration.
Excellent info on a simple subject I borrowed this book from my local library a number of times, renewing it and taking it out again. This book will appeal to the same health-minded audience that read the bestseller Oxygen Healing Therapies Healing Arts, 1998 and The Water We Drink: Water Quality and Its Effects on Health Rutgers University Press 1999. He relies mostly on his own research, which might not be bad, but it isn't cited. I couldn't put it down. Slowly over the three days the headache went away. These are just some of the conditions and diseases that are caused by persistent dehydration. Batmanghelidj Our life, our planet.
Water is needed for the production of all hormones made by the brain, including melatonin, a critical factor in sleep regulation. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. He recounts here how he first discovered the healing abilities of water, when he was a political prisoner more than 20 years ago. Very usefu You hear people say you should drink 6-8 glasses of water a day, but this really shows you why. People who don't like to get into the nitty-gritty of the workings of the body can just use the take-away message. Batmanghelidj has reminded us that the human body is about 70% water and that a certain amount of water each day must be replenished.
At one point in the book, he mentions something to the effect of water should be the only beverage children drink. I will be drinking more water, adding a little salt and walking an hour a day! In 2001 alone, the book sold 80,000 copies. She increased her water intake and added some salt and now her arthritis pain has been greatly reduced and she hopes with time it will disappear entirely. We offer insights and information; both free and in books that give you easy-to-understand scientific explanations on why water is vital to your well-being. Based on more than twenty years of clinical and scientific research into the role of water in the body, a pioneering physician and the acclaimed author of Your Body's Many Cries for Water shows how water -- yes, water! The basic explanations were easy to understand and make sense with everything I know about how the body works. This type of salt use is only for emergencies. These are just some of the conditions and diseases that are caused by persistent dehydration.
His argument in support was that he played tennis for 3 hours a day in the sun for years and he didn't get skin cancer. He posits that symptoms like fatigue, anxiety or depression indicate dehydration, which may result in serious conditions such as asthma, hypertension, brain damage, cancer, constipation, allergies and obesity. Your business is valued and your satisfaction is guaranteed!. I had a fierce headache for about three days. The price and the quality could not be beat. Batmanghelidj, was born in Tehran, Iran, and now lives in Falls Church, Virginia Everyone should own a copy of this book!! In order to maintain good health, he also advises ingesting half a teaspoon of salt to balance water intake.
Required read for anyone interested in well-being. And the money I am saving on monthly medications is a big plus. I will be drinking more water, adding a little salt and walking an hour a day! But, do we drink enough and regularly enough to keep our bodies consistently hydrated? However, most of it—98%--is salt water. I read it years ago, but re-read it this week because I needed some modivation to work at not getting dehydrated so easily. I was rather skeptical about the claims made by the author and other reviewers on the curative powers of water but I decided to buy the book and see what it was all about. Water can help to help restore balance in the body, provide better nutrient utilization and help to eliminate addictions to alcohol, caffeine, and some drugs. I have been off allergy medicines and their side effects for more than six months with no allergy symptoms.
There were some definite withdrawal symptoms. He posits that symptoms like fatigue, anxiety or depression indicate dehydration, which may result in serious conditions such as asthma, hypertension, brain damage, cancer, constipation, allergies and obesity. Only 2% of the earth's H20 is fresh water that we can drink, and of this, almost all is trapped in frozen glaciers. Just common sense backed by Dr. A book that has been read but is in good condition.