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Water : for health, for healing, for life : you're not sick, you're thirsty! / F. Batmanghelidj.

Title
Water : for health, for healing, for life : you're not sick, you're thirsty! / F. Batmanghelidj.
Author
Batmanghelidj, F.
Publication
New York : Warner Books, c2003.

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Description
xvii, 284 p. : ill.; 21 cm.
Alternative Title
Water
Subject
Genre/Form
Popular Work
Note
  • "Some of the material in this book originally appeared in Your body's many cries for water, which was first published in 1992 and updated in 1995"--T.p verso.
  • Includes index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Preface: The Dawn of a New Medical Era xv -- Where Did Modern Medicine Go Wrong? 1 -- The New Level of Thinking in Medicine 7 -- The Birth of a New Scientific Truth in Medicine 9 -- The Steps in Shaping Present-Day Medicine 12 -- Water--the Bizarre and the Simple 15 -- We Are Still Water-Dependent 16 -- My Ongoing Battle with the Medical Establishment 22 -- Basics of New Medicine for the Next Few Thousand Years 31 -- Forty-six Reasons Why Your Body Needs Water Every Day 32 -- Some of the Primary Properties and Functions of Water in the Body 35 -- Water Regulation of a Fetus and an Infant 41 -- Water Regulation During Childhood and Adolescence 49 -- Water Management in Adults 51 -- Reduction of Thirst Sensation 53 -- What Is Chronic Dehydration? 57 -- Identifying Dehydration 58 -- Newly Recognized Thirst Perceptions 61 -- The Primary Drought- and Resource-Management Programs 71 -- Asthma and Allergies 72 -- Allergies and the Immune System 74 -- Blood Pressure and Dehydration 93 -- Diabetes 110 -- Constipation and Its Complications 118 -- Autoimmune Diseases 121 -- The Crisis Calls of the Body for Water 125 -- Pain 126 -- Heartburn or Dyspeptic Pains 130 -- Hiatal Hernia and Heartburn 135 -- Colitis Pain 145 -- Headaches and Migraine 146 -- Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain 148 -- Lower Back Pain 152 -- Osteoarthritis 154 -- Dehydration and Disease 157 -- Obesity 158 -- Dehydration and Brain Damage 169 -- The Blood--Brain Barrier 171 -- Neurotransmitters and Dehydration 173 -- Serotonin: The Foreman of All Neurotransmitters 178 -- Histamine: The First Neurotransmitter in Our Body 180 -- Water: The Energizer of the Brain 182 -- Dehydration: The Cause of Strokes 187 -- Hormones and Dehydration 193 -- Depression and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 200 -- Dry and Burning Eyes 203 -- Higher Blood Cholesterol 204 -- Coronary Heart Disease 208 -- Hot Flashes 209 -- Gout 210 -- Kidney Stones 211 -- Skin and Dehydration 211 -- Osteoporosis 213 -- Cancer Formation 218 -- The Water Cure: How Much Water and How Often? 225 -- Water or Fluids? 227 -- Caffeine in Beverages 227 -- Alcohol in Beverages 230 -- Juices and Milk in Place of Water 232 -- Minerals Are Vital 239 -- Salt: The Eternal Medication 241 -- Salt: Some of Its Hidden Miracles 245 -- Other Essentials for Health and Healing 253 -- Proteins 253 -- Stress and Amino Acids 254 -- Essential Fats 264 -- Fruits, Vegetables, and Sunlight 266 -- Conclusion: Four Simple Steps to Vibrant Health 275.
ISBN
0446690740
LCCN
^^2002191013
OCLC
50919965
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library