Why Water Is Our Simplest (And Most Powerful) Medicine

| Nov 21, 2016

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The world of medicine is a bustling and confusing place. Whether you lean towards the mainstream or alternative side of healing, the sheer number of possible “medicines” is enough to make your head spin.

But sometimes healing doesn’t have to be so complicated. Sometimes, the simplest and most powerful medicines get lost amidst the endless stream of cutting-edge treatments, exotic superfoods, and miracle protocols.

For example, try this: drink lots of pure, mineral-rich water every day.

Whether you’re treating an acute condition or just want to maintain optimal health, chances are that this fundamental practice will make a huge difference. Call it the latest body hack, lifestyle ritual, or by any other name that suits your fancy—the fact of the matter is that water is the single most essential thing with which you can provide your body.

Water is the single most essential thing with which you can provide your body.

You’d think that this common knowledge about water’s fundamental importance would make staying hydrated a no-brainer—yet studies show that up to 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated.[1]

And the consequences of dehydration are no laughing matter. Because the body is 60% water (75% of our muscles and 80% of our brains), the entire body literally deteriorates when chronically dehydrated. Many health experts now believe that dehydration underlies many of the most prevalent health conditions.

The entire body literally deteriorates when chronically dehydrated.

It’s even more important, though, to focus on the incredible benefits that you’re missing out on by not drinking enough water on a daily basis.

The incredible healing power of water

Stories abound of people who healed themselves of myriad chronic conditions simply by drinking more water. It’s been reported that severe and persistent pain, inflammatory conditions like arthritis and gout, osteoporosis, and even depression faded away with an increase in daily water intake.

As enthusiasts of the Water Cure movement like to say, “You’re not sick, you’re thirsty!”

While Dr. Fereydoon Batmanghelidj (whose work began the Water Cure movement) is a controversial figure, his exhortation is a profoundly important one: take care of our body’s primary needs before reaching for pharmaceuticals and other harmful medications.

While some doubt the veracity of his claims that water can cure nearly any health condition (including supposedly incurable ones), new research has revealed that proper hydration plays a massive role in preventing and treating health issues.

Studies demonstrate that staying optimally hydrated can cut the risk of heart attack by up to 50%,[2] improve mood,[3] and even reduce the risk of various cancers by up to 50%.[4]

So how do we stay optimally hydrated?

It’s important to keep your hydration practices simple and easy to follow—just drink as much water as often as you can, and don’t wait until you feel thirsty to drink (by that point, you’re already dehydrated).

That being said, there are some practices you should consider adopting if you want to experience how miraculous being optimally hydrated all the time can be.

Drink the right amount of water. This is still a hotly contested topic, but most experts agree that you should be drinking at least half your body weight in ounces (if you weigh 160 pounds, drink at least 80 ounces of water per day).

The Institute of Medicine now recommends at least 91 ounces of water per day; they advise drinking more if you’re very active, and do not place an upper limit on water consumption.[5] If you really want to see how water can change your health fast, you can try out hyperhydration, a tactic used by endurance athletes. Simply drink around 1 ounce of water per pound of body weight every day (just double the numbers mentioned above), and be sure to add plenty of sea salt or mineral complex to your water (see below).

Drink the right kind of water. It’s absolutely crucial that you drink high-quality, purified water—most tap water is polluted with fluoride, chlorine and chloramine, and other industrial toxins. Fresh-harvested spring water is best (if you have access to a natural spring), but investing in a good water filtration system is the next best thing (just make sure it removes fluoride).

Ensure proper mineral balance. Natural spring water is packed full of minerals, but many filtration systems remove beneficial minerals along with toxins (especially deionization and reverse osmosis systems). In order to keep your body’s mineral levels balanced, it’s important to add a bit of Himalayan salt (or any other good sea salt) to your drinking water, or to drink an electrolyte blend at some point throughout the day. Doing so will also help your body retain water, so you won’t spend as much time in the bathroom (a common complaint from those who increase their water intake).

Eat hydrating foods. Drinking water isn’t the only way to stay hydrated—eating lots of water-rich fresh foods will do the trick too. Unsurprisingly, fruits and veggies are your best choice, especially cucumbers, watermelon, watercress, tomatoes, celery, grapefruit, radishes, spinach, lettuce, cauliflower, broccoli, eggplant, peppers, and carrots. All of these foods are comprised of at least 75% water, and some have a water content as high as 96%.

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Breakthrough NEW Device Instantly Transforms Deadly Contaminated Water into CLEAN 100% Safe Water

Bad news… At present, 75% of the municipal water supply in the United States is fluoridated—which means that 200 million Americans are being forced to consume this known neurotoxin on a daily basis!

According to recent reports by the CDC and EWG, 316 contaminants have been found in the tap water supplied to 256 million Americans!

Hiding inside your innocent-looking tap water could be all kinds of dangerous contaminants such as:

  • Arsenic (directly linked to cancer!)
  • Fluoride (which has been shown to lower IQ)
  • Lead and mercury (may lead to kidney damage, Alzheimer’s and other devastating diseases)
  • Toxic prescription drug residues (left from what people pee out – gross!)
  • Dangerous bacteria like E. coli and Cholera
  • Parasites, cysts, and other hazards too difficult to pronounce
  • Even worse, among the contaminants were 202 chemicals that are not subject to any government safety standards!

Thankfully, there is a new breakthrough device that almost instantly removes up to 99.99% of bacteria, viruses, fluoride, toxic chemicals, heavy metals and pharmaceuticals hiding in your water.

Giving you a nearly endless supply of clean, good-tasting healthy water from practically any source, you need to check this out today.

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References 

 [1] http://www.medicaldaily.com/75-americans-may-suffer-chronic-dehydration-according-doctors-247393

[2] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11978586

[3] https://www.ars.usda.gov/news-events/news/research-news/2009/dehydration-affects-mood-not-just-motor-skills/

[4] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10404059

[5] http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2004/Dietary-Reference-Intakes-Water-Potassium-Sodium-Chloride-and-Sulfate.aspx

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