Originally posted by Tinkleflower
Though we know being adequately hydrated is essential, we also need to watch for hyponatremia; not least in a person who simply isn't used to
ingesting the amounts of water suggested.
Hyponatremia is defined as: a deficiency of sodium in the blood.
What you are refering to with the amounts of water suggested comment is that 'water-intoxication', this is when you essentially drink so much water
that you flush out the nutrients and minerals vitally needed by your body --- You must replenish these vital minerals as you flush them out.
The heart of the Water Cure is essentially reestablishing the electrolyte balance in the body. IV solutions in hospitals are saline (a.k.a. water and
The reason I am such a advocate for this is because I have tried it and it worked for me and my loved ones. Now that I am better, I'm simply trying
to pass the good word on to as many people as possible... What better forum than the internet. Please read through my Water Cure posting and think
about the science and physiology described.
"You can't drug the body into good health."