Therapeutic Fasting

“The term” hunger strike “should be understood as a voluntary resignation man from taking any food, and in special cases also water, for a limited time in order to cleanse the body, freedom from disease or spiritual development. The maximum time of fasting should not lead to debilitating and irreversible changes occur. ” G.P. Malakhov

The use of post therapeutic in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, respiratory and digestive system first proposed in Ukraine. The methodology is recommended for physicians relevant specialization and dietetic. Global experience shows that the real way to combat a number of “diseases of civilization” is not only medication, but also the introduction of a healthy lifestyle, which includes post.

Pharmacotherapy contemporary is not (unfortunately) aimed at taking advantage of significant opportunities reserves of the body, the processes of self-regulation and stimulation of the body’s natural self-healing reaction. On the contrary, many pharmaceuticals designed to inhibit the pathological process negatively affects the body’s natural immunity and recovery mechanism. Various side effects and allergic complications which arise under the influence of medication, dictate the need for non-pharmacological methods of treatment, including the post, for which there is already extensive experience of application – with positive results.

Post, as a method of treatment, leads to a mobilization of internal forces inherent self-healing of the body.

Preparing for the post period begins at the stage przedlekarskim. The main task of this period is a positive attitude to treatment through conversations. Person, well prepared psychologically, much better to tolerate a period of fasting. A clear idea of the essence of the method, reliable effect, possible side reactions and a detailed methodology of treatment – is a guarantee of success.

How long it should last post? The period of fasting can be determined individually, usually within two to three weeks. It depends on the age, nutritional status, recognition of the fundamental, the nature of concomitant diseases and other causes.

Adverse symptoms during fasting? Most patients tolerate well the period of fasting, especially when they were well prepared psychologically for treatment.

In the first 2-3 days of fasting we may observe nausea, headache, light-headedness, unpleasant sensation in the upper abdomen. After 2-3 days gradually disappears appetite, there is a loss of peristalsis.

During fasting, patients sometimes may feel weakness in the legs, depressed mood, paresthesia (hyperalgesia) in different areas of the body. The reason for this is the appearance of blood products of incomplete oxidation products of fat metabolism, glucose lowering blood and resource rules.

Stan patients begin to improve from 3-4 day of treatment, and especially after the turn of the kwasiczym (5-9 day). At this time, it normalizes blood pressure, reduction in frequency of attacks of angina pectoris, generally eliminated the need to use drugs.

What kind of water we should drink during fasting, in what quantities? In the course of the entire period of fasting, the patients are advised to drink water in an amount of not less than 1-1.5 liters per hour [l Germany suggest 2-3]. Water is recommended that ordinary well water, spring water or mineral water. Given the lack of supply of vitamins and trace elements with food products, you can take daily multivitamin in combination with trace elements, as well as introduce additional potassium salts for the prevention of hypokalemia.

Physical activity, a post? At the time of fasting patients it is recommended that a special lifestyle – daily walks in the fresh air is not less than 6-7 hours, with breaks for rest. Considering the weather, while lowering the air temperature, especially in winter, it is recommended to dress warmer, because during this period the patients have an increased sensitivity to cold.

Drugs, a post? For the entire period of fasting is allowed to stand medications. If required, some of them are used, but in an amount half of the dose (the decisions taken by the individual physician operator).

Exiting fasting This gradual transition from internal to external nutrition. During this time, be sure to stick to two important rules: 1. Do not eat too much, 2.Dobrze chew food, 3.Powstrzymać excessive appetite,

The length of the recovery period equal to the period of fasting, though it can sometimes exceed. The patient before starting therapy should know that in breach of the diet period of reconstruction may arise serious complications.

The period of recovery from the hunger strike is strictly individual. It depends on many factors: the length of the period of fasting, the existence of comorbidities, the underlying disease and the individual characteristics of the patients.

Contraindications to take therapeutic fasting?

Cachexia, wasting considerable.
Chronic renal failure and liver.
Pregnancy and lactation.
Acute, which is required urgent medical attention.
Diabetes mellitus [II diabetes. type is not a contraindication]
Acute infectious diseases
Children in adolescence
The lack of trust of the patient to the proposed treatment.
“At the root of every disease is the cause, which does not remove any medication. Fasting is a way to good health and longevity. ”

Fasting is a form of therapy, classified as the most effective and harmless, provided the correct application “.

“Healing starvation diet” – Gennady Malakhov

Important! People willing to take advantage of the therapeutic fasting, please check in with the current test results – no older than 2 weeks.

The condition organize the stay of fasting healing to our resort is a minimum of 10 people willing.