Batmanghelidj, Fereydoon (Age 73) Fereydoon Batmanghelidj, M.D., an internationally renowned researcher, author and advocator of natural medicine died on. That’s Dr. Fereydoon Batmanghelidj. His Big Idea was that dehydration is the main cause of disease. It was untenable to begin with. Fereydoon Batmanghelidj was a doctor and alternative medicine promoter. He claimed that the true cause of much disease is really.

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He also helped establish sport projects for youth in Iran, including The Ice Palace in Tehran, the first ice skating and sports complex in the Middle East. He recommends Himalayan or Celtic sea salt!? Next Be careful what you wish for, Dr. He claims that histamine regulates the water in the body and that antidepressant drugs are antihistamines, pain medications are antihistamines, and other medications are directly and indirectly antihistamines.

The First 30 Days is an excellent guide.

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So how can we expect a body that depends on the other amino acids to survive? When the revolution erupted inBatmanghelidj, a member of a prominent family, was jailed and was told to take care of the medical needs of fellow prisoners.

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Thank you for visiting Publishers Weekly. For more information on Dr. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It cannot even stand a tiny bit of dehydration before it loses energy. He promoted his Water Cure, which was not based on any scientific evidence.

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He recounts here how he first discovered the healing abilities of. In she published her memoirs, Women Aren’t Supposed to Fly. Is it OK to drink and eat at the same time?

Batmaghelidj wrote his first self-help fereydoob “Your Body’s Many Cries fereydoon Water” inin which he stated that a dry mouth is not a reliable indicator of dehydration. Hmmm… For some reason, Batmanghelidj decided that the real problem was dehydration: He claimed batmanghelisj he discovered the medicinal value of water in treating the pain of peptic ulcers during his detention in prison by treating inmates with water when fwreydoon was not available.

The pain disappeared completely after 8 minutes. Eradicate Asthma – Now! I know people usually think distilled water is a good choice, but eventually it leeches minerals out of the body.

Make sure the diet contains potassium, which balances water inside cells the same way sodium balances the water outside cells. This book, the result of over 20 years of research, looks at the conditions of obesity, cancer and depression through a new physiological perspective and offers a new approach in preventing and treating these conditions These stories follow a pattern, and I think it is worthwhile looking at this prime example to understand something of the psychology of self-deception that is involved.

From chiropractic to eye movement desensitization and reprocessing EMDRinnumerable non-science-based practitioners have gone down this same slippery slope.

Batmanghelidj assumed this meant that they were losing sodium so he added salt to their treatment regimen.

Batmanghelidj died of complications from pneumonia on November 15,in Virginia, U. He claimed that the true cause of much disease is really dehydration, and that many diseases can be cured simply by drinking large amounts of water.

Why should the water cure work for ulcers but not for cholecystitis? Ferydoon women need more water than the average person, since the cells of two bodies are involved. Dehydration actually produces pain and many degenerative diseases, including asthma, arthritis, hypertension, angina, adult-onset diabetes, lupus and multiple sclerosis. For Batmanghelidj the epiphany was a glass of water that apparently relieved a stomach pain. The Amazon reviews for his books include many anecdotes supposedly demonstrating this, involving diseases from asthma to heart disease.


On average you need two to three times the amount of potassium than sodium.

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Fereydoon Batmanghelidj or — November 15, was an Iranian writer. He died from complications related to pneumonia on 15 November Available for immediate download. One wonders about the wisdom of making a semiconscious patient drink, since there is a risk of aspiration.

I am almost too honest for my own good – and hate game playing. But not very surprised. Water is probably the most body-loving liquid there is. With no medications at his disposal, Dr. He has left a body of valuable works of abtmanghelidj books and more than a dozen educational audio and video seminars.

Harriet Hall, MD also known as The SkepDoc, is a retired family physician who writes about pseudoscience and questionable medical fereydon. Batmanghelidj was placed in the infamous Evin Prison as a political prisoner for two years and seven months.

During treatment, urine volume increased and patients had to get up at night to pee. While in prison he conducted extensive research into the medicinal effects of water in preventing and relieving many painful degenerative diseases. Unless explicitly noted otherwise, all content licensed as indicated by RationalWiki: