Do you suffer from asthma, heartburn, arthritis, ulcers, back pain or migraines? Here’s your prescription: Drink two glasses of water and call me in the morning.
The premise is simple enough. Chronic dehydration keeps the body from operating properly, metabolizing efficiently and flushing out toxins which then accumulate in various parts of the body. Dehydration is a recipe for health problems.
I found myself repeatedly fascinated and surprised by Dr. Batmanghelidj’s book Your Body’s Many Cries for Water. The name says it all.
Dr. Batmanhelidj has spent over two decades researching the connection between dehydration and many of the body’s most common ailments. His basic argument is that most of the time we don’t need any kind of medicine at all – just plenty of water.