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10. Other General Ideas on Water
- Water your flowers and plants.
aromatherapy and flowered sprays to mist the air and your body, and like
plants, you can hydrate yourself.
- With airplane travel it’s easy to
experience dehydration, so drink your water and avoid salted foods and
- Many medications, such as diuretics, can cause dryness,
while others can cause water retention and bloating. Learn about any
medicines you take, even the natural ones. Mainly, when we take meds or eat
too much junk, we usually need to drink lots of water.
- The containers from
which we drink water are also important. I prefer glass or the harder and
more stable poly-carbonate plastic rather than polyethylene material which
emits plastic into the water more readily. Particularly avoid all plastic
containers for lemon water or the Master Cleanser, because the acids in the
lemon even leach more toxins.
- Bathe your body regularly. Soak in water for
the relaxation and healing it generates. Regular sweating, as in saunas,
physical work, sweat lodges, hiking, or eating chili peppers may help us to
live long and healthfully! Swimming is a great recreation and exercise.
Find a lake, river, or the ocean and have some great swim fun this summer.
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|Elson M. Haas, MD is founder & Director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin (since 1984), an Integrated Health Care Facility in San Rafael, CA and author of many books on Health and Nutrition, including ...more||