Can Juice Fasting Help Arthritis?
Juice Fasting for Arthritis
As many as 1 in 3 adults in the West currently suffers from chronic joint symptoms or arthritis. Could you be one of them?
Arthritis isn't just 1 disease; its a complex disorder that comprises more than 100 distinct conditions and can affect people at any stage of life. Two of the most common forms are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
These 2 forms have very different causes, risk factors, and effects on the body, yet they often share a common symptom persistent joint pain. The joint pain of arthritis can appear as hip pain, knee pain, hand pain, or wrist pain, as well as joint pain in other areas of the body. If you have joint pain, stiffness and/or swelling for more than 2 weeks, you may have arthritis. Make an appointment with your doctor!
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These 2 forms have very different causes, risk factors, and effects on the body, yet they often share a common symptom persistent joint pain. The joint pain of arthritis can appear as hip pain, knee pain, hand pain, or wrist pain, as well as joint pain in other areas of the body. If you have joint pain, stiffness and/or swelling for more than 2 weeks, you may have arthritis. If you do go to your doctor the odds are that you will be told: Arthritis can not be cured. You just have to learn to live with it!! You will probably be given a multitude of poisonous chemical pills to eliminate the pain, none of which will do anything to cure your arthritis, but may have some serious detrimental side-effects. Western medicine is wonderful in many ways, but when it comes to proscribe a cure for arthritis, allopathic medicine does not have a clue.
As early as 1968 a naturopathic physician named Paavo O. Airola, reported on the results of some highly successful biological treatment procedures for curing arthritis in European clinics. One of the most prominent treatment centers using this powerful and highly successful method of treatment is the Brandals Health Clinic located in Sodertalje near Stockholm, Sweden.
The Miracles at Brandal
Dr. Airola provides narrative accounts of many of the thousands of patients cured of arthritis at Brandal. Virtually all patients admitted for treatment at Brandal are remarkable in that all suffer from severe pain, mild to profound deformity and many are so crippled and debilitated that they arrive in wheelchairs or on stretchers.
The cures were based on the work, research and self experimentation of a courageous and very determined lady, Alma Nissen, who 25 years earlier had desperately sought relief from her own severe and debilitating arthritis.
Twenty five years ago I was so incapacitated by arthritis that I was practically bedridden. After trying all the available medical treatments, consulting dozens of doctors, and several fruitless stays in hospitals I was becoming progressively worse. My hands and fingers were stiff and in constant pain. I could not bend myself, walk, or even turn myself in bed. In addition, I had a chronic ovary inflammation and constant migraine. I was suffering from a bad case of insomnia with resulting nervous exhaustion. I also was chronically constipated. . .
I felt hopeless. Nobody could help me. I could not see my way out of the indescribable suffering I had to endure. But my spirit was strong and wouldn't give up. I was not willing to accept my lot as a bedridden invalid for the rest of my life. With the typical Scandinavian sisu and perseverance I rebelled against my fate. I wanted to live, become healthy again!
A book by a British physician, Sir Robert McCarrison, gave me new hope and became the turning point in my life. It opened my eyes to the relation between nutrition and health. I started to experiment with myself. I changed my diet. I fasted. I drank fresh vegetable juices and broths made with cooked vegetables. I drank herb teas. I took enemas and utilized colonic irrigation to cleanse my intestines of accumulated toxins and wastes. I read all I could on the nature-cure methods and picked up ideas here and there. I met the famous Danish raw-diet pioneer Dr. Kristine Nolfi, M.D., and read and studied her book The Living Foods. I also took heat treatments and hydrobaths. I must admit, I didn't have much faith in much of what I did, but desperate as I was, I was willing to try anything.
Fasting for Rheumatism and Arthritis
Imagine my surprise when I started to feel better and better! The stiffness in my joints started to disappear. I slept better; pain gave way, and after just a few months I was, to my and everybody's amazement, completely cured!
This was 25 years ago and I never had a sick day since. No traces of arthritis... Would you like to see how flexible and elastic my body is...?
Now when I cured myself I was so overjoyed with the discoveries I made that I wanted to share them with others and help as many as I could. I visited Dr. McCarrison and he advised me to open a clinic and help other arthritics regain their health.
Encouraged by the enthusiastic endorsement of this great scientist, I transformed my seven-room apartment in Copenhagen to an arthritis clinic. Patients came from everywhere. They were brought in on stretchers; they came supported on crutches; they came in wheelchairs. And after four to eight weeks on my simple regime they left the clinic on their own feet, without wheelchairs and crutches. The grateful patients spread the news of their cures and a long line of patients were waiting to come in under my care.
My arthritis therapies and extraordinary results became widely publicized in the press. The Norwegian Medical Association invited me to present a lecture on my therapies before the leading medical authorities of the country....
My fame spread to Sweden and a wealthy benefactor offered the Brandal, a beautiful estate with a large villa, for my disposition, to be used as a rheumatic clinic. I accepted gratefully. That was 13 years ago. During these years we have helped thousands of arthritis sufferers.
Arthritis is the leading cause of of disability in the U.S. It is estimated that today over 70 million people in the US alone suffer from this crippling disease. There is no true hope given to the patient, since the the medical profession states that there is no cure for arthritis. You just have to learn to live with it.
In 1993 at the age of 25 Alan Schlines was diagnosed with Incurable Arthritis. His future looked bleak, there was no hope given for a cure, he was only offered a multitude of pills to try to control the pain, with the prospect of soon ending up in a wheelchair. Alan refused to accept the verdict and set about to cure his arthritis the Natural Way. His rheumatologist thought this was ridiculous. However Alan persevered and following a program of Fasting, Detoxing, Colon Cleansing, Sauna, Herbs, Healthy Nutrition, Supplement and Alternative Therapies, 18 month later he was completely cured of his arthritis. Alan wrote a book: "Stop Arthritis. How I Defeated it Naturally". Available from Amazon
you suffer from arthritis and what
you going to do about it??
You have several choices. You can take your doctors advice "and learn to live with it" taking a multitude of chemicals (which makes the pharmaceutical companies very happy, as you will have to do it for the rest of your life, making them richer,) with probably some serious side effects, and maybe one day you will be totally incapacitated, but this will not cure your arthritis.
Or you can decide to cure your arthritis. It is not going to be easy and I do not think there are any magic pills. What I do know is that a juice fasting program of purification and detoxification does work. Absolutely!!!
So if you want to cure your arthritis this is what we suggest. First of all order and read Alan Schlines book: Stop Arthritis. How I Defeated it Naturally (available from Amazon) and then sign up for a two weeks detoxifying and purification program at Moinhos Velhos.
OK, I can hear you saying: Is a two weeks fasting program at Moinhos Velhos going to cure my arthritis?!?!
But this will be a turning point in your life, starting you back on the road to perfect health and a pain free existence. Depending on the severity of your condition you may have to continue to fast for a longer period. But we know that doing our fasting detox program will effect a major change in your life style and health, starting you on the road to optimum health and well-being. We have seen some dramatic changes in just a few days. You can look forward to a continuing life with no pain, handicaps and discomforts.
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