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| ACUTE DISEASE - YOUR LIFETIME HEALTH INSURANCE
"Improved health follows all eruptive diseases - if they are NOT suppressed"|
DR. HERBERT M. SHELTON:|
ACUTE DISEASE SAVES YOU FROM TUMORS & CANCERS
A young boy was all his life, up to six and one-half years, in poor health. He
suffered with frequent nose bleeds,
with the beginning of each spring had bronchitis, and
had gone the usual round of treatment and operations. Tonsils and adenoids had been removed.
He had been carried from one hospital to another and had had his lungs X-rayed a number of times in search of evidence of tuberculosis.
At six and one-half years of age he developed a very severe case of SCARLET FEVER.
His life was dispaired of. The eruption was great and scaling afterwards was as
great. But after this the whole condition of the boy changed.
If this were an isolated case, it might be regarded as proving nothing. But it is
not an isolated case. This, improved health follows all eruptive diseases if they are
not suppressed by the treatment.
- His weight became normal,
- his nose bleeds ceased,
- he had no more bronchitis, and,
- upon being examined at school, was given a health percentage of perfect.
A few years ago a brilliant young English Nature
Cure physician showed from the official statistics of that country that wherever an
epidemic of smallpox had existed it was always followed, in that locality, by a falling
off in the cancer rate. ....
An acquaintance of
the present author was always in very poor health until he had a case of smallpox.
For many years thereafter he enjoyed excellent health. ...
There is no means of estimating how
many people are saved from tumors and cancers and other degenerative diseases by the
cleansing and reconstructive work accomplished by acute disease.
Were it not for
acute disease, man's present mode of living would produce far more physical degeneracy
than exists at present, and would produce it much earlier in life.
Herbert M. Shelton, from "Human Life - Its Philosophies & Laws"
YOUR LIFETIME HEALTH INSURANCE
You have a lifetime health insurance, did you know? It was issued at your birth, and is completely free.
It is called:
How does this health insurance work?
When acute disease (e.g. the common cold) starts - automatic cleaning of toxins has started.
2. YOU MUST SAVE ENERGY
You have one task - which is to save energy - wherever you can. That's all.
The more energy you have for healing - the faster and the more complete the automatic cleaning (toxin-elimination) will be.
This process, if you allow it, will also remove any old disease, and prevent new diseases.
THE COMMON COLD
Let's say you feel tired & lousy, you are coughing and have a runny nose, fever, perhaps a headache.
What is this?
You may conclude that you have a cold coming on.
A cold (the common cold) is an acute disease.
WHAT TO DO
This is what you do in Natural Hygiene -- you begin to try to SAVE ENERGY.
All saved energy will automatically go to healing.
- First, you decide to save muscle energy - how? Just stop using most of your muscles - by staying in bed.
- You decide to save some of the energy your brain uses - how? Just try to sleep, or try to meditate. Stop thinking as much as possible.
- You decide to save some eye-energy - how? Just close your eyes, do not read - instead listen to the radio, or audio tapes perhaps.
- You decide to save digestive energy - so you eat next to nothing. You do not start taking drugs. You may have a glass of water, a cup of tea, perhaps a glass of vegetable juice. If you have no appetite, better not eat at all.
OBSERVE THE HEALING
Next - become an OBSERVER. Observe your body - what is happening?
Have fun! Be amazed at how smart your body is!
- Do you feel a headache start, above the right eye perhaps. How long does it last?
- When it stops, is there another little ache starting somewhere - above the left eye perhaps?
- When it stops, is there another ache starting any place - behind the right ear perhaps? Or ...
- When it stops, is another ache starting --- or do you hear something (rumblings in the stomach)? Or does your nose get more runny for an hour or so? Do you have a funny taste in your mouth for a little while perhaps? Does your skin start breaking out? Or is your fever increasing, for a while?
- You are observing your body cleaning out and healing itself. You are observing the HEALING SYMPTOMS. Just be patient. The more passive you are, the calmer you are - the more efficient the healing will be.
Trust your body! Your body is more skilled than the best surgeon, smarter than the best doctor.
Soon most of the toxins will be eliminated - and then the cold STOPS AUTOMATICALLY.
Thank your lucky star that you have such a great insurance policy --- THE COMMON COLD!
SYMPTOMS OF ELIMINATION
Dr. Alan Immerman
The concept of toxemia was developed in the early 20th century by John H. Tilden, M.D.
He stated that stress from daily habits or from the environment will excessively strain the body.
2. STRAIN: This strain will affect both the mind and body and lead to overall exhaustion which Tilden called enervation.
3. ENERVATION: When enervation develops, the body becomes too weak to efficiently eliminate toxins of any type through the liver, lungs, intestines, kidneys, or skin.
Inefficient elimination leads to retention of toxins.
4. TOXEMIA: When there is an excessive accumulation of normal or abnormal chemicals, the condition is called toxemia.
5. ELIMINATION: A continual rise in toxin levels will inevitably exceed the body's level of tolerance. When the point of intolerance is reached, the body will attempt to eliminate the toxins.
Symptoms of such elimination include
These symptoms are evidence of a health-building process.
- skin secretions, and
- dark urine
They should be welcomed as signs of vigorous healing.
If the body has been overwhelmed for too many years with toxins, it may not have the strength to do an effective job of cleansing and elimination. When toxins are present for a long time, chronic illnesses will develop.
(from Health Unlimited - Unleash Your Healing Power, 1989)
Also read WHAT'S THE PURPOSE OF (ACUTE) DISEASE?
"Symptoms of elimination include sneezing, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, skin secretions, and dark urine"|