This section of the book is from "Fasting, Hydropathy and Exercise", by Bernarr MacFadden.
One meal per day. Avoid all meat and white
bread. Take long walks in the open air, with plenty of deep breathing
exercises. The entire system of exercises illustrated herewith
once daily, taking each movement until slightly fatigued. One
cold sitz bath daily, which should be followed by wet sheet pack.
One meal per day for the first week. Stay in the open air all
you possibly can. Take all the exercises
here illustrated, using each one until slightly fatigued. If
symptoms are especially severe, wet sheet pack should be taken
Wet sheet pack upon the first appearance of the trouble. Fast
until strong desire for food appears, then confine diet to one
meal per day for a few days. Use exercises
numbers 1, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 15 after symptoms begin to
disappear. Two or three times a day apply hot and cold cloths to
the affected parts, alternating from one to the other.
Same treatment as for Boils, though when
they appear near the finger-nail, as is usual, if finger is dipped
momentarily in water as hot as can be borne several times, they
will sometimes be driven away and be absorbed by the circulation.