This section of the book is from "Fasting, Hydropathy and Exercise", by Bernarr MacFadden.
Encourage desire for hot water all you can.
If convenient, take steam vapor bath. Eat no foods except some
light fruit until symptoms disappear. The flushing of the colon
treatment in very many cases affords almost immediate relief.
Great care should be taken that fresh, pure air is secured at
all times, in fact severe headache is very often caused by simply
breathing bad air.
numbers 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 13 once daily, continuing
same until slightly fatigued. Take a long walk each day, with many
deep-breathing exercises. Confine the diet to two light meals or
one full meal per clay. Thoroughly masticate every morsel of food
eaten. This process will strengthen the heart, though immediate
satisfactory results must not be expected.
Cold sitz bath after accelerating circulation,
with exercise upon arising each morning. Until symptoms begin
to disappear only one meal a day should be eaten, and food should
be masticated very thoroughly; but little meat should be eaten.
Unless symptoms are severe, long walks with deep-breathing exercises,
will be found of advantage. If especially severe, the flushing
of the colon treatment can sometimes be recommended.