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Indications and contraindications for fasting

The list of diseases which recommend for fasting is varies and depends from the authors and schools practicing fasting.  So there is information about the medical effects of fasting for such serious diseases as tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, radiation sickness, with cancer and even AIDS. It is evident that hunger can be used with almost any disease. The only thing we need to remember and understand that each case requires a strict individual approach. Depending on the severity of illness of the patient, age and other factors need to choose the method of fasting, and in especially difficult circumstances to hold fasting in specialized clinics and  sanatorium under the supervision of qualified professionals. In this approach, you can avoid trouble and get the maximum benefit from this effective method of treatment and rehabilitation.

Indications and contraindications for the medical fasting and from "Application of medical fasting in regenerative medicine" (manual for physicians), Moscow 2005, the MOH and the SR RF /

  The main indications for the use of medical fasting:

- Hypertension I-II degree;
- Neurocirculatory dystonia in hypertensive and mixed type (limited amount of NTSTS hypertensive type - there is the possibility of orthostatic collapse);
- Coronary heart disease, angina strain I, II and III functional classes;
- Chronic obstructive bronchitis;
- Bronchial asthma;
- Lung sarcoidosis stage I and II;
- Chronic gastritis with secretory deficiency and hyperacid state, gastroduodenitis;
- cholecystitis and chronic pancreatitis;
- Biliary dyskinesia, irritable colon syndrome;
- Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and inflammatory dystrophic genesis;
- neuroendocrinal violations of chronic uterus
- Adenoma of the prostate;
- Alimentary-constitutional,
hypothalamic obesity;
- Resistance to drug therapy;
- Skin allergy (chronic allergic dermatosis, neurodermatitis, psoriasis, eczema);
- Neuroses, depression,
continuous sluggish schizophrenia ;

- food and (or) medical allergies.

Contraindications to the use of medical fasting

Absolute contraindications:
- Marked a deficit of body weight (more than 15% of the proper values);
- Malignant tumor;
- Active tuberculosis of the lungs and other organs;
multiple bronchiectasis;
- Systemic blood diseases;
- Diabetes mellitus type I;
- Thyrotoxicosis
- Violations of the heart rate and (or) the conductivity of any genesis;
- state after moved large-focal myocardial infarction;
- impaired cardial function II B - III degree;
- Chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis of the liver;
- Chronic renal and kidney failure of any genesis;
- Trombophlebitis

Relative contraindications:

- Coronary heart disease with rhythm disorders and  impaired cardial function above A phase II;
- Expressed
- gall-stone disease;
- Urolithiasis;
- ulcer of stomach
 and duodenum;
- Chronic venous insufficiency;
- Diabetes mellitus type II;
- Gout;
- condition of fever ;
- Pregnancy and lactation period;
- Children's and old age of patients.

  The author of fractional fasting is G.A. Voytovich and  his list of his contraindications is more less:

Taking into account accumulated experience and knowledge  author believes that at present (at this stage of our knowledge)contraindications for medical fasting are:

1. The period of lactation in the mother.

2. The second half of pregnancy.

 Last stage of immobilized form of tuberculosis patients.

4. Last stage form of malignant tumors with motionless of a patient.

5. Last stage form of malignant blood diseases with
motionless of a patient.

6. Last stage form diffuse disease of connective tissue with motionless of a patient.

7. A number of psychoneurological diseases in the far gone stage from being with
motionless of a patient or dementia.

8. Massive suppuration processes of internal organs (abscesses, gangrene and a few others).

Relative contraindication is motionless of patients with any pathological process. However, this does not mean that such patients can not be a positive effect from the therapeutic fasting. When all methods and means have been exhausted, it is appropriate under the strict supervision of medical staff to conduct UDT even in motionless state of the patient. You can get a convincing positive therapeutic effect. (From the books of George A. Voitovich «Healing himself»)

All of these lists indications and contraindications vary expanding in depending to the authors using this method. Diseases from the group of absolute contraindication are moved in to the group of relative contraindication, and then become a indications to the use of fasting. All of this is question of experience. We need to remember that all this is just the medical indications and contraindications. In fact, everyone can go fasting, even with the most difficult disease. Only you need to do so wisely, preparing, carrying out some preliminary procedures and accurately calculating the duration and method of fasting. And, of course, take responsibility for their health into their own hands.

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