by RENATO U. PARAGAS, M.D., The WATERDOK
The month of February has arrived and we are beginning to feel the spirit of love everywhere. I have heard several individuals planning for their dates so early in the month and I see excitement in their faces.
Being in the medical profession for four decades, I am still amazed that, of all things, some people still do not love themselves. Why do I say so? Because I see more and more people getting sick, others suffering so excruciatingly with the common dreaded diseases. Why do they suffer so much physical pains and often, emotional pains too? As I declared, they do not love themselves.
More than a decade ago, I created a medical paradigm “Tubig at mga Mineral: Sagot sa Kalusugan!” (Water and Minerals: Solution to Good Health!”). The concept delves on the use of purified drinking water supplemented with a mineral supplement. These provide individuals with two of the most ignored and neglected essential nutrients; and also help eliminate the toxic substances. I frequently preach the concept to my patients and it is just very unfortunate that there are people who still hold on to their unhealthy lifestyles hesitating to let go of the things that are the true causes of their physical maladies. Examples are: eating sugar-rich foods when diabetic; eating foods high in uric acid while suffering from arthritis; drinking alcoholic beverages despite damaged liver; smoking cigarettes while suffering from lung problem; catering to unhealthy foods and beverages even with cancer; etc.
When dealing with patients, I always put stress on my concept. I do my best to make them understand the concept. For this purpose, I have written the book, “The #1 Reason Why You’re Sick, The Simplest Solution To Healing Yourself” as a reference guide for people to understand that by learning the primary cause of diseases, they will be able to create solutions to overcome and conquer them. Medications only mask the signs and symptoms of the disease but they do not resolve the causes and the disease. Thus, most patients are advised that they should never cease taking their medications and some, for their lifetime.
Most patients that I see are desperate individuals. They see little to no improvement in their health despite years to decades of regular, daily intake of medications. Several of them have developed additional health concerns that are actually adverse effects from the medications taken for a very prolonged period. Others have spent their entire fortune undergoing extensive laboratory tests, expensive ancillary procedures such as CT scans, MRI scans, and very costly surgical procedures. Others are emotionally broken, feeling so hopeless for a solution to end their physical sufferings.
What I often advise my patients? Please love yourself! No one can ever resolve your physical woes but yourself. The human body works just like a well-oiled machine. It requires the basic essential nutrients to function optimally. These are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals and water. I always put emphasis on minerals and water since they are the most ignored and neglected nutrients. They also play vital roles in the critical physiologic functions of the cells.
The vital functions of water are:
W – works to keep body cells toned;
A – assists in weight loss;
T – transports nutrients and oxygen throughout the body;
E – eliminates acidic metabolic wastes and toxins out of the body; and
R – regulates body temperature.
The vital functions of minerals include:
M- maintain electrical nerve impulses;
I – improve muscle actions;
N – neutralize stress;
E – extracts toxins out of the cells;
R – regulate water contents of the body;
A – activate enzymatic functions;
L – load up to strengthen the immune system; and
S – sustain cell life.
Without these essential nutrients, these physiologic functions cannot occur and thus affect the health.
Various medications do not perform these vital functions and so, even prolonged use of medications cannot restore lost health. With proper hydration and adequate mineral supplementation, I have witnessed more diseased individuals restore their lost health. I cannot emphasize how critical it is for patients to comply with the strict instructions and medical advice I offer them. To conquer their illnesses, they should get out of their comfort zones and adopt a healthier lifestyle that the body requires for full recovery. Detoxification also takes an important role in achieving it. It frees the body of the substances damaging it.
Love yourself please! It is the only body that you’ve got. Love it and it shall grant you longevity. Destroy it and it shall offer you pain and suffering until your last breath.
Make this month a turning period to provide more love to your bodily cells, tissues, organs, and systems. By the next love month, witness how these bodily structures display their love to you. Karma is real!
Let water and minerals—the magnificent life-sustaining creations of God—be the answer to your fervent prayers for health and healing!