We got a lot of feedback from the last two Musings: (“In Defense of Sweating” and “In Defense of Shivering”). I have included in this Musings some of the emails I received [see side panel] showing how various readers have implemented the practice of using heat and cold for healing purposes.
In last week’s Musings, I talked about the health value of sweating. I mentioned that I make sure I go to hot yoga 5-6 times a week. And I talked about Whole Body Hyperthermia as a treatment for cancer. One of my readers wrote back, and said that she is currently in Mexico having Whole Body Hyperthermia. I wanted to update that this treatment is not limited to Germany, but is also available closer to our own shores.
I get a lot of calls from people from all over the world; some seek information about holistic therapies; some call just to share their experiences with healing. This week I received a most fascinating call from a woman named Shirley Mitchell Williams. She called wanting to know more about La Casa’s ozone steam cabinet. Shirley told me that she had been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer that had mestaticized throughout her body: into her bones, organs and lymph glands.
For almost a year now I have been participating in an experiment which has the possibility of extending my life. The process is a bit bizarre. I lie on a mat which is energized by a contraption that makes a fair amount of noise, but most bizarrely, it makes my battery operated alarm clock go off every few minutes. Also, light bulbs held in my hand start glowing, even though they are not plugged into an outlet. Sounds kind of sci-fi – and I guess in a sense, it is…