The Rest Cure

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The custom of taking a medicine or applying a medical treatment is so familiar that the average person does not consider trying anything else. 
When a person has a headache or a cold or if they sustain an injury - the first thought is... how to rid ones self of the nuisance.

Whatever the line of treatment adopted, the objective would be simply to get rid of the headache.

Is this the right thing to do? Is it the best thing to do?

There is a school of thought that says that when we develop a painful sign, we should try to discover the CAUSE of the pain and then remove it. It says further that after removing the cause we should provide the body (and particularly the injured part, with everything it needs.
Then we should apply the REST CURE

Is the REST CURE effective and Does it work? And if it does work - why has it not been adopted?

If animals use the REST CURE, why has man neglected this simple method?

However, if an animal feels ill or is injured, it generally finds a safe, warm, sheltered and secluded spot where it can rest comfortably and undisturbed. The animal usually takes no food until normal hunger returns. In more scientific terms, the animal seeks comfort, protection, warmth and takes...THE REST CURE

Human beings generally do not follow a program such as this.

There is an alternative that more and more people are accepting as a better approach.

This system is known by many names such as Naturopathy, Natural Therapeutics, Nature Cure, Natural Hygiene or Natural Healing - No matter by what name it is called, the principle is the same.

Here is how it works.

Let us assume that you have a headache. This time, instead of taking an aspirin or other remedy, you decide to try the REST CURE.
You search for causes of your headache.

Whatever it is, you do your best to discover the cause of your headache. If you are unable to discover the cause in your case, it may be advisable to enlist the help of an expert - a Natural Health practitioner (Naturopath) who is trained to detect the causes in your living pattern that produced your headache. Assuming that you have been able to determine the causes of your trouble, the next step, if possible, is to remove the cause - to provide the body with warmth, comfort, quietness, and rest.

Whn you do this - you are providing your body with the most favourable conditions for cure.
If the trouble is minor, a day or two may be sufficient, but if the injury is more severe or widespread then the cure could take longer.

No matter what the condition may be - the principle remains the same.

The REST CURE is the safest, simplest, easiest and cheapest of all methods of treatment - Why not try it sometime?

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