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Fasting FAQ

Fasting FAQ

Fasting FAQ If you are getting ready for your first fast you need the simplified version of how to fast. Fasting basics to get you started. This fasting FAQ was written at St. Theordore’s Hospital of Sagada. The results of

Dealing With Hunger During a Fa .:.

Dealing With Hunger During a Fast

Both juice and water fasting can cause periodic hunger.  For some hunger can be difficult to overcome while others have fasted for 30 days without any hunger. There are some things to do that can drastically reduce hunger duri

Water Fasting Question!!!

Water Fasting Question!!!

Okay, so today would be day five of my water fast... however, yesterday I began to feel great chest tightness and pains along with dizziness and an extremely low energy level almost to the point of delusion.. Not to say that I did

Can Juice Fasting Help Poisoning

Can Juice Fasting Help Poisoning

About 2 months back I got poison into my system. It affected the nerves and led to: - impaired vision with the right eye. Somewhat hazy and washed-out colours - speech impediment. I started mumbling and I feel numbness in

Water Fasting - Hormone Medicat .:.

Water Fasting - Hormone Medication?

Hi! I'm doing a water fast for the first time. My question is this: I'm taking 2 medications for menopause. They are Medroxyprogesterone 2.5 mg and Estradiol 1 mg. I am just starting my 3rd month on these. Should I continue to tak

Water Fasting For Teenagers

Water Fasting For Teenagers

I'm 15 years old, 5 foot 2 and 116.4 pounds. I know this isn't exactly fat for my age and height. Still, I used to have a great body and eat a lot healthier and I want to do a water fast so I can lose some weight and start wating

Ulcer and Water Fasting

Ulcer and Water Fasting

I'm a 32 year old 5'6" 155 lbs male thinking of starting a water fast, but was diagnosed with an ulcer 2 months ago. My stomach pain has subsided as a result of triple antibiotic therapy, and I'm pretty sure that the ulcer has

Dry Fasting Question

Dry Fasting Question

This past Sunday without intending to I found that I had gone several hours without drinking water. I had gotten busy reinstalling Windows on my computer and did not want to halt the installation. Together with the growing thi

Pancreas Cyst Treatment

Pancreas Cyst Treatment

Chris here from NZ. I've been having a number of health issues for over two years now, fatigue, joint pain, abdominal pain, headaches, memory loss, weakness etc. Have tried a number of alternative and western treatments to no av

Backaches During Water Fasting

Backaches During Water Fasting

This my second water fast, I'm up to a week now and it's going very well, except for this backache when I lay down to sleep. My first fast last year was 8 days long and I had to stop because of work, and of vomiting bile. W

Is Juice Fasting Really Fasting?

Is Juice Fasting Really Fasting?

I feel uneasy about the inclusion of the intake of food under the term "fasting". So for example people use the term "juice fast". Bearing in mind that juice is just fruit that has been chewed by a machine instead of our teeth, th

Whey Protein and Fasting

Whey Protein and Fasting

Has anyone ever taken (Whey) protein during a fast? If so, why, and what were your experiences with it? Last week I fasted three days on water. It was challenging but I wanted to do it and am very pleased with myself for doing

Kombucha and Juice Fasting

Kombucha and Juice Fasting

How will drinking Kombucha effect my fast?  I take juice plus as well and find it has been good so far. I am only on day 3 of at least a 10 day cleanse. I may do more depending on how I feel. I am blessed to have found thi

Fasting - Hair Loss

Fasting - Hair Loss

Hair Loss during fasting can occur.  From my observation (Tom Coghill) of guiding people through fasts on fasting.ws, hair loss is very, very rare during juice fasting.  It is also rare during short water fasts under 14 days

How to Start A Fast

How to Start A Fast

Age: 25 Height: 5'9" Weight: 135 lbs. Female, in relatively fair health but with some organ issues Type of Fast: 10 day juice Reason: Detox!/cellular integrity and Organ Healing I am on Day 6 of this fast and am havi

Fasting To Change Addictive Beh .:.

Fasting To Change Addictive Behavior

I will be venturing on to my first 30 day juice fast next week. I am going to start Friday in hopes that the fatigue and mental fog will clear by Monday. I have self-indulgent issues that I am hoping to change, I am a smoker, d

I want to break free from all a .:.

I want to break free from all aches pains. -Maya

I am Maya and I live in India. I have been visiting this site for a few days now trying to make up my mind on fasting - to start or not to start, what sort of fast to do - juice or water. My aim is to primarily lose weight - 172.7

Ionic Foot Baths During Fast

Ionic Foot Baths During Fast

Ionic foot is totally fake without any value to health. The Ionic foot bath is a scam. The only thing that is drained is your money.  It is simply electrolysis making the water look that way and can be done with a carrot or any o

Headaches During Water Fasting

Headaches During Water Fasting

I am new to this site but not new to water fasting; however, the last time a fasted for 15 days, the fast went with such bad headache that I needed to stop. I was in agony; however, felt great once started to eat and had painkill

Fasting and Nursing?

Fasting and Nursing?

Hi, I am considering fasting for health and a little weight loss, as I've been struggling with about 20 unwanted lbs for over 10 years. I only planned on fasting 2 days at a time, every week. Is this ideal for what I want to lose?

Juice Fast- Urine Acidic, Thick .:.

Juice Fast- Urine Acidic, Thick With Bubbles

As of Day 10, I began noticing a thick urine.  Filled with small bubbles (I read this is yeast - is this true?) and thick, filminess to it.  Also, I do pH ion test strips every morning to measure my alkalinity. Before the fast

Fasting for Hiatal Hernia?

Fasting for Hiatal Hernia?

I am 23/female and have a Hiatal Hernia, as well as digestive problems. It's to the point where the pressure in my diaphram is causing problems with breathing. I do not want surgery though. If I fast, and therefore, shrink the s

Lots of Questions About Juice F .:.

Lots of Questions About Juice Fasting

I’m 6ft 250lbs and 35 years of age and this is my first juice fast. Well this is my first fast ever! I already started the fast and I’m currently on my fifth day and I have lost 12lbs. I have a lot of questions because I

Can I Fast after Gastric Bypass .:.

Can I Fast after Gastric Bypass Surgery?

I am a 46 yr old female who had gastric bypass 3 years ago. I lost 110lbs, but have since gained about 25 back. I started water fasting 5 days ago, for religious reasons, but happened upon your site, and have gone out and bought a

Preparing for a Juice Fast. Can .:.

Preparing for a Juice Fast. Can I lose 2.3 stone?

I am preparing for a juice fast. I am taking two weeks to prepare as I need to come off anti-depression medication slowly. I believe I am low on iron supplies. Currently I am taking iron tablets from the health food shop and incre