Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, and hypertension-related disease is the leading cause of death & disability in developed societies.  In the United States, each year, nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke, of which hypertension is one of the most accura...


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As the pomegranates on our tree ripen, so too, the Fasting Escape is reaching full bloom.   Planned for August are cooking classes, yoga & meditation classes, talks by Dr. Gershfeld on living healthy in an unhealthy world,...

"The human body has hitherto been regarded as only capable of existing from eight to ten days when all supplies have been cut off." British Medical Journal 1880 (1)

In 1877, a physician by the name of Henry Tanner had decided to end his life. Plagued with asthma, chroni...

A landmark study showing that hypertension (the most significant predictor of all-cause mortality), can be dramatically reduced by fasting and maintained by a proper refeeding diet and adherence to a low-sodium, plant-based diet. 174 patients with high blood pressure r...

Suppose that a time traveler named Tim Timehop landed in modern America, coming to us from the late 19th Century.  He hailed from a small town in Iowa, and the powers that brought him here were kind enough to drop Tim off in a modest-sized town, rather than New York or...

Another study by Dr. Alan Goldhamer of the True North Health Center demonstrating again that water-fasting lowers blood pressure. 

Background:

Hypertension-related diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortal-ity in industrially developed societies. Surprising...

This article demonstrates the powerful anti-inflammatory effect of water-fasting on the body.  In this case, a patient had ultrasound-confirmed appendicitis and did not want surgery or medications.   The patient underwent a 7 day medically supervised water-only fast fo...

A comprehensive exploration about the mechanisms of action during fasting along with clinical applications. 

Abstract: Fasting has been practiced for millennia, but, only recently, studies have shed light on its role in adaptive cellular responses that reduce oxidative...

A case study of a 42-year-old woman diagnosed by excisional biopsy with stage IIIa, grade 1 Follicular Lymphoma. The patient underwent a medically supervised, 21-day water-only fast, then consumed a diet of minimally processed plant foods free of added sugar, oil and s...

A case study of a 52 year old woman with a chronic post-traumatic headache of 16 years. In this case, trhe patient underwent two medically supervised, water-only fasts (41-days and 40 days, respectively) and began an exclusively plant-foods diet, free of added sugar, o...

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