Ankylosing Spondylitis
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Date: March 18, 2007
Subject: Please post this testimonial.
From: John Guy

To: Bob Butts

Water and salt have helped relieve my pain caused by ankylosing spondylitis. This is a hereditary condition with which my grandfather and mother were also afflicted. It was confirmed by my chiropractor after x-ray. The symptoms are hardening of the spine with resulting stooped position, difficulty turning the head from side to side, and iritis (nflamation of the iris). I have read all of Dr. Batmanís books, explored all of watercure and water2, and listened to and watched all posted listings in the audio video area. I follow the eight glasses daily with sea salt program as well as take vitamins, msm, omega-3, and glucosamine chondroitin and receive chiropractic treatments. I believe that since I have began the eight glasses with salt daily regime I have less pain when walking up and down stairs, stand straighter, and have not had a recurrence of iritis. Since I have been drinking eight glasses of water with sea salt I have experience the following positive results.

1. Less back pain.
2. Skin on heels severely cracked in no cracking.
3. Right ankle and right knee swelled, a symptom of gout, are now not swollen.
4. Better elimination ...more water in body has made bowel movements more natural.
5. More energy and an increased sense of well-being.
6. Middle finger of right hand would often not bend naturally (catch) as the result of being injured several years ago. After proper hydration and salt intake I have had no problem with this.

I have shared my experience and told other people about what Dr. Batman has written in his books - most of them agree that drinking water is better but I really canít say that I know of anyone who has tried the program other than myself. I have a friend who has severe migraine headaches... I showed her the area of Dr. Batmanís book that deals with migraines after which she informed me that it couldnít be true since her Doctor would have told her if it was...she still has migraines. Thank you, Bob, for your diligence in promoting Dr. Batmanís message.


Date: 8-29-06

From: Dave McClave

To: Bob Butts


I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis 6 years ago- after 3 years of back pain and swelling feet and ankles. For nearly 10 years, I suffered with amazing pain, leading eventually to depression. I hadn't seen my own ankles in years, and was always embarrassed to wear shorts in public, because as a man in my mid-30's, my legs and ankles always looked like a little old lady's.

This past July, I suffered from heat stroke, and rather than visit a hospital, I simply decided to go home. As my temperature soared above 104 degrees (F), A friend suggested that I should drink a couple of gallons of water. I had never been much of a water drinker, but he insisted that I needed it. He also suggested that it might help with my chronic back pain. The next day, after having had 2-3 gallons each day, I noticed that I could see my ankle bones! And my back didn't hurt at all - for the first time in nearly 10 years! My friend showed me the watercure website, and since July6, I have not had any recurrence of back pain or ankle swelling.

When I approached my rheumatologist with this information, as excited as I was, he simply replied that they don't really tell patients about this because "they won't do anything about it anyway!" I was appalled! I had a doctor-friend tell me once that the entire medical industry is exactly that- an industry. It must support itself and find new ways to sustain itself and grow. This means that cures are discouraged as business-killers! It's enough to make me realize that 8 to 12 years of education gives no doctor the advantage in diagnosing, let alone repairing me when I'm ill. I stand a better chance of long-term quality of life by simply researching the truth and treating myself!

Thanks for spreading the word!

David McClave
Spokane, WA

View & Listen To Our Greatest Television & Radio Testimonials & News Interviews... and more! < > Click on #6 under audio and listen to the story Paul Harvey reported from a man who had an amazing recovery from Ankylosing Spondylitis. There are two other stories also.

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