A new trend is sweeping Japan. It isn't a fashion style or popular boy band, but a morning ritual that is thought to help cure an array of serious diseases. It turns out the treatment is extremely inexpensive and very easy to complete. Here's how it works.
- Step 1: Upon waking, immediately drink 4 glasses of water (about 32 oz).
- Step 2: Brush and rinse your mouth, but try not to consume any liquids or foods for the next 45 minutes.
- Step 3: After the 45 minutes are up, feel free to consume breakfast. However, do not consume anything else for another 2 hours.
This incredibly simple system of treatment is known to help with a growing list of medical problems including meningitis, epilepsy, asthma and elevated heart beat. Whether you're suffering from a medical ailment or just want to stay more hydrated, we can all take notes from the Japanese and their methods when it comes to medicine.