Coconut anything calms pitta. Our bodies are like car engines. You don't want it to overheat nor do you want it to freeze and crack the block. Back in the days MMY gleaned onto Hans Selye's works but TM mainly focused on the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system and almost ignoring the parasympathetic branch.

True back in the day most older patients were suffering from what medical folks now call "metabolic syndrome" where the sympathetic system dominates. When the sympathetic system dominates often pitta is high. IOW, time to "chill out." Many of these solutions if over done can makes someone become parasympathetic dominant. There you can become drowsy and sluggish not to mention overweight.

I stumbled across these two short articles by a chiropractor that explain very simply the two types:

On 02/11/2014 08:06 AM, Share Long wrote:
Mike, they say that coconut water is very hydrating and higher in potassium than bananas. I drink a cup every evening before dinner. Plus it's yummy!

On Tuesday, February 11, 2014 9:07 AM, Mike Dixon <> wrote: I need to drink more water. I usually have pleasant watery-like dreams when I'm well hydrated.

On Monday, February 10, 2014 6:45 PM, "" <> wrote:

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You're welcome, Mike. I realize many in the Funny Farm Lounge are creeping up in age. Good to take excellent care of the body.

Don't believe everything you read. Any second now there'll be a study that proves drinking water before bed is really, really bad for you.

On Monday, February 10, 2014 3:58 PM, Mike Dixon <mdixon.6569@...> wrote:
Very interesting Share. Thanks.

On Monday, February 10, 2014 9:29 AM, Share Long <sharelong60@...> wrote:
*_ Water and your heart <>_* _How many folks do you know who say they don't want to drink anything before going to bed because they'll have to get up during the night!! <>_ _Why do people need to urinate so much at night time. Answer from a Cardiologist: Gravity holds water in the lower part of your body when you are upright (legs swell). When you lie down and the lower body (legs and etc.) seeks level with the kidneys, it is then that the kidneys remove the water because it is easier. This then ties in with the last statement! <>_ _Correct time to drink water... Very Important. >From A Cardiac Specialist! <>_ _Drinking water at a certain time maximizes its effectiveness on the body: 2 glasses of water after waking up - helps activate internal organs, 1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal - helps digestion, 1 glass of water before taking a bath - helps lower blood pressure, 1 glass of water before going to bed - avoids stroke or heart attack <>_ _Also: water at bed time will also help prevent night time leg cramps. Your leg muscles are seeking hydration when they cramp and wake you up with a Charlie Horse. <>_ _A Cardiologist has stated that if each person after receiving this e-mail, sends it to 10 people, probably one life could be saved! <>_ _I have already shared this information. What about you? <>_ _Do forward this message. It may save lives! <>_

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