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29 Nov 2005

i would like to go on a water only fast. is there anybody in JHb that supervises fasts? Many thanks
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Honey
I am not aware of anyone who actually 'supervises' fasts. I would urge you to be very careful when undertaking this type of fast and only to do it for a very short period of 1-2 days at a time, preferably over weekends when you can rest and relax. Fasting can cause dizziness and fainting which could expose you to great risk if you try to drive a car or do your usual work.
Take great care
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