You will learn about:
the longevity of the Ikarians,
the way of life in Ikaria,
“The Spirit of Ikaria,”
treatment of arthritis,
inflammation and pain,
movement, and walking,
recipes both fasting and non-fasting,
the pandemic in Ikaria,
the current situation of the spas in Therma,
“the production of nothing”,
and “ I walk and philosophize” (ζάλω και φιλοσοφώ).
These are the same values that have so far prevented
the pandemic from devastating the island.
The author (a doctor himself) describes how he dealt with his own case of arthritis, without medication, in the thermal baths of Ikaria, in combination with the lifestyle of the Ikarians, who are among the longest living and healthiest inhabitants of the planet. Based on his own experience and international literature, he describes a proposal for the satisfactory treatment of arthritis, with all those elements that compose the longevity and well-being of the inhabitants of the so-called “Blue Zones,” which include Ikaria.