The information in this book is accurate to the best of the authorís knowledge. All the procedures and suggestions in this book are based on the personal experiences and research of the author. This book is written and sold for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for medical advice from a trained medical professional. Some of the therapies (such as dry fasting) described in this book are very intense and, if used improperly, may cause adverse effects. Because people, their circumstances, and health conditions are very different, there is always some risk involved. Neither the author nor the publisher takes any responsibility for possible damages, loss, expense, or any other consequences from the use of any therapy, exercise, and suggestions described herein. Readers, especially those with health problems, are advised to consult a physician or other qualified health-care provider before implementing any of the dietary or other approaches presented in this book, and to attempt to have their support and cooperation in the quest for a healthier and longer life.

All poems by the author, unless otherwise noted.

Outside and inside cover art and design by the author and Nancy Jacob.

Exercises are demonstrated by Xu Fang, Steve McDonald, and the author.

Photographs by the author, except those of Steve McDonald by James McDonald, Jr.

Copyright © 2001 by Valery Mamonov, Ph.D.

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission from the publisher except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews.

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Library of Congress Catalog Number: TXu 909-920

Mamonov, Valery, 1941-

Control for Life Extension: A Personalized Holistic Approach

608 p. 22.8 cm.

Includes selected bibliography and index

Self-help. 2. Health. 3. Longevity. II. Title. [1. Self-help. 2. Health. 3. Longevity-Popular works.]

RA776.75.M263 613í.0438 909-920

ISBN 0 - 9710654 - 0 - 3 TXu