Doctor’s Advice

משרבו בעלי הנאה נתעותו הדינין ונתקלקלו המעשים ואין נוח בעולם
:סוטה מז

The Rambam writes in the preface to Ovos that a person that has bad character traits, such as too much desire for physical pleasure, has a sick soul. The Rambam advises to heal the soul by behaving in the opposite way; limiting physical pleasure to a minimum.

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