A member asked:

Are there any side effects to taking epsom salt baths for muscle pain/anxiety relief (it helps)? how often should i include epsom salt in my baths?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Epsom salt baths are fine. They are usually recommended for 3-4 times per week

Answered Jul 17, 2014


Dr. Ew Schnyder answered

Specializes in

Unless you have some unique reaction to the epsom salts in the bath they are normally not a problem. Once or twice a day should be plenty.

Answered Jul 11, 2015



Related Questions

A member asked:

Can taking epsom salt bath cause dizziness an projectile vomiting ?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor