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Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more


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My brother has real bugs living in his skin where and what do I do to help and he is not on drugs and yes he takes a bath ?

My brother has real bugs living in his skin where and what do I do to help and he is not on drugs and yes he takes a bath 
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Scabies?: His primary care doctor can treat scabies. After treatment, the scabies lesions will still itch for a few weeks. So, people generally do two treatments and just presume the scabies are all dead. After that, if one is not scratching so hard that he is creating his own new skin lesions, then any spontaneous new lesions would be suspicious for new live scabies mites. ...Read more

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I was in a geothermal bath with sulfur minerals/mud and my eyes got irritated and started stinging for over an hour. Should I be worried??

I was in a geothermal bath with sulfur minerals/mud and my eyes got irritated and started  stinging for over an hour. Should I be worried??

Sensitivity varies: Geothermal baths can increase vascular size and volume which can cause some increase in eye redness briefly. This is the most likely thing you have experienced although slight irritation from the bath salts might also be operative. This should all fad quickly as geothermal baths are not toxic in any known way. ...Read more

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Would an ice bath help for intestinal inflammation like swollen hemorrhoids? What else could help, anti-inflammatory drugs?

Would an ice bath help for intestinal inflammation like swollen hemorrhoids? What else could help, anti-inflammatory drugs?

Sometimes sitz baths: help which are not iced, but rather room temperature to help reduce swelling. There are medication for hemorrhoids to reduce swelling and pain that's safer than taking NSAIDS, that could cause some bruising, or oozing if bleeding is a problem. Talk to your PCP so s/he's aware of the problem, and it's documented. ...Read more

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I shared a mineral/salt bath with someone who was on their period. They were wesring a tampon. Is there any risk of std or hiv transmission?

I shared a mineral/salt bath with someone who was on their period. They were wesring a tampon. Is there any risk of std or hiv transmission?

Nearly no: It is very very unlikely that any microorganism would be transmitted in the situation you described. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can salt water baths help a woman's pH balance? I am very sensitive so medications always throw my levels off after I am done taking them.

Can salt water baths help a woman's pH balance? I am very sensitive so medications always throw my levels off after I am done taking them.

Maybe.: Epsom salt baths can help lots of problems - muscle aches and pains and some wounds. I'm assuming you're speaking of your vaginal ph balance? If so, ingesting healthy bacterial flora such as acidophilus and bifidophilus, and active yogurt cultures would be most helpful to replenish your normal vaginal ph. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is bathsalt really for baths? I read that people are using bathsalt for drug habits? Is it happening a lot?

Is bathsalt really for baths? I read that people are using bathsalt for drug habits? Is it happening a lot?

These salts can kill: These bath salts are not for bathing. Bath salts abuse is on the rise. It's call bath salts and labeled "not for human consumption" to avoid being illegal. It's a stimulant that can cause agitation, high blood pressure, hallucination, psychosis, and suicidality. There has been report of deaths and suicides because of it's use. ...Read more

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Concentrated mineral salt baths ok for skin?

Concentrated mineral salt baths ok for skin?

Yes: Depends on how concentrated. Epsom salts and mineral salts in the bath can be very beneficial for the skin. They do help draw out toxins as well as provide some mineral nutrients for the skin. Using them according to directions will be the most beneficial. ...Read more

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Could whirlpool baths be really necessary to overcome drug addiction?

Could whirlpool baths be really necessary to overcome drug addiction?

May help: The answer to questions such as "are whirlpool baths really necessary to overcome drug addiction" is: no, it is no necessary. But it may be used as one part of the many means to reach the desired end. Thus can be especially effective in the patient's trying to overcome opiate withdrawals. ...Read more

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When does someone need a bath chair?

When does someone need a bath chair?

Bath chairs: Bath chairs may be needed by people who are elderly or disabled. It may help them to prevent slipping or falling as they are entering or exiting the shower. They are important for safety. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to bath with dawn?

Could it be healthy to bath with dawn?

Bathing: Bathing at dawn can wake you up to a new day. Bathing in the evening can relax you to sleep. Whenever we bathe we are washing away dead skin cells which is invigorating. The time of bathing is not otherwise significant. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is the safest way to give a baby a bath?

What is the safest way to give a baby a bath?

With Supervision: Children need to be supervised at bathtime. Do not leave your child, or even turn away, to answer the door or phone. Do not make the water deep, or too hot. Avoid getting water in mouth or nose, as this may frighten your child. Avoid getting soap in the eyes as this is uncomfortable. ...Read more

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