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Detox Foot Soak
Total fraud: No "detox" program will repair genetic damage from ionizing or ultraviolet radiation. There is a normal background radiation and there is nothing you can do about this; it's not the cause of aging, and your best protection against cancer is sensible surveillance rather than "pop" treatments. Really, you need to stop reading "scare" pseudoscientific websites. Embrace life in a world with risks. ...Read more
They are not: They are completely different things. Chelation is the administration of agents to remove heavy metals from the body. It has a long history of use in clinical toxicology. Ionic foot detox are spa treatments that might feel good, and provide no clinical benefits beyond that. ...Read more
Do foot detox or body detox programs work? My chiropractor's office offers these. Are they any healthy detoxes to do to help weight loss that are safe
77 year-old man with spasticity and stiffness in his back and limbs, causing great difficulty in mobility.....?
Can't get Epsom Salts in Phnom Penh. Need it to soak foot and dislodge embedded thorns. Substitute??? Thanks.
Vinegar water use: I understand your concern. As per American Athletic Institute, soaking feet in Vinegar water can help athlete’s foot, toenail fungus, dry, cracked heels, foot odor due to the fact of its acidic properties. It recommends -Add two cups of white vinegar in about two gallons of hot drinking water and immerse your feet in this solution for about 45 minutes. ...Read more
Great idea : However, make sure the water is worm. In traditional chinese medicine (tcm), the feet are the starting and ending points of 6 meridians. The benefits are stronger kidneys and a better night’s sleep. By soaking your feet in the morning keeps you full of energy. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer