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Is it safe to ingest magnesium sulfate(epsom salt)?

Is it safe to ingest magnesium sulfate(epsom salt)?

Depends on dose: Too much will cause diarrhea, and Magnesium Sulfate by mouth tastes bitter. 1 tablespoon of epsom salts dissolved in 6-8 oz water is a laxative dose, and it tastes quite horrible, but it is as safe as taking any other form of magnesium. There are better ways to replete magnesium. http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/proper-thyroid-testing.html. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Is epsom salt safe to use for loose weight ?

Is epsom salt safe to use for loose weight ?

Epsom salts -lose wt: No it is not safe to take epsom salts to lose weight. ...Read more

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I used epsom salt to loose weight . How long after i start will i see results ?

I used epsom salt to loose weight . How long after i start will i see results ?

How R U using them?: Some people have used epsom salts (mag sulfate) as a laxative in order to lose weight, but this could be both dangerous and not very effective. You would lose the weight of stool only. Some people (dr. Oz) have also suggested that ingested toxins may contribute to weight gain, and that epsom salt baths can aid detoxification and lead to weight loss. http://tinyurl.com/lsjxmuk. ...Read more

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I was lifting weights and my wrist really hurts.I tried massaging it but it seemed to make it worse. Will epsom salt and warm water make it better :, (?

I was lifting weights and my wrist really hurts.I tried massaging it but it seemed to make it worse. Will epsom salt and warm water make it better :, (?

REST, ICE, SPLINT: You probably have a 'wrist strain'. The best thing to do is ice (wrapped in thin cloth) for 30 minutes on, 30 minutes off (to prevent thermal burn). Also recommend stop 'lifting' for a while until pain free =rest. A splint will help immobilize the 'sore wrist ligament/tendon' aleve 1-2 every 12 hrs will stop infammation. Hope you are better soon! if not improved see your provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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