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No...: ...absolutely not. Please seek help from a psychiatrist. ...Read more
We have a globe, the countries are made out of gemstones. If some of the stones were radioactive, would it get on my skin or clothes?
Unlikely problem: That is an unlikely scenario. If you are worried about the globe, you can take it to a lab and have it checked for radioactivity. ...Read more
If I touched radioactive gemstones, would radiation stay on my skin or clothes? Can you explain why?
Can there be any gemstones that can be used to help psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder?
Levels of healing: There is debate about whether gemstones and other elements have healing properties. But even if we assume that there are health benefits from gemstones, this type of healing is probably too subtle to have any major impact on serious mental disorders such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Pharmaceutical medication and psychotherapy are usually required to manage these disorders. ...Read more
Can you tell me if there are any gemstones that can be used to help psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder?
NO: I have answered a couple of similar questions before, the answer is most definitely NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT. Whatever you think of psychiatry, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are very serious illnesses. Touting gemstones as treatment for these illnesses is fraudulent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I accidentally swallowed a small tumbled amethyst gemstone. Will my stomach take care of it fine without a doctor or do I need one?
It will pass: It should pass out of your system in 3-5 days without any problems. You can eat stewed okra and the material will form a soft case around the rock and help it pass though your system.However, it should pass with no effort on your part. ...Read more
Simply complex: There are many factors that allow our bodies to heal and a healthy 31 year old should heal any open wounds quickly. When a wound fails to heal, there can be many causes ranging from using medications that prevent healing to other factors such as poor nutrition, circulation, ongoing stress, pressure on the site, etc. A woundcare specialist is trained to look at the many factors and get you healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer