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Magnetic Therapy

Magnetic therapy is practiced world wide for treating various physical problems. Magnetic device when placed on or near the body to relieve pain and facilitate healing. The therapy works on the principle that placing magnets on any part of the body can cure chronic ailments that standard medicine finds difficult.

Magnetic Therapy Since ancient periods magnets were used for therapy. Ancient Chinese used magnets for treating various physical disorders. As per ancient Greek folklore lodestones natural magnetic rocks had therapeutic powers. Over the past decade the popularity of magnetic therapy is increasing. There are many peoples who are deriving the health benefits from the magnetic therapy. Due to the increasing popularity many products have been launched in the market . Doctors and researchers however are not convinced regarding medical benefits of the magnets therefore the well designed researches are necessary to convince the medical practitioner to include the magnets in their treatment system.

How Does It Work?
Human body is believed to posses the magnetism. The earth to has its own magnetic field. If the magnetic power of the body and the earth gets disturbed certain physical problems arise. When the magnetic products are applied on the body it penetrates the body and cover up the magnetic deficiency thereby giving good health.

Physical Benefits
It is believed that people can derive immense medical benefits from the magnetic therapy. The common problems alleviated by the the use of magnetic therapy are:
  • Arthritis
  • Achilles tendon
  • Tendonitis
  • Back bone problems
  • Muscular pains
  • Sciatica
  • Lumbar spondylitis
  • Inflammation
  • Weight reduction
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Dupuytren's
  • Depression
  • Spondylitis
  • Cervical
  • Headache
  • Depression
  • Blood pressure
Person using pacemaker or an implanted defibrillator he should avoid using magnets as the magnetic field could interfere with its operation. In case you are allergic to the metal use products that are covered in hypoallergenic plastic. During pregnancy period also its use should be avoided. Also avoid sleeping on the magnetic mattress pad for more than eight hours.
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