Posted on Sep 07, 2007 | Comments 0
Magnetic therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine. It is a common form of healing in India, China, and France.
Only from the last two decades it is growing in popularity in America.
You can found magnetic therapy everywhere in nature and is called by many other names.
Chinese often call this energy as “chi” and it can be used when practicing acupuncture. Any material that is capable of becoming magnetized does so by aligning groups of atoms. This is called as magnetic energy field.
Human body is mainly made up of cells. All these cells can renovate themselves, and practitioners of magnetic therapy believe that these cells can be manipulated through the use of magnets.
The same energy is used to recharge these magnetic cells as they carry down can become magnified through the energy contained in magnets.
Not all the energy comes from the magnetic therapy is for the purpose of healing.
If you are concerned about the effects of computers and cell phones these types of magnetic therapy is harmful. It can cause side effects like headaches, memory loss, even tumors also.
The energy comes from magnetic therapy can be useful in reducing scars on internal organs after the surgery by increasing blood flow. This therapy can relieve you from migraines and chronic pains. The increased blood flow is caused by the heating effects of magnets.
The magnets which are used in magnetic therapy vary from different sizes and strengths. The magnetic power depends on the capability of how much iron it can lift. So, you need to consult an expert of magnetic therapy if you want to use it for a specific wound like acute swelling.
However, sleeping on a magnetic mattress is safe because they only come in one strength and can stimulate blood flow all over the body. Don’t take magnetic therapy if you have a internal defibrillator, pacemaker, or are pregnant.
The practitioner of magnetic therapy will determine which strength of magnet you should use. The therapist will recommend stronger magnets for large areas and chronic pain and lighter magnets for sensitive parts of the body, such as ears.
You can also drink magnetically treated water; it has been considered to be relaxing. Simply place a 6-8 ounce glass of water on the negative pole of a magnet for several minutes and drink twice a day.
Good training can be needed to place a magnet on the body. So, while selecting a practitioner of magnetic therapy make sure that he has been trained to know the size, strength and placement as well as duration of different magnets for the various ailments.
Benefits of magnetic therapy:
- The magnetic mattress pads can be good for overall immune system regeneration and for pain and increased energy.
- Magnetic insoles can be useful in reducing lower back ache.
- Magnetic pads and wraps can be useful for easing conditions such as bad joints, elbows, and knees.
- Magnetic therapy can also be used to relieve post-surgery pain. Some practitioners suggest magnetic therapy to reduce stress as well as relieve insomnia and migraines.
- It can fight against infections and improve central nervous system disorders.
You need to be careful in selecting any of the magnetic devise. It is better to consult a professional before ordering any of the magnetic items.
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