I watched a US television show earlier this week that highlighted the positive effects of soaking in epsom salt for 10-20 minutes 2-3 times weekly. It pulls excess fluids and toxins from tissues and also helps bring magnesium into your body, which can help reduce inflammation, regulate enzymes and improve muscle and nerve function. So, I tried it. Today my joints ache and I am expecially itchy (I typically don't have too much itch and am not currently taking URSO). I am wondering if perhaps my system is especially sensitive and flushing toxins from the salt bath (seeping through my skin), or whether it just caused an internal flare and irritated me more. I am tempted to try it several more times this week hoping for a positive outcome after several baths, but fear I could make the itch worse. What are your thoughts?
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