Eva Lou said...
Where do you get this information, subdued? It's totally false, & easy to find that out as well.
From the Web. There are a ton of links that talk about
Here's a link to a study that was done on the absorption of magnesium sulfate through the skin that was done in the UK:
All volunteers took Epsom salt baths. Blood and urine tests were taken afterwards. The results of the tests showed increased levels of magnesium and sulfate.
The increase in magnesium and sulfate weren't enough to warrant Epsom salt baths to be bad for the kidneys, but any amount of an increase in sulfate can not be good for diarrhea.
Joy - 47 yrs and counting; Colitis Dec 06 (also have IBS); Currently in remission
Figuring out how to reduce a flare or get into remission is a trial and error experience. Don't expect your GI to have all the answers. He was trained in making diagnoses, prescribing medications, and surgically removing the colon. He was not trained in alternative treatments. That's why they are called alternative treatments.
Lexapro (for stress), Probiotics and Vitamins, Anti-inflammatory foods, No pro-inflammatory foods when flaring, No HFCS, No foods high in fructose, No artificial sweeteners -- Fecal transplantation worked, Prednisone stopped working, Colazal stopped working, Asacol stopped working
Post Edited (subdued) : 6/18/2009 3:17:44 PM (GMT-6)