The medical world is exploring all the realms of knowledge to find new ways and means to alleviate the sufferings of people. New discoveries are coming out everyday assuring people reduce their pain by making use of various methods.
Magnet has been an attraction of many since it reduces chronic pain. Although magnetic treatment has long been viewed by the medical community with some degree of skepticism, modern researchers assure that it can be used to reduce chronic pain in the body.
Many of the modern alternative therapists assure that magnetic therapy can reduce chronic pains and can replace the dangerous antidepressants. Nowadays, we can see many people wearing magnetic amulets and other devices to find a relief from their chronic pain.
Modern researches in magnetic therapy
The treatment called NeuroStar TMS Therapy uses magnetic pulses beamed through the skull to activate the brain in reducing pain. Magnetic pulses trigger small electrical charges that can activate the brain cells.
How does magnetic therapy work?
Magnet functions with its basic theory of attraction. North and south poles attract each other whereas similar poles repel. Every physical and mental function of the body is controlled by electromagnetic fields produced by the movement of electro-chemicals (ions) within the body. When an injury damages a tissue, positively charged ions move to the affected area, causing pain and swelling.
Magnet reduces the pain by restoring the magnetic field in order. It stimulates blood circulation by activating the iron particles in the blood. Hemoglobin in blood contains iron asits primary element. The magnet activates the iron content in the blood.
The magnet used in ancient days
The magnet was used for therapeutic purposes from ancient days. There are evidences which show that many cultures, including the ancient Chinese, Greeks and Egyptians, were using magnets to relieve their pain and other symptoms of pain. Magnets used in modern days are smaller and stronger than the magnets used in olden days. Application of magnetic products is also easier and more practical today.
Magnet therapy is more reliable
Magnetic therapy is used effectively is cases of discomfort due to joint and muscle pain, inflammation, and stiffness. It is an excellent choice for everyone since it does not have the side effects created by some pain-relievers.