epsom salts (magnesium) baths

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SOme of you may be interested, so Just sharing FYI

ive been having magnesium baths for a while (epsom salts). I do get anxiety and not only do the baths calm me, it really helps with a good night sleep, aching muscles but the next morning helps with going to the loo too!

it is thought to be a natural detox too, help rid of toxins from your body (deodrant chemicals etc)

I buy a 25kg bag as its significantly cheaper but you can get smaller bags just to try.

i have 3 a week and add about 300-400g per bath and submerge as much of my body as i can for at least 20mins.

magnesium is a natural mineral which our body needs. You can make a drink with it apparently which is a VERY effective laxative (I havent done this)

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    Hi, Drinking Epson salts does not sound appealing but bathing in them does. I have struggled with going to the loo since g started orlistat but I just put it down to my food intake being dramatically reduced therefore less waste? g don't really like taking laxatives so I will try the magnesium. Thank you for your post  Xx
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    This is so weird i was going to mention these on my blog last week.

    I started having Epsom Salts in my baths (about 2 weeks ago)

    I got mine from the chemist £1.39 for a tub i didn't want to spend a lot incase it didn't work but they really do work.

    I bought them as i suffer with upper back pain and it really relaxes the muscles. But i have noticed they seem to make my stomach gurgle bad.

    I have digestive issues so would never take it as a laxative.

    but they are very relaxing


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    Hi :-)

    I use Epson salts in the bath too! very effective and very cheap too!

    As for drinking it?? Mmmm dont know that I would fancy that to be honest eek

    Daisy x



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    So on getting my prescription tonight I saw someone with a tub of salts which reminded me so I bought one - how much should i add to a bath? 

    Hoping this will help me "go" a little more x

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    Derr would help if I reread your msg lol. Just seen 3-400g. Lol x
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    Oh enjoy the most relaxing bath ever, if you read this in time take a pint of water with you so you dont dehydrate.

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