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Detox Patches

Postby hazelinos » Tue May 01, 2007 5:53 pm

hi there i'm a newbie to the forum and have primary lymphedema in my right arm and leg.i have regular meetings with a homeopath which have so far been helping with general fatigue and the like.also i haven't been on antibiotics in about 2 months so thats a bonus.
i have recently heard about the detox patches which specify that they can help with the lymphatic system.
just wondering if anyone's tried them or would they do any damage??

thanks
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Postby patoco » Tue May 01, 2007 7:40 pm

Hi Hazelinos :)

Welcome to our family here :!:

The problem with so many of the homeopathic treatments is that they just don't have clnical evidence to back up their claims, so I don't use them.

Some of them like the lymph detox combinations can be downright dangerous with substances that have been shown to be damaging to the liver and/or kidney's.

Those of us with primary lymphedema are missing parts of or have a malformed lymph system (I'm missing key inguinal nodes) so unless there is something that can grow new nodes or lymphatics, I'm afraid there just isn't anyway I can see that these things would help.

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