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15 Apr 2004

DMSO "Miracle Drug"
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Eighteen months ago a came across DMSO, and have used it for arthritis, bursitis, acute musculoskeletal trauma, scleroderma and urogenital disorders, with unbelievable success! We have no doubt what so ever that DMSO deserves to be called the 21st century miracle drug. It's a natural byproduct of paper pulp, and have been used for over 40 years already, building a record of success that speakes for itself! Because DMSO can be used for many different ailments and trauma injuries, and different treatment protocols are used, we decided to open a treatment center. We need all the support we can get, financially and proffesionaly. Phone Jackie (016) 421-1409 cell 072 506 8544/555
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naturopath

01 Jan 0001

This substance should only be used under the guidance of a doctor familiar with its use.
Doctors do not easily recommend the use of DMSO due to concerns about safety and efficacy.
The potential for contamination exists in some DMSO products that have been designed for industrial uses.
DMSO is mostly used topically and is rapidly absorbed through intact skin, because of the solvent properties of DMSO contaminants can be absorbed through the skin and transported into the bloodstream. Anything on the skin will also be absorbed along with the DMSO, therefore the area of skin (and the hands applying DMSO) must be cleaned beforehand. Only highly purified, properly diluted DMSO should be used and the skin site and applying hand should be thoroughly cleaned before application.
There are there some side effects or interactions:
DMSO frequently causes a garlic-like body odor and taste in the mouth.
Other reported side effects include headache, sensitivity to light, visual disturbances and stomach upset.
Skin irritation and burning can develop at the site where DMSO is applied topically, especially if it is improperly diluted DMSO.
(Dr Chase Webber ND)
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