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24 Sep 2007

'Detox patches'
I would like to help my system 'detox'.
I have heard of 'Detox patches' from Fountainhead that are put on the soles of the feet.
Do you know of them? Do they work?
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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Detox Patches
I have not personally heard about these 'Detox patches' and it is really not necessary to use harsh detoxifications which can do more harm than good. Click on 'Diet' at the top of this page and search for the article "DETOX DIETS - DO THEY WORK OR ARE THEY HARMFUL?" which I wrote earlier this year. I would NOT take laxatives and/or diuretics (which these patches may contain) or use practices like colon irrigation as they can disturb the normal function of the bowel, cause dehydration and nutrient imbalances. Rather use a good probiotic and a diet rich in dietary fibre to ensure regularity, then you won't need to detox.
Best regards
DietDoc
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