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14 Jan 2008

Vibrating Machine
I refer to the Vibrating Slimming Machines that has taken the world by storm!!

I would just really like to know how good this machine actually is for your health. Does it not damage your organs by being shaken around so viciously? I want to get myself a crazy fit massage because I know a woman who was huge and she used it and lost a lot of weight. But I've heard stories about it causing problems like blood clots and damaging your kydneys. Any adivice??

Kind Regards
Juanita
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cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Juanita
There are not many academic articles on this. What I can tell you is that people that work with vibrating machines do get vascular problems (like road workers) One or two articles that I found say that it does really help with increasing athletes' performance so I think it depends on the rate of vibration. Maybe you should just talk to the fitness expert on the health 24 website too? At this point in time I do not have enough information to be able to tell you that this is really safe.
Dr Bets
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