Subject: mechanism of magnesium sulfate in a bath for sore muscles
Date: Wed May 2 13:05:43 2001
Posted by holly
Grade level: teacher/prof
School: Salt Lake Community College
City: Salt Lake City State/Province: UT
Country: No country entered.
Area of science: Medicine
Epsom Salts (magnesium sulfate) is sometimes recommended for use in a warm bath
for sore muscles. Is there some mechanism whereby this works? Or is it just an
old wive's tale, and the action is in the warmth of the water?
A biochemistry professor with inquisitive students
Re: mechanism of magnesium sulfate in a bath for sore muscles
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