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What are the benefits of wearing metallic bracelets?

What are Metallic bracelets?

Metallic and magnetic bracelets have been around for hundreds of years, magnets have been used for their healing properties for decades. Magnetism was first discovered in 600 bc, the healing powers of magnets were said to have enthused Cleopatra but it’s true understanding and potential was only realised in the twentieth century. Magnetic jewellery and magnetic bracelets help with lots of ailments and over the years we have done a lot of research on their importance and their benefits.

7 benefits of wearing metallic bracelets

  1. People believe that Magnetic bracelets can help reduce the pain of arthritis; there has been a vast amount of research into the health benefits which magnetic bracelets bring. One of the key benefits of wearing a magnetic bracelet include reducing the pain of osteoarthritis – a recent article in the British Medical Journal advised “Wearing a magnetic bracelet could reduce the pain arising from osteoarthritis of the hip and knee.” This research is evidence that magnetic bracelets can help reduce the pain from arthritis in many parts of the body.
  2. The health benefits associated with magnetic bracelets have been discussed for thousands of years and used by many different cultures such as the Chinese and Egyptians. The Chinese believe magnetic bracelets allow the “qi,” or the body’s natural energy paths, to open and flow freely, which in turn promotes health.
  3. Magnetic bracelets are affordable. Unlike some jewellery, magnetic bracelets are considered to be very affordable which means it’s a great way to buy jewellery without breaking the bank.
  4. Magnetic bracelets are also believed to promote peaceful sleep; this is simply because magnets are believed to influence the production of the hormone melatonin in the body which helps us know when to sleep and when to wake up.
  5. Magnetic bracelets are believed to help the body to produce endorphins – these are the bodies natural “feel good” chemical. As a consequence, this means magnetic bracelets also help to reduce anxiety & stress and ultimately make you more happy.
  6. Magnetic bracelets are believed to help to improve blood flow which in turn helps to reduce inflammation, lactic acid, calcium deposits as well as other dangerous toxins in the body.
  7. Magnetic bracelets are believed to help to heal damaged nervous tissue and bones due to the magnets’ ability to accelerate the migration of calcium ions.

Expert opinion is that magnets pose little harm—although pregnant women and people who wear pacemakers, implanted defibrillators, insulin pumps and medication patches should avoid them.

What metals are used in health bracelets?

Copper bracelets: A trace mineral found in minute quantities in the body, copper plays a role in the cardiovascular, nervous and skeletal systems and in the body's ability to repair tissue.

How it works

It is thought that the gentle magnetic flux polarises the blood as it flows past, enabling oxygen to be carried around the body and toxins removed more freely. 

Titanium: It's been used for years in artificial joints because of its light weight and durability, but the current popularity of titanium-coated nylon necklaces among pro athletes is a little harder to explain.

Gold: The ancient Egyptians thought that ingesting powdered gold would bring them immortality. Since the 18th century, doctors have used injections of gold salts to treat autoimmune disorders like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. But side effects were severe and as new rheumatoid arthritis treatments have been developed, gold salts have fallen out of favor in recent years.

How often should you wear metal bracelets?

According to people who see health benefits, the best way to do this is either to wear the bracelet all day as you are out and about, or all night while you sleep.

Are metal bracelets a placebo?

Placebo or not, there are many references of metalic bracelets having a positive affect aginst pain and in The British Medical Journal, an article noted: "After 12 weeks of wearing the bracelets, all three groups reported less pain and the two groups with the magnetic bracelets reported less pain than the placebo group"

For a relatively low cost, it could be something you try to use and alleviate that ongoing pain.