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Re: [IP] Soaking feet

In a message dated 6/20/00 8:42:36 AM US Eastern Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

<< On the Today Show (Tues.) a podiatrist was recommending soaking feet in 1/2
 cup of Epsom Salts. Fifty years ago I was warned DMers should not soak feet
 in Epsom Salts. Does anyone know if that is still true today? >>

Yes, that's still true today. Epsom salts are caustic and can burn your feet. 
If you have impaired sensation in your feet, they can be burned very severely 
without your knowledge.

Jan (and Elvis)
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