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Author Topic: Copper bracelet do they work  (Read 3026 times)

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Offline skycee

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Copper bracelet do they work
« on: December 28, 2012, 12:19:16 PM »
I woke up this morning with pains here and there and had it for most part of the day and I kept saying to myself hope all is well within.

Out of boredom I went to a pharmacy store just looking around and I came across a copper brackets, that supposedly helps with reliving pains in joints and bones, arthritis and sports pain. I almost bought it buh on a second thought decided to ask the house if anyone has used a copper bracelet and if it does help in alleviating pain?
Infected September's 2012
Seroconverted October 2012
Elisa test- indeterminate 20th November. 2012
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Offline pozniceguy

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2012, 12:28:24 PM »
I  tried  one and it  turned my wrist green  but didnt seem to have any effect on the  joint pains

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Offline Iggy

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2012, 02:58:44 PM »
My father tried one and swore by it.  Of course, he also swore by a quart of vodka a day and never took his arthritis meds which may negate the value of his endorsement.

I just did a quick search and found this which may be of interest.  It's from a site called Daily Dose of Common Sense and it cites a study by the NHS in the UK so I would give it some credit.  Basically they claim there is no benefit.

http://www.dailydoseofcommonsense.com/2009/10/27/copper-arthritis-curing-bracelets/

BTW - are you asking solely for arthritis or is your question in relation to copper bracelets and HIV? 
« Last Edit: December 28, 2012, 06:01:47 PM by Iggy »

Offline skycee

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2012, 03:44:36 PM »
Thanks for the response peeps.

@ iggy, to clarify what I'm asking is if it wld help with the bone and joint pains we feel, since it is claimed to help for other forms of pain.
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Offline anniebc

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2012, 03:57:38 PM »
My husband tried one, it didn't make a blind bit of difference, I'd spend my money on better things if I were you.

Jan
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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2012, 05:14:19 PM »
I wear a Copper chain bracelet, I cant say its helped too much if at all. But...I keep wearing it .

I find a daily aspirin helps with my joint pain.

-Will
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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2012, 05:32:08 PM »
The idea of a copper bracelet treating bone and joint pain is a huge scam.  Unless you like the jewelry effect you should search elsewhere, like your doctor if the pain is unsettling.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline bocker3

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2012, 05:51:27 PM »
Really -- if it were this simple to control joint pain, I think we would all KNOW that it works. 

To me....  this falls under the old adage:
 
"if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is"

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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2012, 06:00:24 PM »
Really -- if it were this simple to control joint pain, I think we would all KNOW that it works. 

To me....  this falls under the old adage:
 
"if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is"

M

But Mike, the late night TV commercial says it works ???
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Offline mitch777

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #9 on: December 28, 2012, 06:18:09 PM »
i would suggest CoQ10 for joint pain.
it is also good for the heart.
31 years hiv+ (oct. 2013) with a curtsy.

Offline skycee

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #10 on: December 28, 2012, 10:03:28 PM »
Thanks guys for all your response. i actually bought a box of aspirin after admiring the copper band. :P

I wear a Copper chain bracelet, I cant say its helped too much if at all. But...I keep wearing it .

I find a daily aspirin helps with my joint pain.

-Will


Does one still feel the joint pain while on medication?
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Offline wolfter

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2012, 11:35:25 PM »
Some of them were quite stylish a while back.  I wore one and it helped with nothing except my over-rated stylish opinion of myself. ;D

White Zin has delivered me from AIDS, liver failure, joint pain and depression.  I can not provide proven links, but it's enough situational data for me.

Hope you get some relief soon.

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2012, 05:37:24 AM »
Does one still feel the joint pain while on medication?

I believe this would depend on what is actually wrong wtih the joints and the extent of the damage, or disease.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline skycee

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #13 on: December 29, 2012, 01:32:16 PM »

White Zin has delivered me from AIDS, liver failure, joint pain and depression.  I can not provide proven links, but it's enough situational data for me.

Hope you get some relief soon.

Wolfie

Hey wolf,  can you shed more light on how zin(zinc I presumed) saved you from all you listed
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Offline Dachshund

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #14 on: December 29, 2012, 01:38:10 PM »
Hey wolf,  can you shed more light on how zin(zinc I presumed) saved you from all you listed

He was making a joke. White zin is a cheap wine that for some unknown reason people drink. Usually old ladies.

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #15 on: December 29, 2012, 03:38:11 PM »
He was making a joke. White zin is a cheap wine that for some unknown reason people drink. Usually old ladies.

EXCUSE ME!!! I can honestly say Mr Dachs I have never touched the stuff.. ;)

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Offline WillyWump

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #16 on: December 29, 2012, 04:14:52 PM »
White zin is a cheap wine that for some unknown reason people drink.

It's one step above Boones Farm Tinkle Pink ;)
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Offline wolfter

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #17 on: December 29, 2012, 08:28:13 PM »
I may be a lady, but certainly not an old one. :o
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Offline skycee

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2012, 05:33:50 AM »
He was making a joke. White zin is a cheap wine that for some unknown reason people drink. Usually old ladies.

Lol my bad.
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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2012, 10:06:40 AM »
I may be a lady, but certainly not an old one. :o

You ain't no spring chicken either! ;D
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Offline wolfter

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2012, 05:21:03 PM »
You ain't no spring chicken either! ;D

Not quite an old crow either.  Besides, I've aged nicely like an expensive wine.  Probably about time to unpop that cork? ;D

Sorry Skycee for going off topic. 
Complacency is the enemy.  ;)  Challenge yourself daily for maximum  return on investment.

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #21 on: December 31, 2012, 01:03:25 AM »
It's okay wolf.....it gives me joy that against all odds, we still find humor in our present situation.....it gives me great joy and reassures me that it ain't over yet.

Thanks y'all for the response
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Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Copper bracelet do they work
« Reply #22 on: December 31, 2012, 04:25:19 AM »
Do copper bracelets work?

Yes, they do.

If you see someone wearing a copper bracelet you can be certain he or she is a complete and utter fuckwit.

Be sure to offer to sell him or her a bridge.

MtD

 


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