When you are experiencing health problems, especially serious life threatening
ones, you may be willing to look outside of modern medicine and into more traditional or alternative methods to find a solution, treatment, or cure. While there are some legitimate alternative methods that have prove beneficial, there are ten times as many that prove to be nothing more than someone’s idea to make money off the desperation of others. There are some like the miracle mineral supplement
that states that it can get rid of pathogens. This is because it is a mixture of
distilled water and 28% sodium chlorite. Essentially, the substance is distilled industrial strength bleach prior to activation.
The active component within the MMS supplement is called chlorine dioxide, & you can read more about it
It is marketed as a way to deal with HIV, Malaria, H1N1, acne, cancer,
hepatitis and even common colds. However, there are no
clinical trials. It is sometimes marketed as a purification product for water; this is to bypass medical
regulations. The Miracle mineral supplement requires activation through mixing or ingesting it with citric or other food based acids. When it combines, it forms chlorine dioxide, a combination used to treat water and in bleaching. The maximum level set by the US EPA for this substance in water is 0.8 mg/L. Miracle Mineral supplement doses exceed this amount. The main component in this MMS supplement, sodium chlorite, is toxic and is known to cause acute renal failure. A single gram of the substance can cause vomiting, life threatening hemolysis for those lacking in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase and nausea. The substance has actually been banned from some countries including Canada due to causing life-threatening conditions.