Is grounding / earthing for real?

No, its fake. Its mostly made up nonsense.

The idea behind grounding, or earthing, is that by connecting the body to the Earth’s surface, it is possible to absorb negatively charged electrons, which can reduce inflammation, pain, and other health problems. However, there is limited scientific evidence to support the claims that grounding is effective for treating health problems.

Some studies have suggested that grounding may have a beneficial effect on inflammation and immune function, as well as on sleep, heart rate variability, and cortisol levels. However, many of these studies have limitations, such as small sample sizes or lack of controls, and the results are not always consistent.

While there is some evidence to suggest that grounding may have some health benefits, more research is needed to fully understand the potential mechanisms and benefits of this practice. It is also important to note that grounding should not be used as a substitute for medical treatment, and individuals with health problems should always consult with their healthcare providers before trying any new therapies or treatments.

Resources for: Is grounding / earthing for real?

From ScienceBlogs: “Earthing” Is a Bunch of Crap

From Skeptic: Bogus Claims About Grounding Your Feet to Earth Promote Medical Pseudoscience

From Skeptoid: All About Grounding

From PodiaPaedia: Grounding

From RRJ: Grounding: Going barefoot to prevent cardiovascular disease!

From Podiatry Arena: Earthing (grounding) the human body reduces blood viscosity-a major factor in cardiovascular disease

From Skeptic Blog: Are You a Grounded Person?

From Its a Foot: ‘Grounding’ or ‘Earthing’ is still bollocks

Please note:

If you have any actual published peer reviewed science that grounding or earthing does actually work and that evidence stacks up to scrutiny, please please contact us and it will be added above.

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