We may have read about it or seen the numerous advertisements for magnetic products. There are different anecdotal claims that magnet therapy could reduce chronic pains. There are several studies conducted to figure out the effects or benefits of magnetic therapy. Magnet therapy can help those who are suffering from arthritis. Injuries, pain and inflammation can be a cause of electromagnetic induction. The intention is to regularize or return the body to its balanced condition. Aside from using a tape or bandage to keep the magnet in place, there are also magnetic products which can be used daily, like shoe insoles, head inserts, mattress, and magnetic jewelries like bracelet, necklaces, rings, and earrings. Additionally, some practitioners believe that the north side of the magnet calms a person while the south end stimulates. From a scientific view, however, there seems to be no differences between the two poles as to their effects on body tissues. Placements Another consensus is that the magnet should be as close as possible to the affected body part. It can relax the capillary walls increasing the blood flow to a certain area. This means more oxygen and nutrients are flowing into an area of pain which helps in the healing process. The magnets are also known to help prevent muscle stiffness and muscle spasms. And finally, the magnetic field can go to the cellular level and helps prevent pain from ending up to the brain. There are some people who claimed that the therapy could even cure insomnia. 10. Magnetic therapy can increase energy levels. 11. Aside from pain relief, magnet therapy are also anti-inflammatory, anti-ageing, and helps the injury to heal faster. There are several magnetic products that patients could easily wear to fit the injured areas. There is growing popularity in the use of magnet therapy in such countries as Australia, Russia, Germany and many other European countries. Lately, western medicine had used magnetic energy for diagnosis with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and as an alternative method of accelerating the healing of bone fractures.