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How do positive ions affect health?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Your body’s cells naturally contain a negative charge. Meanwhile, irritating elements in the environment -- dust, microbes, and pet dander, for example -- tend to have a positive charge. Like a magnet, opposites attract, and your body literally pulls these irritating elements in toward itself, causing harm. Additionally, some researchers believe it’s not only the positively charged dander and dust that are harmful, but the positive ions themselves that damage the body. And here’s the potentially scary thing: Common household and workplace objects like cell phones and computers constantly emit positive ions.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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