Assessment of the Ability of Ionic Foot Bath (IonCleanse®) to Remove Heavy Metals Through the Feet and Its Potential Impact on Body Burden of Heavy Metals
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01125592|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 18, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 15, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Healthy||Device: IonCLeanse Footbath||Early Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||6 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Assessment of the Ability of Ionic Foot Bath (IonCleanse®) to Remove Heavy Metals Through the Feet and Its Potential Impact on Body Burden of Heavy Metals|
|Study Start Date :||May 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2010|
Participants in this arm of the study will receive 4 30 minutes ionic footbath sessions, one each week for 4 weeks.
Device: IonCLeanse Footbath
Application of an ionic footbath for 30 minutes per week for 4 weeks
Other Name: IonCleanse SOLO machine manufactured by A Major Difference
- Change in heavy metal content in the water after a 30 minute IonCleanse footbath [ Time Frame: 4 sessions, May 26 to June 17 2010 ]
The footbath water will be assessed after each footbath session for each participant via a drinking water assessment performed by an accredited lab.
Screening for heavy metals will be done via a 24 urine collection and Urine Toxic Metals assessment four times during the study - baseline, during 2nd and 4th footbath sessions and then at the 3 month mark post baseline.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01125592
|Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M2K 1E2|