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Cristina Cuomo defends taking a coronavirus bleach bath

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"A) They are mainly politically motivated journalists," continued Cristina. "And B), it's all about bait, click."

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "While the CDC does not recommend people with COVID -19 take bleach baths , it's true that some places like that Mayo ClinicIt has been found that small amounts of bleach added to the water can help relieve symptoms of some inflammatory skin conditions. But it won't cure a virus and doctors have warned people not to take Clorox baths. Cristina's “energy medicine doctor” suggested trying the bath to oxygenate her skin and reduce inflammation. "Data-reactid =" 43 "> While the CDC doesn't recommend people with COVID-19 take bleach baths, it is true that some places, like the Mayo Clinic, have found small amounts of bleach added to the water added to relieve symptoms of some inflammatory skin conditions. But it won't cure a virus, and doctors have warned people not to take Clorox baths. Doctor suggested she try the bath to oxygenate her skin take care of and relieve inflammation.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "" After (the) recommended 20 minutes, my skin was a little red (I didn't dip my shoulders, neck or head) and I felt relaxed and tired, ”said Cristina wrote on the purist. “I rinsed myself off with a cool shower. I did not experience any negative side effects. I found it soothing to my skin. “" Data-reactid = "44"> "After (the) recommended 20 minutes, my skin was a little reddened (I didn't dip my shoulders, neck or head) and I felt relaxed and tired," wrote Cristina about the purist. " I rinsed off with a cool shower. I didn't have any negative side effects. I found it soothing to my skin. "

When asked what Chris thought of her adventures in the wellness area, Christina laughed: "I don't know, you have to ask him!" She added, "I would say he believes in the things he thinks are effective."

Chris answered this question by email – without actually answering the question.

"Cristina is innocent," he replied. “That's very rare these days. It has no hidden agenda. She doesn't play people. What she most often wants is to help people be healthier. better way of life; happier children, happier spirits. And she wants the kids and I to feel more loved and supported. And we do. "

As life has changed since contracting the virus, Cristina shared that people usually react in two ways.

"There are two schools of thought. The first is, OK, you had coronavirus. You're the most popular person in the room," she explained. "But then there are the people who don't really understand what's going on. To her it is a scarlet letter. Oh you got the virus Stay away from me I was not expecting that. "

After her recovery, Cristina said she tested positive, then negative, and then positive again for COVID-19 antibodies. It is not yet known what this means in terms of immunity at all.

"Nobody really knows anything," added Cristina.

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