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    I recommend medicalgrade stainless steel because I never met any pores on its surface in long-termand intense usage in hospital. Food-grade had also pores on very long andintense term usage. I think that food-grade stainless steel is acceptable forpersonal usage because it is much more durable than aluminum. I may recommendusing forks and spoons in the kitchen as electrodes for iontophoresistreatment. I do not understand why some medical device companies continue towork with aluminum electrodes. Probably, aluminum is cheaper and metalprocessing is easier than stainless steel. Alternatively, the aluminum platesthat they use may be a different kind of aluminum alloy, which is more durableto acidic or alkali reactions as airplane wings and body. Otherwise, there is aserious risk in long-te...

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    I recommend medicalgrade stainless steel because I never met any pores on its surface in long-termand intense usage in hospital. Food-grade had also pores on very long andintense term usage. I think that food-grade stainless steel is acceptable forpersonal usage because it is much more durable than aluminum. I may recommendusing forks and spoons in the kitchen as electrodes for iontophoresistreatment. I do not understand why some medical device companies continue towork with aluminum electrodes. Probably, aluminum is cheaper and metalprocessing is easier than stainless steel. Alternatively, the aluminum platesthat they use may be a different kind of aluminum alloy, which is more durableto acidic or alkali reactions as airplane wings and body. Otherwise, there is aserious risk in long-term usage. Because it is the electric current, that pullsoff aluminum atoms from the surface to water, then the resulting ions pushingto the sweat glands. Or, there is a point missing in regulations that never consideredbefore. Finally, I think that there is a serious risk due to aluminumaccumulation, if it was used as an electrode on an iontophoresis device andthis risk may appear years and years later in the nervous system as apathology.

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  • Stop Sweaty Hands and Feet With Sweat Fighter!

    Aluminum is a soft metal, which is not resistant to acid or alkali. Current through water will electrolyze water to hydrogen and oxygen that may also cause alkalic or acidic surfaces on both electrodes and sweat glands of the skin. After some time, there will be microscopic pores on aluminum surfaces because of electric current flow. That means aluminum surface was eroded and the aluminum gone to the other electrode surface (cathode) through some physicochemical reactions. The skin surface so the sweat glands are act as a cathode electrode surface on anode aluminum electrode. Aluminum is the only metal that the body does not have even rare amounts as other metals. Aluminum is also a well-known toxic metal especially to nervous system (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26922890). By th...

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    Aluminum is a soft metal, which is not resistant to acid or alkali. Current through water will electrolyze water to hydrogen and oxygen that may also cause alkalic or acidic surfaces on both electrodes and sweat glands of the skin. After some time, there will be microscopic pores on aluminum surfaces because of electric current flow. That means aluminum surface was eroded and the aluminum gone to the other electrode surface (cathode) through some physicochemical reactions. The skin surface so the sweat glands are act as a cathode electrode surface on anode aluminum electrode. Aluminum is the only metal that the body does not have even rare amounts as other metals. Aluminum is also a well-known toxic metal especially to nervous system (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26922890). By the help of electric currents, you are forcing aluminum to enter the body more than its usual exposure regime, if it is an electrode. Best and safe method of should be medical grade stainless steel (316 or 318t) because they ae more and more durable to acid or alkali. According to my experience, they do not have any microscopic pores if we were use years and years continuously. The only problem with these medical grade stainless steel electrodes is the collection of water lime on one electrode surface while the other is shiny. I never recommend aluminum electrodes for hyperhidrosis treatment, as there is a serious risk in long-term usage.

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