Michael Faraday

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the English physicist and chemist who discovered electromagnetic induction (1791-1867)


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Working on the principles of Faradism, the Faradic wave is an alternating current which means the current can contract the muscle and then relax it.
Between the quoted price of the treatment and some pretty troubling references in the Steiner of London brochure to "electrodes using faradism and galvanism," I opt to forfeit this bit of managed pampering.
2) Galvanism and faradism became the mainstay of therapies for some of the most prevalent 'nervous' conditions known in the 19th century, including hysteria, neurasthenia and hypochondria, and a number of electrical consumer products were developed to 'recharge' people's ailing constitutions.