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maybe they do but some so-called conventional medicines also have placebo effects.

the point is that in general homeopathy is an alternative to conventional medicine and are not intended to act like placebos
placebos DO NOT act...
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:28
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

you mean like acupuncture which is very effective and paid for by health insurance yet the processes or effects cannot be peer reviewed on a scientific level?
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:30
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you mean like acupuncture which is very effective and paid for by health insurance yet the processes or effects cannot be peer reviewed on a scientific level?
At least with acupuncture something is happening, you know, getting stuck with pins... if we were to blend acupuncture with homeopathy the needles would be made of air .
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:31
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you mean like acupuncture which is very effective and paid for by health insurance yet the processes or effects cannot be peer reviewed on a scientific level?
ehem...accupunture is a type of alternative medicine, homeopathy is a type of alternative medicine, but accupunture IS NOT the same as homeopathy, as my accupunturist has never asked me to drink pee
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:34
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ehem...accupunture is a type of alternative medicine, homeopathy is a type of alternative medicine, but accupunture IS NOT the same as homeopathy, as my accupunturist has never asked me to drink pee
You're obviously going to the wrong acupuncturist then
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:38
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ehem...accupunture is a type of alternative medicine, homeopathy is a type of alternative medicine, but accupunture IS NOT the same as homeopathy, as my accupunturist has never asked me to drink pee
Do all homeopathic practitioners advocate drinking your own pee? You don't have to follow their advice
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:40
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At least with acupuncture something is happening, you know, getting stuck with pins... if we were to blend acupuncture with homeopathy the needles would be made of air .
but how do you know for sure that in all cases homeopathy doesn't work?
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:42
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Do all homeopathic practitioners advocate drinking your own pee? You don't have to follow their advice
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but how do you know for sure that in all cases homeopathy doesn't work?
Cause its water.
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:46
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if you think you're so smart (and sarcastic) why don't you try to address my point about acupunture and the lack of scientific peer review confirming its process and effects.
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:48
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if you think you're so smart (and sarcastic) why don't you try to address my point about acupunture and the lack of scientific peer review confirming its process and effects.
Oh I do not THINk I am smart, I know it Hence I do not need to prove it...And we are not discussing accupunture here, FFS we are not discussing anything. Watch video, smile go on with your life
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

Now, where do I begin...
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placebos DO NOT act...
Placebo Domingo did.
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Now, where do I begin...
by watching the video?
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:50
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Oh I do not THINk I am smart, I know it Hence I do not need to prove it...And we are not discussing accupunture here, FFS we are not discussing anything. Watch video, smile go on with your life
how convenient.
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:52
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

My chiropractor uses homeopathics as part of his treatments. He has a technique of testing muscle strength to figure out what your body needs. The muscles will go strong/weak when I take different homeopathics to see what the issue is. I do not get to see what he's giving me (I just get a little test of the mixture). And, I feel a significant difference in muscle strength.

Also, I took a homeopathic mixture from a naturpath a few years ago. At the time I was having chronic nose bleeds. The blend she gave me was to help with some issues with my gall bladder, but it stopped my nosebleeds. I went back a couple weeks later and she asked a lot of questions and then asked about my nose bleeds. They had stopped and I hadn't really noticed. She mentioned that was a side effect of the homeopathics she gave me. It was not something told to me ahead of time, so it was not a placebo affect. Since then, I hardly ever have issues (which is huge since i was having 2-3 large ones a week at the time).

There will always be different views on medications and medical options. I believe there is a time and place for everything. If something that cannot harm you helps, then why not try it before taking a really powerful substance that has a large list of bad side effects that can cause even more issues?

Funny. On a side note, while typing this there were 2 commercials from law agencies trying to get people to sign up if they of their babies were injured by a prescription medication they had taken. :-/

Edit - I have to admit the video was quite funny and interesting. I just don't agree it's completely related to homeopathy
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:56
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

That video has nothing to do with Homeopathy.

Mods , Troll alert. Close the thread. Oh hang on a minute, a Mod is already posting here. I feel better already. Must be the Placebo affect. Mods and Placebo's quite harmless really, but in effect , quite powerful. I believe a mod will reply to this, wait and see. Placebo Mods. 2 better than one ?
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Old 19.08.2011, 16:59
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The sleight of

Isn't it amazing how quickly "homeopathy" threads get turned into "alternative medicine" threads?


Isn't it even more amazing that it's always the pro-homeopathetics who do it?
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That video has nothing to do with Homeopathy.

Much as homeopathy has nothing to do with medicine really.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:02
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Much as homeopathy has nothing to do with medicine really.
and...thank you
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