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Old 19.08.2011, 17:03
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

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in the interest of not going off topic Ill shut up now
I'll follow your example :-)
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:04
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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?
Not really, homeopathy is an alternative medicine and like most others cannot be scientifically "proven" even if it can cure the patient
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

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Placebo Domingo did.
Best thing I've heard all day.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:17
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Not really, homeopathy is an alternative medicine and like most others cannot be scientifically "proven" even if it can cure the patient
Ah yet more .

FYI even if you can't scientifically prove how something works (or not in this case) you can certainly scientifically measure the effects. Big fail for homeipathy here I'm afraid. There's a whole giant thread on this subject somewhere in here...don't make us debate it all again.

OTOH some (certainly not all) alternative medicines can be scientifically proven to work.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:19
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

if homeopathy works for some people and they say it works for them then why would you contradict this?
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:20
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if homeopathy works for some people and they say it works for them then why would you contradict this?
Because they didn't have a condition that needed treatment in the first place.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:21
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Because they didn't have a condition that needed treatment in the first place.
wow! that's some allegation!
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:25
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

I thought that the Swiss government had said that certain types of alternative medicine would not be available through health care for a three (?) year period so that they could get a decent statistical sampling under controlled circumstances to see what actually worked.

Until then perhaps we can get a mod to close this thread to pre-emptivley stop a flame war delveloping...lol.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:27
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

I don't take any alternative medicines but if someone says they are cured by them and they make them feel better then that's good enough for me.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:29
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Not really, homeopathy is an alternative medicine and like most others cannot be scientifically "proven" even if it can cure the patient
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:31
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

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I don't take any alternative medicines but if someone says they are cured by them and they make them feel better then that's good enough for me.
Do you feel the same about TV evangeliststhat take large donations for faith healing?
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:32
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Do you feel the same about TV evangeliststhat take large donations for faith healing?
I don't know, isthat homeopathy?

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Old 19.08.2011, 17:34
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

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I don't know, isthat homeopathy?
it's the same area of business.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:36
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

Don't know though, maybe safer than popping betablockers?
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:37
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it's the same area of business.

Hallelujah!
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Don't know though, maybe safer than popping betablockers?
not so sure about that :-)
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:42
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

This has to be the funniest thread I've read all day, and I haven't even watched the video!

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if homeopathy works for some people and they say it works for them then why would you contradict this?
If some people say homeopathy works for them then that's the placebo effect. But they could have saved themselves some money and just prayed.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:44
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This has to be the funniest thread I've read all day, and I haven't even watched the video!



If some people say homeopathy works for them then that's the placebo effect. But they could have saved themselves some money and just prayed.

instead of being preyed upon.

Sorry, couldn't resist the urge to add more meaningless nonsense to this otherwise erudite thread.
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Re: The medical advantages of homeopathy

Worth doing a bit of reading around this, honest. Are you getting yours on prescription?

MC may know about those as they are often used by musician for performance anxiety. Homeopathy is safe as it has no effect, BB on the other hand can have very serious side effects for some- so not to be taken without god advice from a Doctor.
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Old 19.08.2011, 17:47
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god advice from a Doctor.
Not going to fix that for you because it is a perfect Freudian slip for this thread!!!
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