Posts tagged Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine, irks me. Complimentary medicine I have no problems with whatsoever, but I find it very difficult to accept those who shun accepted medical practices in favour of solely alternative therapies. Homeopathy particularly. So the folks over at Homeopathy 1023 are trying to show the lack of efficacy of homeopathic treatments by encouraging a deliberate mass overdose of a homeopathic treatment.
The new BTS Asthma guidelines review the evidence for alternative therapies, eventually concluding that there is no evidence to support any homeopathic treatment in asthma, along with dietary supplements, electrolyte supplements, ionisers, buteyko technique….
“Do you know what they call alternative medicine that’s been proven to work…..? Medicine” – Tim Minchin, “Storm”.
Not strictly safe for work this next video, but if you have 9 minutes to listen to a beat poem….