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Something i am wondering
Posted: 06 November 2017 12:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Advocatus - 23 October 2017 06:45 AM
batman lover - 22 October 2017 09:41 AM

Is self-hypnosis a good form of alternative medicine?Or is it all the placebo effect?

The two are not mutually exclusive.  The placebo effect is actually a real thing.  Feeling as if something is doing you some good is part of the treatment.  Didn’t you see “Adam Ruins Everything” last week?  smile

Seriously the only time self-treatment would be a bad idea is when you do that instead of seeing a real doctor.  Don’t mess around with your health.

The problem is most people who try to treat the problem are doing it for the express purpose of avoiding a legitimate doctor. That’s where the danger lies in self-medication and pseudoscience. By the time they get real medical intervention it’s often too late.

Lois

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