Doctor Edzard Ernst called the phrase, after which you need to change the doctor.
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1. "Need to treat the underlying cause of the disease"
If your doctor is convinced that only dedicated doctors know the true cause of the disease, run away from it. Needless to say, this reason will be somewhere in the field of thin matters, it will be possible to cope with it only with the help of appropriate medicines and devices.
2. "Natural – useful"
Supporters of alternative medicine often say that they use the forces of nature or resist diseases in a natural way. At the same time, chemicals are harmful.
Choose another doctor if you are told that only natural is helpful.
3. "Vital energy, energy-information influence, information fields"
All this does not exist. They cannot be determined, studied, described, reproduced and even more so used for therapeutic purposes. Ultrasound possible. X-rays too.
4. "Not everyone can understand"
Such a phrase is sometimes released from the lips of scientific and medical doctors, sometimes with undisguised arrogance. But more often, this is heard from supporters of alternative medicine. For homeopathy, knowledge is not required, faith is needed. Homeopathy does not belong to evidence-based medicine.
5. "Your immunity has fallen, you need to raise it"
Immunity does not decrease with ARVI, intestinal infections, worms, teething, atopic dermatitis, vaccination. Only HIV gives long-lasting immunodeficiency, and measles – temporary immunodeficiency.
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Do not trust doctors who say that you need to raise immunity after ARVI
6. "Pharmaceutical companies are not profitable, they hide this information"
In fact, pharmaceutical companies do not have any secret prescriptions for drugs and drugs "from everything" they do not hide. And for themselves, as well as for select rich people, they do not hold anything.
7. "Even the Nobel laureate (academician, professor) supports this idea, method or medicine"
Classic reception with an appeal to authority. But you do not have to believe him. Always need to check the information. Even the Nobel laureates may be wrong.
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