Is western medicine just applied statistics What then is alternative medicine?

Answer Statistics is the powerful tool used to cut through masses of data and decide whether product A is responsible for effect X or whether that effect is down purely to chance. It can also show whether... Read More »

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If you guys don't trust traditional medicine, what makes you think that herbal medicine works better?

Everyone here is citing the "because we see it work" reason (which I often agree with), but I'm more in favor of the "becasue it's less dangerous and likely to hurt you reason." (for the same reas... Read More »

What is the next big frontier in medicine Is it Energy Medicine?

it isn't real medicine if you're not risking your life by using it.

What therapies has Conventional Medicine adopted, that were once Alternative Medicine Therapies?

One of my favorite and least known examples would have to be cat scans (which technically aren't "therapies"). They were developed by a company in england, which first tried to introduce them to t... Read More »

Do you think Ayurvedic medicine is more effective or is much better as compared to chinese medicine?

they are both highly over rated. The primitive beliefs of the people from a country where the life expectancy is so very short are NOT a fertile ground for finding medical wisdom