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IN PRAISE OF THE WONDERFUL SELF-HEALING POWERS OF OUR BODY
Alternative practitioners practise highly diverse therapies. They seem to have nothing in common - except perhaps that ALL of them are allegedly stimulating our self-healing powers (and except that most proponents are latently or openly against vaccinations). And it is through these self-healing powers that the treatments in question cure anything and become a true panacea. When questioned what these incredible powers really are, most practitioners would (somewhat vaguely) name the immune system as the responsible mechanism. With this post, I intend to provide a short summary of the evidence on this issue: Acupuncture: no good evidence to show stimulation of self-healing powers. Aromatherapy: no good evidence to show stimulation of self-healing powers. Bioresonance: no good evidence to show stimulation of self-healing powers. Chiropractic: no good evidence to show stimulation of self-healing powers. Detox: no good evidence to show stimulation of self-healing powers. Energy healing: no