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Discussion: ouch

in: fluceluce; fluceluce > 2014-07-02

Jul 5, 2014 9:30 PM # 
RachL:
No experience myself but aspirating worked on my sisters wrists. Homeopathy... Acupuncture would be a better bet! Good luck
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Jul 6, 2014 7:54 PM # 
ba-ba:
Homeopathy? I hope as a member of the scientific community you told them for shame (and reported them).
Jul 12, 2014 10:00 AM # 
fluceluce:
Good to hear a story of aspiration working as there is about zero confidence of it working from pretty much everyone I've talked to. Instead of homeopathy I took the approach of talking to my normal GP who has booked me in for aspiration 10 days before the race - fingers crossed! If that fails, Bruce has experience of hitting them with a book so at least if it comes back in the race we just need to locate a local library/church.

This is the same wise GP who told me he didn't think bisphosphonates (the current go to treatment for osteoporosis) should be widely prescribed as they causes atypical fractures - well, that is currently under debate, atypical fractures are so rare they can't get a decent controlled study on them and the best evidence is that bisohos prevent fx. I think he gets his info from the american headlines...
Jul 12, 2014 10:05 AM # 
ba-ba:
seriously, homeopathy? Give him a copy of Bad Medicine then report him to the GMC!

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