Homeopathic Harms Vol 3: Poor Advice
The third post in mine and @SparkleWildfire’s blog series on the harms of homeopathy is now online! Here’s a little taster :
Indirect harms due to homeopathy can, as we’re trying to cover in these posts, come in various different guises. In my opinion, there is none more dangerous than this: poor advice from homeopathic practitioners.
To set yourself up as a homeopath in the UK, you don’t need any medical background. You also don’t need to register with any regulatory bodies or undergo any standardized training. Medical homeopaths, i.e. doctors who practice it on the side, are of course regulated by the GMC, but your common or garden variety homeopaths could basically be anyone.
To read the rest, head on over to A Healthy Dose of Skepticism.
Posted on March 27, 2013, in Homeopathy Harms, Skepticism and tagged alternative medicine, bad advice, complementary medicine, danger, harm, homeopathy, quackery, skepticism. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.