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The Conversation: "The scandal that should force us to reconsider wellness advice from influencers" May 2019

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Sly Saint, May 27, 2019.

  1. Sly Saint

    Sly Saint Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    https://theconversation.com/the-sca...sider-wellness-advice-from-influencers-117041
     
  2. duncan

    duncan Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Those among us that have been this sick for an extended period likely have long since reconsidered wellness advice from most everybody.

    I cannot think of a single expert, especially world-renowned medical researchers/clinicians, as well as medical institutions like the CDC and NHS, whose advice I would not do due diligence on before tentatively following it, if at all.
     
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    strategist Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    What an amateur. She should have promised big healthcare savings, gotten funding for a large unblinded subjective RCT, switch outcomes and then publish in The Lancet.
     
  4. Snowdrop

    Snowdrop Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Women's Weekly opined that maybe she has an illness that causes her to fake illness. :rolleyes:

    Did they really have to go there?

    Why can't she just be a greedy and/or attention seeking self-serving scam artist who doesn't care about harming other people?

    I find it immensely unhelpful to psychologise everything.
     
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    hixxy Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Not just wellness advice but any kind of advice at all except maybe how to scam gullible people.
     
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    chrisb Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    How would one test whether it was a fake illness which caused her to fake illness?
     
  7. Sean

    Sean Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Using the Fake Fake Illness Questionnaire™, of course.

    Silly boy. :rolleyes:
     
  8. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    And then send to the fake fake fake illness therapist for some fake fake fake fake treatment. One for Trudie, I think.
     
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    large donner Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thats a quadruple negative, does that make it real real or fake fake?
     
  10. Sean

    Sean Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    A genuine fake?
     
  11. Mithriel

    Mithriel Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Brainwashing using real poo not shampoo.
     
  12. Trish

    Trish Moderator Staff Member

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
    Clever :)
     
  13. NelliePledge

    NelliePledge Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Top sarcasm
     
  14. NelliePledge

    NelliePledge Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    :D Fake tripe then
     

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