WHDP: CAM PART 1

WHDP: CAM PART 1

Published on 29 November 2022
MT
Transcript
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Complementary &
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Alternative Therapies:
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... Do They Work?
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COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES
00:27
CAM used with
00:29
conventional treatment
00:30
for better outcomes
00:43
42% of the U.S. population report using at least one CAM
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40% report to their health care provider
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is this unregulated use safe and effective?
00:55
CAM are not effective.
00:55
Argument #1
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CAM therapies primarily function as PLACEBOS
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Argument #1
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They do not address the pathology of the disease.
01:05
They are not proven to cure patients.
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Rebuttal #1
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Placebos are not aimed at fixing the illness
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but at reducing pain and stress and encouraging the body to fight better.
01:27
Complementary and alternative therapies aim to increase the quality of life
01:28
by reducing stress and encouraging rest.
01:44
Evidence-based CAM study