Barbara Roberts, Homeopath

Homeopathy and the Placebo Effect

Homeopathy is often dismissed as a placebo effect. My short and pithy answer to that is that it works for babies and animals who don’t know what a placebo effect is. Despite that, I want to actually discuss that and though why we cannot rule it out entirely, it can not be responsible for all the improvements we see homeopathically. The placebo effect basically says that by seeking help from a health professional, and taking a drug/herb/other treatment, a certain …

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