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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-03-05 10:41 AM
Response to Reply #92
93. I Saw No Evidence Of Efficacy Of Treatments
>> There is more than one way to take care of yourself. <<

Actually it looks like there are endless ways for the gullible to be swindled by quacks.
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  -Colloidal Silver: Do any of you take it? mtnsnake  Feb-01-05 09:44 AM   #0 
  - If you take too much your skin will turn black  slackmaster   Feb-01-05 09:48 AM   #1 
  - Dayum  DulceDecorum   Feb-01-05 09:52 AM   #5 
  - No, not that kind of black  slackmaster   Feb-01-05 01:16 PM   #42 
     - OH MY GAWD  DulceDecorum   Feb-01-05 01:47 PM   #43 
        - "Eggs with Legs" he he he  progressoid   Feb-02-05 09:15 AM   #70 
  - According to everything I've read about skin color  mtnsnake   Feb-01-05 09:54 AM   #7 
     - Benefits are unproven, so why take the risk?  yellowcanine   Feb-01-05 09:59 AM   #10 
  - A skeptical view  salvorhardin   Feb-01-05 09:49 AM   #2 
  - Might want to read this first. I have heard of some pretty awful results.  yellowcanine   Feb-01-05 09:49 AM   #3 
  - Story on Stan Jones - the first "blue" Senate candidate.  yellowcanine   Feb-01-05 09:57 AM   #8 
  - SEE! SEE! Would you trust this guy with your Government  StClone   Feb-01-05 10:09 AM   #11 
  - I love that picture  AngryAmish   Feb-01-05 10:14 AM   #12 
  - People ask him if he's dead. How unflattering.  yinkaafrica   Feb-01-05 11:28 AM   #28 
  - You know, that is a really dumb question  Zuni   Feb-03-05 09:11 AM   #84 
  - The OTHER blue people  DulceDecorum   Feb-01-05 02:01 PM   #45 
  - nice contrast with the hair, though  miss_kitty   Feb-02-05 02:43 AM   #59 
  - Is that blue skin permanent?  njdemocrat106   Feb-02-05 02:55 AM   #60 
  - I saw that guy on C-Span and I was trying to figure out what was wrong  Zuni   Feb-03-05 09:09 AM   #83 
  - he looks like a goddamn SMURF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  goodboy   Feb-03-05 11:19 AM   #99 
  - Couldn't be any worse side-effects that most prescription drugs...  zann725   Feb-02-05 03:04 AM   #62 
  - The only thing I've heard about it is that it will turn your skin gray and  1monster   Feb-01-05 09:50 AM   #4 
  - Have You Visited QUACKWATCH Site?  arwalden   Feb-01-05 09:53 AM   #6 
  - I would personally tell your sister to stop taking it.  BurtWorm   Feb-01-05 09:57 AM   #9 
  - I'd be extremely cautious about anything that's primarily touted by  haele   Feb-01-05 10:14 AM   #13 
  - The product was touted by the anti-Semitic "Spotlight" newspaper.  David__77   Feb-01-05 10:24 AM   #14 
  - Wow, lots of naysayers so far! Anyway, check out this brief article  mtnsnake   Feb-01-05 10:27 AM   #15 
  - I'm not taking the pharmico's side but...  haele   Feb-01-05 10:47 AM   #17 
  - Flaw in your thinking is that a doctor gets his fee whether or not he  yellowcanine   Feb-01-05 10:53 AM   #19 
  - "Colloidal silver was in common use until 1938." That statement should  yellowcanine   Feb-01-05 11:05 AM   #21 
  - Do antibiotics not work?  BurtWorm   Feb-01-05 11:19 AM   #27 
  - I haven't had to take many, but from what I've read they do NOT work as  mtnsnake   Feb-01-05 11:34 AM   #29 
     - I look at it as faith-based "medicine."  BurtWorm   Feb-01-05 11:41 AM   #30 
        - Again, not at all the case from what I'm reading....  mtnsnake   Feb-01-05 12:03 PM   #31 
           - So it really is the silver bullet, eh?  BurtWorm   Feb-01-05 12:14 PM   #32 
           - Hey, Robert Becker went to Syracuse Upstate Medical Center too?  BigMcLargehuge   Feb-01-05 01:52 PM   #44 
  - Why shouldn't it work? Echinacea, St. John's Wort, Arnica...  zann725   Feb-02-05 03:08 AM   #63 
  - No thanks. I prefer drinking mercury.  Blue-Jay   Feb-01-05 10:32 AM   #16 
  - We Like To Mix Rat Poison Pellets In Our Granola!  arwalden   Feb-01-05 10:52 AM   #18 
     - My lucky mood ring keeps me healthy and robust.  asthmaticeog   Feb-01-05 10:55 AM   #20 
  - I sleep in aluminum foil pajamas inside a huge electromagnet and I feel  progressoid   Feb-01-05 11:13 AM   #22 
  - No, I don't  progressoid   Feb-01-05 11:13 AM   #23 
     - YES I DO!  progressoid   Feb-01-05 11:14 AM   #24 
        - no, no, NO.  progressoid   Feb-01-05 11:14 AM   #25 
           - Yes to infinity.  progressoid   Feb-01-05 11:15 AM   #26 
  - Yes I've taken it.  Cadence   Feb-01-05 12:15 PM   #33 
  - Finally! A DUer in the flesh who's actually taken it. Thanks!  mtnsnake   Feb-01-05 12:20 PM   #34 
  - Here's another person who took it for her sinuses  BurtWorm   Feb-01-05 12:24 PM   #35 
  - That was back in the 50's and administered in silver nitrate  mtnsnake   Feb-01-05 12:38 PM   #37 
     - So they say.  BurtWorm   Feb-01-05 12:56 PM   #41 
  - You're welcome. It was actually suggested by a new  Cadence   Feb-01-05 04:05 PM   #51 
  - Just because it ISN'T manufactured by a pharmaceutical company  BurtWorm   Feb-01-05 12:27 PM   #36 
  - I didn't say anything like that. If you feel most comfortable  Cadence   Feb-01-05 04:09 PM   #52 
  - *** THIS IS COMPLETELY IRRESPONSIBLE ***  arwalden   Feb-01-05 12:49 PM   #39 
  - How so?  tjdee   Feb-01-05 02:58 PM   #48 
  - WTF???????? Are you the responsible police?  Cadence   Feb-01-05 04:00 PM   #50 
  - my practioner recommends colloidal silver  BuddhaGirl   Feb-01-05 10:57 PM   #57 
     - Thank you.  Cadence   Feb-02-05 12:05 AM   #58 
     - Along With Hexagonal Water & Magnets? All This Claptrap Is Irresponsible!  arwalden   Feb-02-05 07:01 AM   #66 
        - my practitioner is and M.D. as well as an N.D.  BuddhaGirl   Feb-02-05 09:49 AM   #73 
           - Then Your Practicioner Is A Quack.  arwalden   Feb-02-05 10:31 AM   #76 
           - "Wow. Keep telling yourself that."  BuddhaGirl   Feb-02-05 10:13 PM   #80 
              - Some People Will Fall For Anything.  arwalden   Feb-02-05 10:58 PM   #81 
              - actually, ignorance is what a lot of western doctors and  BuddhaGirl   Feb-03-05 08:50 AM   #82 
                 - Enjoy Your Coffee Enema And Detoxifying Quantum Magnet Therapy!  arwalden   Feb-03-05 09:13 AM   #85 
                    - Um "Big Pharma types" have tried to get in on the action  cags   Feb-03-05 09:42 AM   #90 
                       - What?  arwalden   Feb-03-05 09:57 AM   #91 
                       - Here, since you choose to think people who look outside of  cags   Feb-03-05 10:36 AM   #92 
                          - I Saw No Evidence Of Efficacy Of Treatments  arwalden   Feb-03-05 10:41 AM   #93 
                          - Well since you seem to know more than the AMA who are  cags   Feb-03-05 11:00 AM   #95 
                          - Here for your info is a site with clinical trials  cags   Feb-03-05 11:17 AM   #98 
                             - Thank You... Here's What They Say About Colloidal Silver  arwalden   Feb-03-05 11:27 AM   #100 
                          - thanks for posting those, cags  BuddhaGirl   Feb-03-05 01:43 PM   #101 
                       - What Difference Does That Make?  ProfessorGAC   Feb-03-05 11:10 AM   #96 
              - In Africa they have alternative ways of dealing with HIV in males  AngryAmish   Feb-03-05 10:47 AM   #94 
                 - Obviously  Zuni   Feb-03-05 11:11 AM   #97 
           - "There are plenty of studies".....Yes but what were the results? Name ONE  yellowcanine   Feb-03-05 09:26 AM   #86 
  - Well, I had a former co-worker swear by the stuff  MadHound   Feb-01-05 12:43 PM   #38 
  - I took collodial silver.  DrWeird   Feb-01-05 12:50 PM   #40 
  - Send me 39.95 and I'll send you my Vial-O-Miracle. (plus 9.95 S&S)  progressoid   Feb-01-05 02:48 PM   #46 
  - No, and I wouldn't...  Spider Jerusalem   Feb-01-05 02:55 PM   #47 
  - "Shrooms: Do any of you use them?"  tjdee   Feb-01-05 02:59 PM   #49 
  - DON'T DO IT!!!! Unless you want to go blind by staring into the Sun!  Pigwidgeon   Feb-02-05 07:49 AM   #67 
  - DON'T DO IT!!!! Unless you like the look of argyria.  American Tragedy   Feb-01-05 04:31 PM   #53 
  - I've taken it, You really have to take your own health into your own  cags   Feb-01-05 05:13 PM   #54 
  - American medicine's (including alternative med!) be-all is $$$$  BurtWorm   Feb-02-05 05:16 AM   #64 
  - Oh, I'm not kidding myself, there are plenty of snake oil  cags   Feb-02-05 08:39 AM   #68 
     - I would just advise people to avoid being suckered.  BurtWorm   Feb-02-05 09:45 AM   #72 
  - "And everyone is different, what works for one may not work  BuddhaGirl   Feb-02-05 09:57 AM   #74 
  - nope....but I've heard...things....  jus_the_facts   Feb-01-05 05:16 PM   #55 
  - After seeing a black kidney  Dave Reynolds   Feb-01-05 09:47 PM   #56 
  - My brother (who normally doesn't takes ONLY traditional medicines) took it  zann725   Feb-02-05 03:03 AM   #61 
  - Just a few molecules will do ya?  BurtWorm   Feb-02-05 05:17 AM   #65 
  - Mmmm, metal.  porkrind   Feb-02-05 09:07 AM   #69 
  - Hey now...  progressoid   Feb-02-05 09:34 AM   #71 
  - What is the stuff supposed to do?  freethought   Feb-02-05 10:14 AM   #75 
  - Senator Smurf  IanDB1   Feb-02-05 02:46 PM   #77 
  - Colloidal Silver: Risk without benefit  IanDB1   Feb-02-05 02:49 PM   #78 
  - Silver Health Scams Spread Online (Wired Magazine)  IanDB1   Feb-02-05 03:07 PM   #79 
  - That old woman looks very, very creepy  Zuni   Feb-03-05 09:34 AM   #87 
  - My mother takes it  missb   Feb-03-05 09:36 AM   #88 
  - Yeah! Nothing Like Increasing One's Levels Of Heavy Metals!  ProfessorGAC   Feb-03-05 09:37 AM   #89 
 

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