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homoeopathy gets undue recognition from MHRA

October 26th, 2006 Leave a comment Go to comments

I suffer from hay fever, and have done so from being a young child.

20 years ago, I decided to try a homoeopathic remedy instead of the usual antihistamines. I don’t remember the name, but it was a small white tablet which dissolved very quickly on the tongue.

Very soon after, I started to wheeze when exposed to pollen, something I had never experienced with hayfever before, so I stopped taking the tablets immediately. The wheezing however didn’t stop, and since then, whenever I get hayfever symptoms, the wheezing accompanies it.

It is with dismay, therefore that I read that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has effectively given credence to homoeopathic remedies by introducing rules to allow them to specify the ailments for which they can be used.

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  1. June 29th, 2007 at 09:59 | #1
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    I’m not against people ‘trying their luck’, it’s their choice. What I disagree with is a government agency giving undue recognition to it.

  1. June 28th, 2007 at 22:13 | #1