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Eradicate Quackery, Save Lives - How to Spot a Quack?

Last Updated on Jun 13, 2018
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How to Spot a Quack?

All Talks: Firstly, their most noticeable trait is that they only want to talk and not to listen. A quack can go on and on about bragging his abilities to “heal” and “cure.”. They are not bothered about a person’s previous medical history and background, so they won’t let the patient explain any further than the “chief complaints”.

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Since, their magical “pill” is going to take care of all the ailments in one shot, so how does it matter to them if the patient is a diabetic or hypertensive? They do not hesitate to prescribe sugar based syrup to a diabetic or drugs which are contraindicated in heart diseases.

Vocabulary: All quacks have a particular set of adjectives to sell their product. Refrain from anyone who claims his treatment to be “100% effective”, “magical”, “secret formula”, “guaranteed result”, “works overnight”, or any such unbelievable statement.

Quackery doesn’t come with a statuary warning. So you have to be sharp enough in understanding the hidden motive of the person who is selling it.

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