Nowadays people are very conscious about their health. But still many people believe in some of the myths in health care. It’s one thing to believe in something entirely harmless. But health myths often aren’t harmless, they can trick you out of your money, or even worse, cause you and others physical harm. Here are some of the myths in health care that needs to disappear in the coming years.
Vaccines trigger autism
There is no connection between vaccines and autism. It is a condition that affects the brain and makes communicating and interacting with other people more difficult. The cause of autism is still unknown But genetics, differences in brain anatomy, and toxic substances in the environment are thought to contribute to children developing the condition.
However, in 1998 the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine, or infection with the naturally occurring measles virus itself, might cause autism. Despite lots of research, scientists have been unable to find any link between vaccines and autism.
Vaping is risk-free
Vaping is less harmful than smoking, but still, it is not safe E-cigarettes heat nicotine (extracted from tobacco), flavorings and other chemicals to create a water vapor that you inhale. There are many unknowns about vaping, including what chemicals make up the vapor and how they affect physical health over the long term. Emerging data suggest links to chronic lung disease and asthma, and associations between dual use of e-cigarettes and smoking with cardiovascular disease.
Relaxation will help your back pain
Back pain is extremely common as 80% of people will have significant back pain at some point. Back pain symptoms vary from individual to individual.however, bed rest is advised while having back pain. But it is not true that you should stay in bed. Sometimes remaining immobile in bed can actually make back pain worse Several studies have now found that regular, gentle exercise is the best way to get relief from lower back pain or neck pain.
Cannabis can cure every little thing
Cannabis can be used as a medical drug and its derivatives, like cannabidiol (CBD), are in all kinds of products that claim to help in dull anxiety symptoms, relieve pain, relaxation and more.
But since it is illegal for so long time in many countries doctors definitely don’t know enough to be recommending it as a general treatment, and there is even some evidence that it might be harmful to these conditions. However, still much medical research not done on its properties.