In this Chu on This episode, Tami explores the Old Wives’ Tales about remedies for common illnesses and puts them up against current science to see how they stack up. Things like chicken soup, Vitamin C, and feeding a cold, all get their time in the spotlight. Tune in to see what Tami has to say about the placebo effect and what common over-the-counter medications might be exactly what you DON’T need when your body is struggling.
Placebo/nocebo effect: 1. From Harvard 2. You are the Placebo 3. Mind over Medicine
Links to anticholinergic research: 1. Long term use 2. mental health
Music by Steve Wilkinson
Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu
Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”. Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue.
For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
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