Tuesday, February 3, 2009

9 Strange but True Medical Practices

9 Strange but True Medical Practices:
Some of these techniques are almost too bizarre to believe.

"Have you ever considered the fact that you were ill because there was too much blood in your body? How about curing yourself by drilling a hole in your skull to let evil spirits out? These questions may sound far-fetched to you, but there are those who believed--and, though far fewer--who still believe in these causes and treatments for certain health conditions.

Medicine has come a long way over the years, but some things have not changed. Here are nine strange but true medical practices that will leave you shocked, especially when you learn that many of them are still in use today."