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Exploring the Unexpected Medicinal Trend: Why Patients are Turning to Clove Chewing
Cloves, rich in phenolic compounds, are gaining attention for their potential antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial properties. However, moderation and caution are advised due to potential side effects.
All Specialties January 4th 2024
What is Shadow Work, a Not-so-new Mental Health Tactic Trending on TikTok?
The potential benefits of shadow work could be profound for those willing to give it a try. This technique, which involves exploring suppressed aspects of one’s personality, can lead to increased self-awareness and emotional healing.
Psychiatry November 14th 2023
Your Patients are Putting Castor Oil in their Eyes. Here’s What You Need to Know.
As vision professionals, it’s crucial to stay informed about trending health practices on social media platforms like TikTok. Recently, a trend involving the application of castor oil around the eyes has gained popularity. Although one small study shows potential benefits in treating blepharitis, ophthalmologists warn against this practice due to potential risks.
Ophthalmology October 30th 2023
TikTok Users Say Hot Foot Baths Relieve Migraine Pain. But Does It Actually Work?
The recent TikTok trend of using hot foot baths for migraine relief is an emerging trend in patient-led treatments. Although it may seem unconventional, there’s potential scientific backing related to the autonomic nervous system that warrants further exploration.
Neurology October 24th 2023
A Viral TikTok Doctor Lost Her Medical License After Botching Surgeries
The recent incident involving a TikTok doctor losing her medical license highlights the nuanced challenges physicians face when engaging with social media. Consider the implications on patient privacy, consent, and professionalism, and approach online content with caution and integrity.
All Specialties August 2nd 2023