Most Popular Health Scams

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Most Popular Health Scams

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Have you ever heard of phrases such as ‘Scientific Breakthrough’, ‘Miracle Cure’, ‘Secret Ingredient’, etc? If it sounds too good to be true- It’s a scam! Many products, drugs or services confined to health and beauty that seems too easy to get desirable results, is some kind of a fraud. At the best, it’s a waste of money, time and they can be really dangerous.

Falling into the traps of easy treatment options that get faster results is increasing, thereby stopping people from getting the treatment that they really need

In this article, we shall look into the most common health scams that people tend to opt for faster results. The harsh truth is that, these treatment options never really work and leave a dent on their pockets or even worse, deteriorate their health.

Body Wraps
The commercial slots on TV that shows wearing a body belt or body wraps tight around your waist or anywhere else for long hours, reduces fat by sweating profusely which in turn, shapes your body. The fact is, yes it does make you appear thinner than before, but you will come back to your original shape in just 2 days. You would have only lost your water weight and not fat, thereby giving you back your original shape in no time.

Fat and Carb Blocking Pills
Consuming fat does not make you fat. Fats are necessary for your body. However, eating too much fat makes you fat. The fat blocking pills also prevents your body from consuming vitamins and even worse causes diarrhea, gas and bloating. In simple terms, it would cost you less if you just cut back on some fat and maintain your diet rather than shelling out huge sums of money these unnecessary pills.

Most Popular Health Scams

Beware of Fake Dietary Supplements
There are many fraudulent weight loss or bodybuilding supplements in the market that claim to have faster desired results. They contain synthetic steroids that do not qualify as a proper dietary supplement. These supplements contain hidden prescription ingredients at levels much higher than those found in an approved drug product and are dangerous. Usage of such products results in stroke, liver injury, kidney failure, heart palpitations, and death.

Miraculous Weight Loss
These kinds of pills contain dangerous concoctions of hidden ingredients, including active ingredients contained in approved seizure medications, blood pressure medications, and antidepressants which causes heart strokes and many other serious conditions. Many of us have heard of the Garcinia Cambogia on social media sites, and that it has worked for many people. Well, the truth is even Garcinia Cambogia is recognised with several hidden active ingredients. The only effective and safest way to lose weight is to burn more calories than you take in.

Sambav urges everyone to talk to a doctor before taking any unproven treatment or unknown prescription drugs. It’s always wiser to know what kind of side effects can occur to your body beforehand rather than falling into trap. Remember- Good results takes time, and there is no shortcut for any healthy and safe treatments. Also, check out the Sambav’s Health Wallet App for more interesting features!