Rick Buck

Ozone Therapy Debunked – Part 3

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It’s been quite some time since I last sat down and wrote a blog post on the subject of ozone therapy – an alternative treatment (aka something that has not been proven to work) in which proponents recommend exposing yourself to relatively large concentrations of this toxic gas. Those who recommend it believe that ozone has the ability to cure, amongst other things, cancer, AIDS, and multiple ...

Ozone Therapy Debunked – Part 3

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It’s been quite some time since I last sat down and wrote a blog post on the subject of ozone therapy – an alternative treatment (aka something that has not been proven to work) in which proponents recommend exposing yourself to relatively large concentrations of this toxic gas. Those who recommend it believe that ozone has the ability to cure, amongst other things, cancer, AIDS, and ...

Ozone Therapy Debunked – Part 2

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Ozone is a pale blue gas with a distinctively pungent smell whose antibacterial properties were known even before its structure. As early as the First World War it was being used to treat infected wounds, but as technology has advanced and better options have become available, coupled with the fact that ozone is quite toxic, it is no longer used for that purpose. However, like so many redundant ...

Ozone Therapy Debunked – Part 2

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Ozone is a pale blue gas with a distinctively pungent smell whose antibacterial properties were known even before its structure. As early as the First World War it was being used to treat infected wounds, but as technology has advanced and better options have become available, coupled with the fact that ozone is quite toxic, it is no longer used for that purpose. However, like so many redundant ...

Ozone Therapy Debunked – Part 1

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Even before its structure was known, ozone was, and still is to this day, used as a water and air steriliser, as well as a surface disinfectant. It has also been used in the past as a way of disinfecting wounds, but as technology has advanced, coupled with the fact that ozone is quite toxic, it fell out of favour. Now, like so many redundant medical practices, it has been adopted by the ...

Ozone Therapy Debunked – Part 1

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One of the scariest things I have ever experienced happened to me as I was running to shelter from a storm in Pennsylvania. It was the summer of 2012 and I was in the middle of a wood trying to light a campfire when, without warning, the heavens opened. Luckily for me and the people I was with, shelter was not far away and we all began to run towards it. As we did, I started to get a strange ...