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Opinions on powerbalance wrist bands

Discussion in 'Health' started by malander, Aug 27, 2011.

  1. Aug 27, 2011 at 8:09 AM
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    malander

    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    A lot of my friends get these and half love em while the other half think they're a waste. I don't believe any of the science they claim, but I was thinking if a placebo affect works, then technically the product is working. Any thoughts on this?
     
  2. Aug 27, 2011 at 8:13 AM
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    hudhawk

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    The company that makes them actually said on an Australian radio program that there's no scientific proof that they work.
     
  3. Aug 27, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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  4. Aug 27, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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    Snake oil...pure snake oil. These powerbands are the same think as the old Q-link devices that came out about 10 years ago. And those were completely debunked. It's all mind over matter.
     
  5. Aug 27, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    That's what I'm thinking though. If the placebo affect makes you energized or more balanced or whatever then doesn't the product work? Maybe not directly because of what's in it but because you think it's working
     
  6. Aug 27, 2011 at 9:13 AM
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    An old serpentine belt works just as good.:rolleyes:
     
  7. Aug 27, 2011 at 9:13 AM
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    Bullshit.

    But if you need it to make you lose weight or stop having back pains...more power to ya.
     
  8. Aug 27, 2011 at 9:14 AM
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    TeamSarcasm

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    i have an article on these, let me look for it give me a sec
     
  9. Aug 27, 2011 at 9:16 AM
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    TeamSarcasm

    TeamSarcasm Mr. President

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    if your to lazy to read, the bottom underlined part

    From this.
     
  10. Sep 12, 2011 at 6:58 AM
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    I know what you're saying and I agree with you. They aren't actually doing what they claim to do, but if they make you feel better then they "work". The mind is a crazy thing and the placebo effect is sometimes just as effective as the real deal. However, I'd never buy one because placebos don't work on me:D.
     
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