Eczema Treatment with Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil vs. Hempseed Oil

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Meta-analyses can be skewed in the other way too, by quietly shelving negative results so only the positive findings are published. Antidepressant medications are a classic example of this publication bias. Check out my coverage of it in my video Do Antidepressant Drugs Really Work? (

As I queued up at the end, I cover topical natural treatments in my next video, Eczema Treatment with Coconut Oil, Mineral Oil, vs. Vaseline (

What about skipping the lard and trying to eat healthier? See what happened in Treating Asthma & Eczema with Plant-Based Diets (

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• Eating Better to Look Better (
• Preventing Skin Cancer From the Inside Out (
• Natural Treatment for Acne and Fungal Infections (

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-Michael Greger, MD FACLM

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