Why are we believing doctors and the pills they give us ?

6 Answers

  • Jim
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Scientific method.

    Peer (doctor) review other than the doctors involved.

    Double-blind studies.

  • Mike
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Because rational people do some research before taking pills.  Perhaps you don't.

  • 1 month ago

    Premed, medical school, internship and general practice for 10-20 years.

    Better question  - why are some people so damned stupid, that they think they know better than trained & experienced specialists, without having any background themselves?

  • 1 month ago

    No-one is forcing YOU to believe them.  Go to a witch-doctor if you fancy your chances better.

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  • 1 month ago

    Because not everybody has the mindset of a five year old like you do. 

  • 1 month ago

    Because they have years of medical training, and the pills have been vigorously tested.

    Why would you trust the pilot and the airplane he/she flys ?

    In both cases, they are the best we have got.  

    But it is your life, choose who you believe in. But maybe you should prepare an answer for when someone asks "Why?"

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