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The placebo effect is a positive therapeutic effect claimed by a patientafter receiving a placebo believed to be an active drug Each person hastheir own say on placebo effects because it seems ethical or unethicalIt should not matter if it is unethical as long as the patient is curedat the end of the treatment Placebo effects can help the patientsillness by letting them believe it truly works since people believe inwhat they are told from a reliable sourcePlacebo effects do not work if scientists pick out the problems fromtheir procedures thus diminishing the placebo effect According toHarriet Hall who wrote Oxygen Is Good-Even When Its Not Therestates that the oxygen therapies help for illnesses by bathing in itdrinking it and injecting it in veins since oxygen is in water112-113 Hall states that scientists can not prove that oxygen underpressure therapies did work and didnt work to patients who believe itis a cure 113 Hall also claims people bought a brand of oxygen calledVitamin O from Rose Creek Company that sold oxygen in a can but didnot contain activated oxygen due to laboratory issues that claimed toprevent and treat diseases regulate metabolism which were advertisedto people 114 Hall includes that the company sold 50000 bottles amonth until the Federal Trade Commission required them to pay 375000for false advertisement to consumers and prohibited them to makeduplications of any kind 114 Hall states that the company changedtheir name to R-Gardens Inc and hired an anthropologist who provedthat their product had oxygen along with breaking every rule ofscientific experimentation so they could meet the Federal TradeCommissions requirements 114-115 Hall mentions that the companypretended to be scientific so people believed that their product hadoxygen in it which revealed that the company gave alternative medicineto people so they would maintain their health and be exploited to fearsabout the side effect from pharmaceuticals 116 Hall writes thatpeople have to think about the situation deciding if the therapy ishelpful or not 116 According
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