7 horrifying things people thought were healthy
Today we know a lot about our body and the ways to keep it healthy. It hasn't always been this way, and people of the past tried some truly horrible things in order to get rid of illnesses.
#1 Radioactive drinks
The number of deaths it led to is unknown. Anyway, there was one man who earned notoriety because of his addiction to Radithor, a drink that later became the most famous example of radioactive quackery. His name was Eben Byers and he started consuming Radithor to help his arm injury. The arm healed, but Eben didn't stop drinking Radithor. He got psychologically addicted to the drink and died from multiple radiation-induced cancers and bone-related illnesses in 1932. According to different sources, at the time of Byers' death, there were several holes in his skull.
#6 Medicine containing dangerous drugs
Have you heard these stories before? Which one surprised you the most? Do you think we still can unwittingly hurt ourselves because of the lack of knowledge?
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