10 Bogus Medical Cures From The Past

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We can all be very thankful that medical science has advanced significantly in modern times because some of the treatments that were popular years ago were worse than the condition they were intended to treat! Some of the old treatments were just silly, while others were downright life-threatening. The next time you visit you doctor, just be glad the treatment they suggest isn’t likely to make you sicker than you already are or even kill you!

1. Heroin

Yes, before heroin made a name for itself as a drug used only to get people high, it was considered a valid medical treatment for various ailments, including its use as an ingredient in cough syrup. if that’s not bad enough, cough medicine that contained heroin was often advertised as a product that was suitable to give to children.

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