WARNING / DISCLAIMER
As you read The Consumer Guide to Placebos, we would like you to be open to the concept that your mind and body has the potential for remarkable self-healing power, and that the pill-taking ritual we discuss in this guide is a way to get access to that power. We do not know if any particular person will benefit from a placebo experience, but, as you are about to read, there are very safe ways to find out.
A placebo pill that contains no active ingredient is generally considered safe, yet we want to make sure you understand what The Consumer Guide to Placebos is and what it is not. The information presented in this guide is not intended to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of disease or illness, and it is in no way intended as medical advice or as a substitute for medical counseling.
The author of The Consumer Guide to Placebos is a founder of Zeebo Effect, LLC (“Zeebo”). Zeebo is a Vermont limited liability company and the publisher of The Consumer Guide to Placebos. Zeebo also developed and distributes Zeebo pills and the Zeebo mobile app. Zeebo and its employees or agents (including the author of The Consumer Guide to Placebos) are not providers of medical or health services and cannot give you medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and nothing in The Consumer Guide to Placebos should be construed as such.
The use of the information in The Consumer Guide to Placebos, any dietary supplements, and other products and services provided through Zeebo should be considered complementary approaches and are not a substitute for conventional medical or psychological diagnosis and treatment. The information provided in this guide is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any illness or disease, and the products and services discussed herein have not been evaluated, registered, or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Federal and state laws and regulations preclude us from making specific medical claims regarding Zeebo. Statements made about the effects of Zeebo pills, the Zeebo mobile app, and other Zeebo products and services have not been evaluated by the FDA. Any symptoms or diseases mentioned with regard to placebos in general or to any Zeebo products and services are presented only as illustrative examples of conditions for which placebos have been used. These are not meant to be health claims or guarantees of a cure or treatment. Any studies referenced herein are presented as generally informative background about placebos. Zeebo is not responsible for the statements, evidence, studies, conclusions, or opinions of third parties presented in this guide.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information in The Consumer Guide to Placebos is correct, but Zeebo cannot be responsible for errors, typographical or otherwise. Zeebo makes no representation or warranty whatsoever regarding the completeness, accuracy, currency, or adequacy of any information, facts, views, opinions, statements, or recommendations contained in this guide.
Consult with your physician and other licensed healthcare practitioners with respect to any medical or psychological conditions or concerns you may have. We also recommend that you inform your physician and other licensed healthcare practitioners that you are using Zeebo products and services.
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