With 83% of people surfing the internet with their health problems and looking up alternatives to conventional treatments, doctors are hearing ever more extraordinary 'miracle' home remedies from their patients. In this brand new series, Embarrassing Bodies doctor Dr Pixie McKenna and GP’s Dr Ellie Cannon and Dr Ayan Panja examine whether any of these homespun cures actually work? Could any of these remedies save the NHS millions?
If any of the applicants can convince the GPs there might be something in their remedy, then it will be put forward to a small trial or test. Health Freaks finds out who knows best - doctors who go by the book or members of the public who make their own medicines? Are the people who use them barmy or are they pioneers?... Read more.