One of the big challenges of learning online, or anywhere for that matter, is figuring out what information is good and what information is just hearsay or regurgitated banter. It becomes even more important when you are dealing with your own health. There are plenty of people anxiously adding to the telephone game1An internationally popular game, in which one person whispers a message to the ear of the next person through a line of people until the last player announces the message to the entire group. (How to Play). As a biohacker, it’s important to find the source of any bit of information and then to decide if the source actually knows what they’re talking about.
One important fact needs to be recognized from the get-go, Nobody really knows anything 100% for every possible situation. With that in mind, we need to learn the details about what the expert actually said. They obviously know more than we do on the topic, but it’s our responsibility to learn what applies in our situation. (For example, if a study finds value in a supplement for people with diabetes, it may or may not do very much for someone who doesn’t have diabetes.) I try to present information on this blog in an unbiased manner, but there are always tiny details that can influence your specific outcome that I may not have addressed. This is one reason why I like to cite my sources throughout each article.
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