92% of football teams in the German Bundesliga use Homeopathy

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In the Bundesliga, the German football league, 92% of clubs treat their players with homeopathic remedies. In particular complex homeopathic preparations are employed in the treatment of the league professionals. About 76% of clubs use homeopathic combination/complex preparations [1].

In the professional sports industry where recuperation time is restricted [2], and players are faced with the constant demand for peak performance, treatment choices are dictated by gentle and rapid therapeutic onset and the absence of adverse effects from medication [3, 4, 5]. Homeopathic remedies meet this demand and are on top of regular benefits, devoid of falling under doping restrictions [1, 2, 6].



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[5] Wellnessing (2007) Naturheilmittel – Umfrage unter den Mannschaftsärzten der ersten und zweiten Fussballbundesliga [online] last accessed 14 November 09 at URL http://www.wellnessing.de

[6] Pressetext.austria (2009) Homoeopathie als Doping-sichere Sportlerbehandlung [online] last accessed 08 November 09 at URL http://pressetext.ch