The Ridiculous And Possibly Harmful Practice Of Cupping

07:30 EDT 13 May 2019 | Forbes

Cupping is a procedure where someone puts glass cups on your skin and sucks the skin up into them, which causes bruising and breaks capillaries. Proponents claim it treats pain, but there's no evidence that it works. Welcome to "integrative" medicine.

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