Goop Lab on : Are the therapies safe?

Goop Lab first aired on last month and follows Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness company. In the series she and her team explore alternative therapies. Some of the therapies have been criticised for being 'unregulated'.

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An NHS chief was the latest expert to comment on the series for being misleading.

NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said the show poses a “considerable risk to health”.

The therapies explored include energy exorcisms and vampire facials.

Simon Stevens was concerned the show promoted unregulated methods above scientifically proven ones.

He has worked as a frontline NHS manager leading hospitals and mental health services. He also served for seven years as the Prime Minister's health adviser and as policy adviser to health secretaries at the Department of Health. 

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has responded to the claims saying the show is designed to entertain, and not provide medical advice.

A spokeswoman for the company said it was made clear when they were investigating topics that may be unsupported by science.

Vampire facials are popular with celebrities like - the treatment involves microdermabrasion, which means sanding away the outer layer of skin.

The second half of the treatment, offered by dermatologists, involves applying a kind of plasma made from blood.

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The Goop Lab website highlights six wellness topics and does stress the series is

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