(Un)Well: Season 1

(Un)Well: Season 1

(Un)Well: Season 1

The global wellness industry has boomed over recent years, but do some of these alternative health solutions do more harm than good? This Netflix docuseries takes a deep dive into these healing practices.

2020USA
Documentary
EPISODE 1.1

Essential Oils

Once fringe but now at the center of billion-dollar multilevel marketing companies, plant extracts can help us cope with anxiety. Are they a remedy?

EPISODE 1.2

Tantric Sex

Sexual healing releases energy and improves intimacy, advocates say. But accusations of abuse and cultural appropriation have dogged the practice.

EPISODE 1.3

Bulking Up with Breast Milk

Bodybuilding is just one reason why some adults are pumped to drink so-called "liquid gold." Yet is breast milk sharing considered safe — or ethical?

EPISODE 1.4

Fasting

Fasting has vaulted beyond weight loss as biohackers have used it to optimize body and mind and enhance healing. But the practice holds real dangers.

EPISODE 1.5

Ayahuasca

Once reserved for Indigenous shamans, this powerful hallucinogen draws those hoping to unlock trauma and quell addiction. Can it also cause psychosis?

EPISODE 1.6

Bee Sting Therapy

Expensive and labor-intensive bee venom promises to soften wrinkles and treat chronic Lyme disease. But do the risks outweigh the rewards?

(Un)Well: Season 1 / Reviews

CNN

CNN

It's up to the viewer, basically, to choose whether they agree with skeptical medical professionals and scientists or the firmly stated convictions of those who have bought into such therapies.

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