Radon, And On And On…

So here’s something you don’t see every day. A radon-infused tunnel in Germany is attracting everyday people who believe breathing the radon will cure chronic pain.

I mean, you won’t have much pain after your die…

A very conflicted Tom Scott talks about a tunnel in Bad Kreuznach, Germany where people pay to deliberately inhale radon in an effort to relieve chronic pain. Scott had filmed this segment earlier but was unable to determine whether or not to post the information, mostly because this particular treatment has not yet been proved effective.

One of the first things I filmed on that trip was the radon tunnel, the “radonstollen”, in Bad Kreuznach in south-west Germany….But despite filming going really well on location, despite being really happy with my script and the interview at the time, I just wasn’t comfortable with it when I got back to the UK.

Probably because too much radon can kill you. Yeah, that’s kind of a red flag.

After speaking with a representative from Accuradon, the company that runs the tunnel, Scott was able to understand more about what they were doing and how they controlled the natural radon that flowed from under the tunnel. Scott also acknowledged the company was not making widespread claims about fixing all sorts of health problems, but was focused on a single condition – chronic pain.

Gee, I wonder if the tunnel would relieve the chronic pain of Princess P’s moodiness?