The Placebo Effect

CC Image from Google

CC Image from Google

By: Sarah S.

The Placebo Effect is determined by chemicals in your brain working like they would with a certain medicine…only there isn’t actually a medicine there! Studies have shown that if your brain retains a certain expectation of what a medicine prescribed by a doctor can do, then depending on the severity of the illness or injury, the chemicals in the brain can actually work very similarly, if not the same, as the regular prescription medicine would! If you’re believing that you’ll get better, will you actually begin to improve? (Read more…)


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