Health, Philosophy, Young Blazers — February 6, 2013 at 18:00

Positive Thoughts produce Placebo effect

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RUNNING HAPPYHave you ever called your doctor for an urgent appointment only to find out later that your headache went away as soon as you got into the doctor’s office? Have you ever noticed that your pain went away after you took a vitamin pill thinking it was the pain medicine?

You may be surprised to find that these things actually have a well established scientific explanation. When you believe something will help you get better, it actually does. This is called the placebo effect and it is so widely recognized that any medical research is incomplete if we do not count the placebo effects. READ ON

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