placebo effect

Things Most People Don't Realize Are Actually The Placebo Effect
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Placebos are most commonly used in medical trials, to compare if people have reactions to the actual drug being tested.

However, more often than not, many people who take a placebo still feel as if they have received some sort of therapeutic outcome after digesting or being injected with the placebo.

This is commonly known. as "the placebo effect".

But the placebo effect goes well beyond medicine.

Our minds are funny, and not always reliable creatures, as sometimes when they are simply told something will have a certain effect on us, they make the rest of our body believe it.

Even if literally nothing has actually changed.

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