Placebo pills are the ultimate demonstration of brain power. As long as you truly believe a drug-less little sugar pill will erase your throbbing headache, it really can. The brain is one powerful organ, ya'll. But the placebo effect can influence how well real medication works, too. Imagine you have two identical anti-itch creams, but one is white and the other is red. Which would you reach for?
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Written by Joanie Faletto November 26, 2017
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