Evidence of Placebo and Nocebo Effects show our thoughts have strong interactions with our bodies.When people expect something to happen to their bodies, such as side effects of medication – it often does. If people believe something has happened to their bodies, such as happens with sham surgery – it often feels like it has.It […]
This is a little extra blog in honour of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Awareness Month.
A UK construction worker stepped on a nail. It went right through his boot and came out the other side. The pain was excruciating to the point where he needed morphine just to remove the boot. Once the boot was removed it became clear that the nail had completely missed his foot and had gone […]