Placebos for Pain

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Some patients respond to sugar pills when given to control their pain.

In Your Health Minute,

New research suggests sugar pills could help combat the opioid crisis.

A Northwestern University Study found placebos were just as effective as potent drugs for some chronic pain patients.

And scientists say they can predict which patients are more likely to respond to a placebo based on their brain anatomy and psychological traits.


Categories: Dee Armstrong, Health