The placebo effect is still a mystery for the scientific community.
The placebo is a drug trial that proves or disproves the efficiency of treatment. As one-half of the subjects receive the real drugs, the other half receives bogus pills.
Allocation is usually random and targets to reveal the full healing potential of the medicine. However, there are cases which defy logic, in which the ones that are taking the fake pills get better or even heal completely.
We have to accept, for now, our limited understanding of the human mind.
The placebo effect usually resides at a psychological level and sits side-by-side with the power of faith. We can only assume that the human body has some extra resources and abilities and that we are only beginning to scrape the surface.
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