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Tag Archives | Power of the mind

Video: Inert Placebos Act Like Drugs In Your Mind

Over the centuries, medical prescriptions included animal dung, lizard blood, frog sperm, crab eyes, and countless potentially deadly substances.  Patients actually got well on these and hundreds of other useless and dangerous substances.  The reason patients recovered was because what they were actually being administered was hope and an expectation of getting well. Surprisingly often, when the patient trusts the physician and the physician believes in the treatment, the patient […]

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Video: Placebos Catalyze Endogenous Drugs

Many of the published case studies in refereed journals describe experiments on medical students. In this one, half the students of a pharmacology class in a medical school were given placebos that appeared in every way to be stimulants and the other half of the class were given placebos that appeared in every way to […]

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Video: Deep Faith in the Power of a Faith Healer Can Be Curative

This video summarizes a case study in which three dying ICU patients got well after being told that a faith healer was working on their behalf. One of the patients even said she could feel the changes happening to her while the faith healer worked. None of the patients benefited when the faith healer actually […]

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Video: Can Our Thoughts Kill Us?

Every thought and every emotion catalyze and are catalyzed by biochemical, electrochemical changes. One of my mentors, Dr. Jeanne Achterberg taught us that: “No thought, no emotion, is without biochemical, electrochemical activity; and the activity leaves no cell untouched.” When controlling for all potential confounding variables, such as genetics, environmental exposures, and health habits, unhappy […]

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Video: Can the Mind Cure Cancer?

There are many case studies of patients like Mr. Wright, who cured themselves of cancer and other deadly diseases as a result of a profoundly deep belief in a placebo. The mind is powerful enough to cure us of almost any disease. The problem is that no one has ever figured out how to create […]

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Video: Reading the Label Listing Side Effects May Be Bad for Your Health

Placebos are biochemically inert substances that are harmless in and of themselves. Biochemically, there are no side effects from placebos. However, when study participants take a placebo, believing it to be the real drug, they commonly experience the same side effects as many people experience when actually taking the real drug. This is an example […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

This question & answer column is for people living with chronic health challenges and their family caregivers, who want to learn to increase the odds of improving their health by learning to live with mastery & wellbeing. I invite you to post your questions in the comments box below. When I get a certain number […]

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Chronic Illness Q&A with Dr. B.

This question & answer column is for people living with chronic health challenges and their family caregivers, who want to learn to increase the odds of improving their health by learning to live with mastery & wellbeing. I invite you to post your questions in the comments box below. When I get a certain number […]

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