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Scientists and health experts have repeatedly denounced homeopathy as quackery and noted that any reported benefits are down to nothing more than the placebo effect.
Chalk it up to a placebo effect — or maybe this stuff is just that good — but our tester is no longer a skeptic.
While there is a strong placebo effect in other types of depression treatments, such as medication or talk therapy, the response is usually much slower.
But research on the placebo effect suggests that even snake oil can have benefits for those who believe.
But still, five pounds is enough room for some kind of placebo effect.
Given an ineffective treatment, patients can experience real health improvements by simply believing that the treatment works—the placebo effect.
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