To feel the effect of the nocebo on yourself, it is not necessary to provoke any priest of voodoo – just scroll through a couple of newspapers or exchange gossip with colleagues. Scientists claim that beliefs that are hazardous to health can be transmitted from person to person and spread through the media. Remember – some time ago there was a rumor that cell phones are detrimental to the brain, and although no one has yet provided scientific evidence of this, thousands of people around the world have declared that the mobile phone has become a source of headache for them, in the literal sense of the word. Continue reading
Depression, this scourge of modern times, has become a particularly serious problem for young people. We often feel lonely, upset, dissatisfied, misunderstood and we hope that this will soon pass. What happens to us in such cases – is it just a bad mood or already the threat of depression?
We have collected 20 interesting facts that will help you answer this question and get to know this demon of our epoch closer. Continue reading