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Over-the-counter meds influence our emotions

I bet you don't think twice before buying over-the-counter pain-killers. However, authors of a new review article studying the effects of Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen on emotional responses have stated that as compared to those taking placebos women taking pain meds reported lower feelings of painful emotion or betrayal. Men, on the other hand, had an opposite pattern of response. Also, individuals taking these meds made more errors of omission and also were less disturbed emotionally by reading other people's physical or emotional pain. This shows that pain meds not only affect the physical but also the psychological.

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