Tag: Poop-out; tachyphylaxis; depression

When happiness fades: the poop-out effect

“The medication doesn’t work anymore,” is a sentence I often hear. But why would your medication stop working? Is it even possible?

The answer is yes. Bacteria can get resistant against antibiotics and when we become addicted to something like painkillers, sleeping tablets, or alcohol, our body develops a tolerance for these and you find yourself in a situation where you require more in order  to obtain the same effect.

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