Can Tylenol Help Heal a Broken Heart?
Geege Schuman stashed this in Love
I'm reluctant to espouse Tylenol since it is bad for the liver.
It seems like it would be okay as a very short-term treatment, because
"The physiological response to a rejection is entirely different from that of a threat. We have an innate need for acceptance, just like we need water and food to survive. In a manner somewhat opposed to when we’re faced with a threat, rejection activates our parasympathetic nervous system.
A signal is sent through the vagus nerve from our brain to our heart and stomach. The muscles of our digestive system contract, making it feel as if there’s a pit in the deepest part of our stomach. Our airways constrict, making it harder to breathe. The rhythmic beating of our heart is slowed so noticeably that it feels, literally, like our heart is breaking."