How do pills work when you pop them? In specific, aspirin and ibuprofen. We wonder how it makes your body feel less pain.
The key to understand how it works is to understand how our body reacts to pain in the first place. The video after the jump gives us a good understand by simplifying all that science into this: aspirin and ibuprofen literally block certain enzymes from reacting with an acid that cause pain and other bad stuff from going on. Hit the jump to watch the video. [YouTube via Neatorama]