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We’re Cured! Science Says Tylenol Can Heal Your Existential Woes

Are we sure this study wasn't sponsored by Tylenol?
Teens need Tylenol (Photo: AceShowBiz)

Teens need Tylenol (Photo: AceShowBiz)

Crippled by anxiety produced by the realization that, quite simply, your youth is fleeting? Paralyzed by your desire to sit in a dark room, chain smoking e-cigarettes and listening to Saves the Day on your first-gen iPod? Think the (emo) Skype emoticon really just gets you? Cheer up! Science has found a solution: just take a damn Tylenol.

According to CTV News, a recent study conducted by the University of British Columbia found that acetaminophen, the active ingredient found in Tylenol, can help quell anxiety and the “feelings that we get when we feel uncertain or we feel a lack of purpose or confused.” Furthermore, Tylenol can help “block social rejection.” You hear that, foreveralones?

Everyone at Thought Catalog take two Tylenol and call us in the morning.

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