You've probably heard plenty of health tips growing up. Ever hear that going out into the cold will make you sick? Or tilt your head back when you have a nosebleed? Many of these easy-to-remember bits of advice are completely wrong, and some are even bad advice. The following are true statements for common misconceptions about the human body: Sneezing does not stop your heart for a second, coffee does not sober you up, eating sugar does not make children hyperactive, reading in dim light does not damage your eyes-although it will give you temporary eye fatigue because your eyes have to work a little extra in order to focus.
These Beliefs About The Human Body Are False
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Licking your own cut will only make it more likely to get infected. 00:46
Do not tilt your head back when you get a nosebleed. 03:00
Jellyfish stings are activated by freshwater; urine will only make the sting worse. 03:28