10 Craziest Myths About The Human Body That Science Has Debunked

Everybody and their moms have accepted a few beliefs about the human body that have ended up being wrong. In spite of the fact that these myths have been proven wrong, they are still generally accepted by many people — possibly you. For example, do you believe you're special because your fingerprints are yours and yours alone? Well, reconsider it! You're not special! At least not because of your fingerprints. We're sure you're very special in other ways.

Everybody and their moms have accepted a few beliefs about the human body that have ended up being wrong. In spite of the fact that these myths have been proven wrong, they are still generally accepted by many people — possibly you. For example, do you believe you’re special because your fingerprints are yours and yours alone? Well, reconsider it! You’re not special! At least not because of your fingerprints. We’re sure you’re very special in other ways.

1. Shaving your body hair makes it grow back thicker.

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This is totally false, a myth propagated by Big Body Wax in order to get you to stop buying razors. Alright, that is not valid, but rather it truly is a myth that your hair becomes back thicker if you shave it. Truth be told, there were studies done in 1928 that proved that shaving had no impact on hair growth. So there! Shave away.

2. Peeing on a jellyfish sting will alleviate the pain.

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It may have worked for Joey in a scene of “Friends,” yet no — urinating on a jellyfish sting does not ease the pain. But, the zone where the individual was stung ought to be washed with vinegar. If vinegar isn’t available, use salt water.

3. You can catch a cold just from being outside in the wet or cold weather.

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At the point when your mom demands you wear a coat or else you’ll come down with a bug, now you can reveal to her she’s off-base. “Cool or wet climate does not cause an icy … The basic chilly is caused by an infection. These infections are all over the place and it is hard to dodge them.”

4. Most of your body heat is emitted through your head

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Your mother probably also always instructed you to wear a cap on the grounds that your head is the place the greater part of your body’s heat escapes from. Indeed, that is wrong, as well! Mother, truly. Get your facts straight. Click on the next page to know more shocking myths.