20 myths about health. Stop believing!

1) Coffee is unhealthy. True: a couple cups of a flavored drink a day will not do much harm, but rather, will improve your overall well-being.
2) Sweat releases toxins. Truth: thanks then our body cools down. And only salt, water, electrolytes – its true composition, and toxins have nothing to do with it!
3) Awakening a sleepwalker is dangerous! Truth: there are legends that the sleepwalker’s alleged anxiety during a night trip threatens him with a heart attack.
4) Acne comes from fried chocolate and chocolate. True: There can be many causes that cause acne, including makeup, high humidity, and sweating.
5) Fresh vegetables, berries and fruits are healthier than frozen ones. True: fresh products that have lain on supermarket shelves for a long time lose their beneficial properties.
6) Coffee is sobering. True: a person becomes sober only when alcohol is completely eliminated from the body, and caffeine only deceives the brain.
7) From sugar consumption, children become overly active. Truth: children are hyperactive by nature, whether they eat sugar or not.
8) You need to clean your ears with cotton buds. True: cotton buds are not safe for hearing, as they push sulfur even deeper.
9) Alcohol warms the truth: it does not heat, but expands our blood vessels, creating an instant sensation of heat that passes very quickly.
10) A cold shower will help sober up. Truth: this will not help!
11) Organic products exclude pesticides. Truth: When organic fruits and vegetables are supposedly grown, they are allowed to fertilize them with special chemicals, which, when abused, cause even greater harm to the environment compared to synthetic ones.
12) Accidentally swallowed chewing gum has not been digested for at least 5 years. True: indeed, chewing gum is not absorbed by the body.
13) Do not crackle your fingers, it threatens arthritis! Truth: Nitrogen escapes during joint destruction. This process is absolutely safe.
14) Men think about sex every 7 seconds. Truth: Most likely, this myth is simply an exaggeration of the fact established by the Kinsey Institute – 55% of men visit sexual fantasies every day.
15) A heart attack is accompanied by acute pain. Truth: a person does not notice 50% of attacks at all. But even this pain is not acute – it resembles heartburn, toothache or an unpleasant sensation in the hand.
16) Honey is much healthier than regular sugar. True: science has proven that honey has the same effect as corn syrup. However, confectionery products contain much more sugar, so it is more harmful and high in calories.
17) The gene, due to which the hair turns red, has almost disappeared. True: this gene is recessive, and in order for it to disappear forever, all its carriers must die without leaving offspring.
18) Sex before the competition does not affect the result. True: not much energy is spent on sex.
19) Half an hour swimming after eating provokes a cramp. Truth: Not one case was documented. Its origin appeared in 1911 from instructions for scouts.
20) Vomiting is possible to protect the body from toxic substances. Truth: Sounds convincing, but you should not make hasty decisions, but rather consult a doctor.


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