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These Common Medical Myths We Believed Are True Since Long

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People have started believing medical myths with ample of trust and obedience being scared and worried about their own health. Most of these medical myths are passed on from generation to generation. But now, in this technical and well-reasoned world, there is no place for rumors, so let’s find out.

 

1. Eating Spicy Food Can Cause Ulcers

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Spicy food doesn’t result in ulcers, in fact, the bacteria Helicobacter pylori that is found in contaminated food and water causes ulcers.

 

2. Human Beings Use Only 10% Of Their Brains

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However, the truth is that humans use all the parts of their brains as the brain is divided up into different parts like reasoning, memory, etc. So we may not be using all the parts at the same time but when we go through different situations. And if humans had used just 10% of their brains, their IQ would have been equal to an average sheep.

 

3. Sitting Close To The Tv Or Reading In The Dark Can Ruin Your Eyesight

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Sitting too close to your Tv or reading in the dark may temporarily hurt your eyes and they may recover after a break but cant ruins your eyesight.

 

4. Cold Weather Make You Fall Sick

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The vulnerability of cold points more towards the ones who dwell in hot areas than that of the ones who live in cold areas. Just the fact is that germs spread faster in cold weather due to the high density of air.

 

5. Supplements Are Always Good For Health

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One should be careful while ingesting such stuff as an overdose may lead to toxic side-effects and even cancer to an extent. Though if taken in moderation, they may prove beneficial.

Anushka Jain
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