11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths


  • Shaving makes your hair thicker. With age, hair becomes thicker and darker, but that has nothing to do with shaving. After shaving, hairs have dulled tips, which give the effect of stiff hair.
  • You should sleep 8 hours a day. Scientists believe that periods of sleep are different for every person. It depends on your genes and many other factors. Try to listen to your body to understand what it nee

11 Facts About Our Bodies That Turned Out to Be Myths

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  • Urinating can reduce the pain of a jellyfish sting. This myth became very popular after an episode of Friends. But urine can’t neutralize the burning after a jellyfish sting. It will be much better to wash the affected area with clean water.

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