Nexter Comics: 5 Myths About Our Body We Need to Stop Believing Right Now

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There are a lot of common myths about literally everything including our body and health issues. If you still believe that soap kills bacteria and a swollen gum will stay in your stomach for 7 years, read Nexter.org comics right now.

Soap kills bacteria

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Actually, soap only washes bacteria off without killing it. Washing your hands with soap rids them of grease, which is the breeding ground for bacteria.

 

If you swallow a piece of gum, it will stay in your stomach for 7 years

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Although the viscous base of chewing gum is not susceptible to gastric juice and does not dissolve in it, it is excreted from the body naturally through muscular contractions of the stomach.

 

Shaving hair makes it thicker

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After we cut the outer part of a hair, what remains is a blunt, non-conical end, which is what feels hard.

 

Sitting close to the TV worsens your eyesight

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There is no evidence for this. However, sitting close to and watching too much TV can cause eyestrain.

 

Coke dissolves teeth

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The myth that a tooth placed in a glass of Coke will dissolve overnight has been perpetuated for years. This is supposedly due to the presence of three acids — phosphoric, citric, and carbonic — in the drink. However, these can be found in many beverages.


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Nexter Comics: 5 Myths About Our Body We Need to Stop Believing Right Now
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