Hiccup is a convulsive contraction of the diaphragm, causing a sudden strong inhalation with a characteristic sound. Stuck unpleasant, what to say.
What causes it?
In order to reduce the level of discomfort from hiccups, people thought of attributing its origin to the fact that it is a person who has “the soul speaks with God” or something that someone remembers. What does science say? Continue reading
Top 10 most stupid health myths
1 Bubble Gum
Myth: Swallowed chewing gum has been digested for seven years.
Truth: Despite the fact that chewing gum sticks to almost everything, your stomach is one of the few exceptions! Experts recognize that your body can not digest the gum, but it will quietly pass through the digestive system in a completely normal period of time (about 24 hours for the average person). But, what is most interesting, it, as if to say, will come out in the same form as it got into your body – in the form of a sticky lump! Continue reading
The scientific name for the headache is cephalalgia.
The brain itself does not feel pain, because it does not have pain receptors.
It is estimated that no less than 80% of the population of the planet had a headache at least once in their lives, while 25-40% had its appearance characterized by “enviable” constancy. Continue reading