Dr Oz: Wives Tales From Doctors
One Wive’s Tale Dr Oz wants to investigate is feed a cold starve a fever. About half and half believe in this Wives Tale. It’s actually false. You need to stay hydrated to fight colds and fevers. Dr Oz said chicken soup really will help a cold. The vapor help clear your sinuses and it’s full of healthy ingredients essential for fighting illness.
Dr Oz: Caffeine Stunt Growth?
A Wives Tale we’ve all been told: don’t drink coffee, it will stunt your growth. This myth has no truth behind it. Drinking coffee won’t prevent you from making it in the NBA. Caffeine will keep you up at night and raise your blood pressure. It’s a good idea to watch the amount of caffeine you are having. The best way to handle this is that kids have one caffeine drink a day, adults can have two. after 3 p.m., no one should be having caffeine.
Dr Oz: Do You Snore More On Your Back?
If your spouse just won’t stop snoring at night, nudge them to roll over. It’s true that people do snore more on their back. The tongue is push back and a kazoo effect is created. Some people even double snore, in and out. Most snoring when you breath in.
Dr Oz: Should You Stretch Before Working Out?
Jillian Michaels, trainer on The Biggest Loser, said that the old lesson of stretching before a workout can actually weaken your muscles. Instead you need to do a warm up or jogging, then workout, then static stretch your warm muscles out. This is the way to prevent injury.
Dr Oz: Wait 30 Minutes to Go Swimming After You Eat
Dr Oz said that Wives Tale he was always told is that you need to wait 30 minutes before swimming after you eat. He said it drove him nuts and he would skip eating before swimming to get in the water faster. It’s actually false! Digestion won’t rid your limbs of too much blood, the worst that could happen is a normal stomach cramp.
Dr Oz: Cracking Your Knuckles Causes Arthritis?
Dr Oz’s father told him that cracking his knuckles will cause arthritis. Still, his sister continued and still cracks her back, knuckles, toes, and neck when she wakes up in the morning. She asked her brother and he said that it’s a huge myth. The only thing that happens is you pop the gas bubble that forms between your bones.
Dr Oz: A Drafty Room Will Make You Sick
Dr Oz was also told growing up that sleeping in a room with a draft, or going outside with wet hair, will make you sick. Well, it hasn’t hurt me yet, but I’m interested in Dr Oz’s findings. He said that it’s an old Wives Tale. The weather won’t make you sick, just germs!