Throughout our lives, we have been told “facts” about our bodies, or how to properly care for ourselves. Without question, we often believe what we are told. We’ve been told not to swallow gum, and that we need a full 8 glasses of water a day to stay healthy, but what if all of this weren’t true. Here is a list of some common myths we have been told that turned out not to be correct:
Nerve cells don’t regenerate
The death of nerve cells is a constant and entirely natural process. New ones appear in various different parts of the brain. When we feel stressed, it is the chemicals that make these cells function and interact with each other, rather than the actual nerve cells, which are used up.