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IN Health & Fitness ON 29 Jan, 2016
We are often faced with irritating or annoying little things of our body such as a sore throat, or a headache. And more often that not, we just do random things in an attempt to relieve ourselves of such things, but we all know that we wouldn't be lying if we called such attempts as ineffective and foiled. It is possible that you've already given up on finding a suitable solution to such little problems, but whatever be the case, we're here to tell you that there are some wacky solutions which you can use, and yes, they work! So scroll down, and check them out.
Whenever you feel a tickle in your throat, try scratching your ear instead of your throat. That helps because when the nerves in the ear are stimulated, it creates a reflex in the throat that can cause a muscle spasm.
If you're finding it difficult to hear what another person is saying because his volume is way too low, then lean in with you right ear forward. That's because the right ear is better at picking up voices while the left is more effective for picking up musical tones.
Coughing while dealing with a needle helps divert your body's attention from where the needle is being pricked, to the chest. So, that's a good help.
Here's a fun trick to swallow a number of tablets at one go. All you have to do is tilt your head forward, not back, so the capsules should float and will naturally sit at the back of your throat, all ready and in a position to swallow.
The esophagus and stomach connect at an angle, and when you sleep on the right, your stomach sits higher than the esophagus, which then allows food and stomach acid to slide up your throat. That's why sleeping on your left can help avoid acid reflux.
Ice the part of your hand between your thumb and index finger. This can help to a good extent as the nerve pathways that are at the base of the "V-part" of the hand between thumb and index fingers will stimulate the area of the brain that blocks pain signals from the face and the hands.
It's better to press finger burns with the fingers of your other hand, rather than applying ice, as this technique helps bring burns down to normal temperatures, and avoid blisters.
Blow on your thumb to pace your heart down. The vagus nerve is responsible for your heart rate and you can control it through breathing.
Nearsightedness is caused by continuous near-point stress. So letting you eyes be a little flexible in use can help avoid near-sightedness.
Pressing the region between the thumb and the index finger helps increase blood flow through the head and other parts of the body, and thus helps relieve a migraine in an odd four minutes.