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7 Helpful Health Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

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Written by Collins Nwokolo

What do health hacks mean? Well, these are simple hacks for better health and for your body.

Yes, it’s not just the tech area that has tips and tricks, health also does.

And today, I am about to reveal some of the best health tips, tricks, and hacks to you.

These will definitely blow your mind. So please sit back and prepare to be amazed!!!

 

1. How to open a blocked nose

Do you normally have cold and catarrh? Is your nose always blocked you have to breathe through your mouth? Here is how to open a stuffed nose. There are numerous ways, but this is the simplest.

You pinched your nose tightly and close your mouth so that you’re no longer breathing. As you do so,

Rock your head back and forth, do this till you can’t hold your breath anymore.

Once you release your nostrils, voila! You can easily breathe through your nose. This is because nasal congestion is aided by blood vessels, and when you stop breathing, your brain tells those blood vessels to decongest.

Note, this trick doesn’t really last.

 

2. How to feel less pain when taking injections

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Have you ever taken injections? Yes, I’m sure you have. Most people are afraid of injections. Now, these are some pretty cool that will help you feel very little pain.

 Squeeze something, because you need something to direct your pain to.. (Hope do not sound like a Shaolin master). Preferably a tennis ball.

 Cough, According to some German researchers, coughing can reduce the feeling of pain. Because the pain that is felt in your chest and upper body will inhibit the pain, you could feel from the injection.

 Listen to music.

 

3. How to stop eating too much

Sometimes we just can’t control the amount or the rate at which we eat. You might to reduce your food intake, if you’re seeking to lose weight. Here are some tricks for that.

• Eat slowly. Eating too much food has been linked with how fast we eat, so if you want to eat less, you have to eat slow. What if you are a fast eater? Here is what you should do, listen to slow, soft music while eating. That’ll just do the trick.

 Chew gum. Yes, chewing gum can reduce appetite a lot.

 Drink two glasses of water before eating.

 

4. How to stop a sneeze

Sneezes are annoying and so loud, believe me, I understand. This is an awesome trick to help you stop or rather intercept a sneeze.

Once you feel a sneeze coming, here are things you should do.

• Breathe in deeply

• Press your lower lip against your upper lip very well

• Massage your nose vigorously.

And abracadabra the sneeze has retreated.

 

5. How to stop a hiccup

Hiccups are equally annoying and irritating. There are many different ways that have been said to cure hiccups, but you can’t do most of them in public. For example, one method is;

• Standing up and holding one of your legs behind your back with your hand and using the other hand to shut your nose tightly. Then you jump till the hiccup stops. That can’t be done in public.

Other ways include:

• Drinking water with a straw while your fingers are covering your ear

• Eating a little amount of salt

• Drink water upsidedown

 

6. How to swallow a bitter pill

Swallowing pills can be a bit of a challenge because sometimes there taste are really awful. How do you easily swallow a bitter drug easily? The difficulty here is that you want to swallow a pill fast, but you don’t know how to get it to your throat. That is why you tilt your head backward so fast. Here’s what you should be doing.

• Instead of tilting your head back, you should move it forward. It helps faster swallowing because the drug is going to float in the water, back, till it gets to your throat. You won’t even know when you have swallowed the drug.

 

7. How to stay longer before going to the restroom

This is a very necessary health hack you should take note of. It’s common that we find ourselves in circumstances where we really need to use the restroom but can’t because of a certain situation. Now here’s what you can do.

Distract yourself by thinking of something else. This may seem very difficult, but it works very well.

 You can also scratch the back of your calf very vigorously. This helps by ‘deceiving’ your brain to forget about the visit to the toilet for a short time.

 

So there you have it! I’m sure you enjoyed reading. Please, I would love to read your comments.

 

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Collins Nwokolo

Collins Nwokolo is a passionate blogger and an amazing writer. He is a health and fitness enthusiast who loves sharing helpful information to people.

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