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Q. Can I catch pneumonia, if I go outside with wet hair?
My Mother used to tell me when I was a kid that if I go outside with wet hair, I will catch pneumonia. Is this true?
|A1||Are you seiously, Ann? I mean, I'm sure y're wet hair make Pneumonia?...I sorry this is not true.|
|A2||IF YOUR WET WATER REMOVES MORE HEAT FROM THE BODY FASTER THAN WHEN YOUR DRY ALSO CONSIDER THAT HEAT RISES WE LOSE MOST OF THE TOP OF OUR HEADS WHEN YOU ADD WATER YOU DRAMATICLY LOWER YOUR TEMPERATURE ON YOUR HEAD AND ALSO CONSIDER THAT IF YOUR MOVING FROM A COLD PLACE TO A WARM PLACE SEVERAL TIMES A DAY LIKE A FREEZER ON A HOT SUMMER DAY OR INDOORS TO OUT DOORS IN THE WINTER TIME 20 MINUTE INTERVALS I WILL SAY YES YOU CAN CATCH COLD AN GET THE SNIFFLES, COUGH AND OR SORE THROUGHT BUT I DO AGREE THAT YOU WON'T NECISARLY GET PENOMNIA FROM JUST WET HAIR ALONE THERES MANY MORE FACTORS FOR THAT.|
|A3||Wet hair will not cause you to catch pneumonia. It can not be caught that way. Colds are usually spread by hand-to-hand contact with another cold sufferer or by sharing objects like utensils, towels, and telephones. Influenza is easily spread through the air by sneezing and coughing. Pneumonia typically follows a cold or flu.|
Q. why is it bad to walk outside with wet hair after you have taken a shower , when it's clod out side?
what can happen to me if i will do it ?
|A1||I've done this several times. The few times, my mother told me not to, I caught a cold.|
|A2||if you have problem with your sinuses- it'll give you hard time. otherwise: Chilling does not hinder your immunity |
as long as you aren’t so cold that your body defenses are destroyed.
In 1958, a paper in the American Journal of Hygiene (Volume 68)
reported that more than 400 volunteers were exposed to viruses
that cause colds. Some were exposed to very cold temperatures
while wearing heavy coats, some to 60 degree temperatures while
wearing underwear, and some to a very warm 80 degrees. All had
the same rate of infection. it's a myth.
Q. My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain.
My brother is a heavy alcoholic. He has very recently been diagnosed with wet brain. I am wondering what this wet brain is all about?
|A||It known as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome also referred to as wet brain often is seen in later stage alcoholics. This condition shows up on an MRI as a smaller less functional brain. The symptoms such as short term memory loss, inability to learn new things, inability to concentrate or focus could apply to a lot of things. I have never known people actually diagnosed with this. This knowledge I gained through surfing the net.|
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