Discover myths about the body you could've sworn were true.
From absurd and comical to downright serious, myths about our bodies persist despite the research. Does gum really get stuck in your stomach for seven years? Do you really "break the seal" on that first trip to the bathroom? Should you tilt your head back to stop a nose bleed? Find out which myths have fooled you. Get the full list here.
To Stop a Nosebleed, You Should Tilt Your Head Back
Rather, you should tilt your head forward while pinching just below the bridge of your nose to prevent the blood from rushing out (make sure you breathe through your mouth).