Here's an excellent reason to wear your goggles at the local pool: Researchers at the Centre for Disease Control say nitrogen compounds in urine and sweat react with chlorine to form an irritant that can sting your eyes and turn them red.
And if you've ever found yourself coughing at an indoor pool, the researchers say that's also caused by that pee-chlorine combo.
And they're busting another myth too: There's no such thing as a special pool dye that makes the water change colour when you pee.
No way!Yep and you can't stop me!Well, like, I won't now.
Scientists Say It's Not Chlorine In Pools That Makes Your Eyes Red... It's Pee
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vote votesYep and you can't stop me!
vote votesWell, like, I won't now.