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11 Bizarre Tips That Will Help You Live Long And Prosper

The Vulcan Salute symbolises it best, but what does it take to live long and prosper?These weird and bizarre tips will keep you living longer and have been proven to work.

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1. Clean and disinfect a wound with Honey!


Did you know that Honey can fight bacteria better than some over the counter creams? A study in the Archives of Surgery found that honey is capable of destroying almost all strains of the most common wound-infecting bacteria.

2. Always choose the first stall!


Experts have found that the closest stall to the door has the least amount of bacteria, most likely because most people don't prefer to be closest to the entrance, and those are the people won't be living as long as you! Always remember to stand when you flush too!

3. Stop the Bleeding!


If you cut yourself in the kitchen and don't have anything clean to grab right away reach for your pepper shaker. Pepper spice is known for clotting the blood. Make sure to clean the cut first then sprinkle the pepper and apply pressure. It's not recommended to try this on a bloody nose!;)

4. Change Your Name!


Studies prove that those with positive initials like W.O.W. or J.O.Y. live up to 4 1/2 years longer than those with average initials. And those with negative initials like A.S.S. or D.U.D. live on average 3 years less.

5. Prevent Headaches

Via Fred Sheftell, MD, director of the New England Center for Headache in Stamford

If you feel like you are getting stressed put a pencil in your mouth, but don't bite down. Fred Sheftell, MD, director of the New England Center for Headache in Stamford explains that this will prevent your jaw from clenching and tightening up and you will be able to avoid more headaches.

8. Break A Fever With Your Armpit


Any temperatures above a mild fever(102 degrees) should be addressed immediately. The best way to lower temperature fast is to put an ice pack or bag of frozen corn under your armpit, or even near the groin area. This is the best for immediate action, but if you are running a temperature over 102 you should contact your family physician or visit Zocdoc to find a doctor near your.

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