17 Disturbing Facts That You'll Immediately Want To Unlearn After Reading This
"We consume about five grams of microplastics every week."
Recently, Reddit user u/jo_exotic asked r/AskReddit, "What is a disturbing fact you wish you could unlearn?" Here are some of the most, well...utterly disturbing facts.
2. It's possible to be allergic to your own blood.
"My biology teacher had a Q&A session before Christmas and one student asked if it's possible to be allergic to your own blood. Unfortunately, you can. Just imagine your own immune system destroying your red blood cells, constant hemorrhaging, and constantly feeling cold and out of breath."
Reddit answers have been edited for length and/or clarity.