26 Things You Do Every Day That Are Bad For Your Health

The world is out to get you. That's not metaphorical: Literally everything you do is probably killing you in some way or another.

In the interest of saving your life, we enlisted the help of PSA master AuntieMeme to show the lurking terrors in everyday life that will tear you down without a second a thought.

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FAST FOOD SALADS ARE WORSE FOR YOU THAN BURGERS. 680 calories 36 grams of fat 780 calories 51 grams of fat For example, a Wendy's Spicy Chicken Caesar

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SITTING SHORTENS YOUR LIFE. It doesn't matter if you spend a lot of time at the gym. If you sit the rest of the day you are still at a higher risk of

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SKINNY JEANS CAN CAUSE NERVE DAMAGE. Wearing tight pants That's numbness of like skinny jeans can the leg, stinging compress the lateral pain, oversen

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WEARING A TIE PUTS PRESSURE ON YOUR EYES. A study of 40 men found that adjusting ties to slightly uncomfortable for just three minutes increased int

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WASHING MACHINES ARE FILLED WITH E. COLI BACTERIA. It arrives on your underwear and the average wash cycle doesn't kill it. A 1999 study found colifor

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BRUSHING TEETH IMMEDIATELY AFTER EATING CAN CAUSE SEVERE DAMAGE TO TOOTH ENAMEL. Acidity in foods causes enamel to soften, so brushing can be really d

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SLEEPING IN A BRA IS TERRIBLE For YOUR HEALTH. Women who wear bras while sleeping have lower salivary melatonin levels, because of the increased press

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NIGHT LIGHTS CAUSE BRAIN DAMAGE. Scientists found that hamsters who slept with night lights experienced significant changes to the brain. Those change

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ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS TRICK YOUR BODY INTO GAINING WEIGHT. A study on rodents showed that those who were fed saccharin actually gained more weight tha

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25% OF SOAP DISPENSERS IN PUBLIC RESTROOMS IN THE U.S. ARE CONTAMINATED WITH BACTERIA. CRACKEDCOMt htto:/laem.asm.ora/content/77/9/2898.full

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CHEWABLE VITAMIN C ERODES TEETH. kids CHEWABLE NATURAL c ScE VITAMIN CDIETARY SUPPLEMENT FROM ACEROLACHERRIES OF MALDIGHIA PUNICIFOLIA CACEROLAT FRESH

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SMARTPHONES KILL YOUR ABILITY TO RELAX. Surprisingly, the ability to constantly monitor e-mail causes increased, rather than decreased, stress. It's c

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ANTIBACTERIAL SOAP SPAWNS SUPERBUGS. Widespread use of antibacterial agents in soap leads to thE evolution of drug-resistant superbugs, such as strept

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POSITIVE THINKING CAN MAKE YOU MORE DEPRESSED, AND MORE LIKELY TO COMMIT SUICIDE. Studies show that people with high self-esteem felt marginally bette

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INTENSE EXERCISE CAN CAUSE A MAN'S GENITALS TO SHRINK, AND EVEN RETRACT UP INTO HIS BODY. It happens to runners, cyclists, swimmers- any athlete who t

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FACIAL PIERCINCS CAN BRAIN. MESS UP YOUR Scientists suspect that getting facial piercings can damage the facial trigeminal nerve, which connects the p

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YOUR LASER PRINTER COULD BE RUINING YOUR LUNGS. 40 percent of laser printers emit clouds of toner which, when breathed, are as toxic as cigarette smok

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STAYING INDOORS IS KILLING YOUR SEX DRIVE. Spending time in the sunshine bathes the body in vitamin D, which raises testosterone production. So go out

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YOUR DESK IS CRAWLING WITH GERMS. Scientists who swabbed office desks found 21,000 germs per square inch, and 25,000 on phones. For comparison, the to

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CHOCOLATE CONTAINS LEAD. Cocoa bean shells have the ability to absorb lead from the air, and Nigeria, the source of much of our chocolate, uses leaded

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PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO BRIGHT LIGHTS CAN MAKE YOU SICK. The use of fluorescent lights and/or over-illumination can cause health concerns including head

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BOREDOM IS BAD FOR YOUR HEART. London researchers found that men with dull, unchallenging jobs were at higher risk for heart attack. Boredom makes you

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MEN'S NIPPLES BLEED DURING LONG-DISTANCE RUNS. 1634 Nipples don't callus, so they're sensitive to the salt caused by sweat. The salt combines with the

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GIVING BIRTH LYING ON YOUR BACK WITH YOUR FEET IN THE AIR MAKES LABOR LONGER AND HARDER, AND INCREASES THE CHANCE OF TEARING. Extended pushing can cau

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THE AIR IN YOUR OFFICE COULD BE UP TO 100 TIMES DIRTIER THAN THE AIR OUTSIDE. IIHTH It's called Sick Building Syndrome, and is a result of the energy

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DAILY SHOWERING MAKES YOU MORE LIKELY TO GET SICK. Constant showering and bathing strip off the skin's horny layer and leave us more susceptible to di

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