18 tricks to teach your body

Some very useful tricks here. Soothe a burn, slow down heart rate, unstitch your side when running, cure a toothache, clear a stuffed nose… The one about coughing when getting an injection to stop the pain of the little pinprick isn’t too smart, because it will be made redundant when you need to stop the pain of the two inch gash the nurse just made in your arm.

2005.11.28