Doctor's 'body hacks' go viral with tips to tackle brain freeze and itchy mozzie bites

Doctor's 'body hacks' go viral with tips to tackle brain freeze and itchy mozzie bites

IF you've struggled with anything from brain freeze to mosquito bites, then this one is for you.

One TikTok doctor has revealed a set of 'body hacks' that can help you tackle some of the most common ailments.


Dr Anthony Youn shared the intriguing tricks with his 5.1 million followers who were stunned by how easy the hacks were.

If you've been out and about enjoying the mild weather that the UK has been experiencing lately or if you've finally managed to go on holiday – then you might have been bitten by a mosquito.

These bites can often be itchy and irritating and Dr Young revealed exactly how you can stop the itch.

He explained that there is no need to worry about the itch: "Take a little bit of antiperspirant and rub it agaisnt the mosquito bite.

"That's going to prevent it from itching", he added.

Next up he also revealed the best way to tackle brain freeze.

Brain freeze is caused when your body senses a sudden, extreme cold in the mouth or throat and tries to react to warm up.

Blood vessels then expand throughout the head to let extra blood in to try and keep you watm.

It's the quick change in blood vessels that causes the sudden pain which feels as though your brain is freezing.

Dr Youn said one of the best ways to get rid of this is to push your tongue up to the roof of your mouth for several seconds

 He said: “That will warm your palette and make your brain freeze go away.”

With many kids being back in the classroom, it's likely that many will now be having to go through a series of tests – will many also preparing for them.

If you're revising for a big test then there is something you can do to help.

He said to 'supercharge your brain – go over your notes right before you go to sleep and your brain’s going to help you remember it the next morning.

Many TikTok users agreed that the hacks were helpful and that they 'actually worked'.

Someone else commented: “Interesting! Especially the one about memorising content.”

“Wise words sir,” one fan added.

Another user said: “I needed these hacks, thanks.”

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