Housecall For Health: Swearing & Pain

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Dirty mouth? Don’t be so quick to clean it up the foul language. A new study regarding pain suggests that swearing may be a good thing.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon has more in today’s “Housecall For Health”:

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New research says that if you’re in pain, swearing can help. A study published in the Journal of Pain found that swearing increased both a person’s pain tolerance and heart rate. In a trial where volunteers hands were submerged in freezing water, those who repeated swear words were able to tolerate the cold for twice as long as those who were not allowed to use expletives.

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Housecall For Health. I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.