Myth: Cold weather makes you sick.
Fact: While temperatures might affect the cold viruses themselves, people are no more likely to get sick in colder temperatures than they are in warmer ones.
Myth: Sugar makes you hyperactive.
Fact: While a drop in blood sugar may make a person feel faint, consumption of excess sugar while a person is already feeling fine has no effect on their energy level.
Myth: Keep the patient awake in case they have a concussion.
Fact: A patient with a concussion wouldn’t suffer any negative consequences from sleeping it off. The myth originates from head injuries with internal bleeding, which have been known to cause the patient to go into coma.