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ABC medical news
Who doesn’t love the smell of bacon in the morning? Let’s hope that people with chronic nosebleeds really love it, because doctors have found new evidence that strips of bacon inserted up the nose can stop nosebleeds.
Yes, it’s true. A report published in the Annals in Otology, Rhinology and Larynology found that strips of “cured salted pork crafted as a nasal tampon and packed within the nasal vaults” successfully stopped a 4-year-old girl’s nosebleeds.
The authors noted that this was the “first description of nasal packing with strips of cured pork for treatment of life-threatening hemorrhage. . .
. . . Doctors of yesteryear apparently knew much about the curative powers of cured pork.
According to a report in the Guardian, doctors in the 1940s and 1950s reported the benefits of salt pork in stopping the occasional nosebleed. Eventually, doctors may have turned up their noses at the practice because of “bacterial and parasitic complications,” as well as improved medical techniques, . . .
Originally posted by Starchild23
reply to post by charles1952
Considering everything strictly healthy tastes awful, and we love everything that's bad for us, don't be surprised if you develop cancer from bacon.
Too much of a good thing, you know...
Originally posted by charles1952
Mmmm Bacon! Is there anything it can't do?
Originally posted by yourboycal2
Bacon is bad for you !!
Pork is bad for you !!