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#10 – Your fingers swell up from water

15 Incredible Myths Everyone Believes!

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People consider that wrinkling is the result of water passing into the outer layer of the skin and making it swell up. In fact, this effect doesn't occur fingers have damaged nerve. This points to the change being an involuntary reaction by the body's autonomic nervous system that also controls breathing, heart rate and perspiration. In reality, the distinctive wrinkling is caused by blood vessels constricting below the skin.

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