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It lessens pain

It lessens pain

An experiment repeated many times has consistently shown that swearing makes you able to withstand discomfort better.

Using curse words causes actual physiological changes in your body, such as a heightened heart rate. Swearing appears to unleash the fight-or-flight response.

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MORE IDEAS FROM 3 Reasons Why Swearing Is Really Good for Your Brain

It can be a seriously bad idea to let loose and throw a punch at someone who's made us angry.

We use swear words, to let profanity stand in for aggressive action.

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Swearing engages both sides of your brain.

This may be why people who have trouble speaking, such as stroke victims or stutterers, are often able to speak more easily when they curse.

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Swearing is usually regarded as simply lazy language or an abusive lapse in civility.

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Pain management

A study done at Keele University in the U.K. measured the effects swearing had on pain tolerance. They found that we can withstand more pain when using profanity.

Swearing triggers the fight or flight response, which then gives us that burst of energy to make it through the difficult or painful task.

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  • Dropping curse words helps us cope up with pain, both physical and psychological.
  • It triggers a reaction in the mind and body and increases our heart rate and sweat levels.
  • Swearing is so fundamental to the mind and body that people who cannot even speak due to brain damage are sometimes able to swear.
  • Swearing boosts our strength and pain resistance, provided it is used sparingly.

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