Don't believe everything you hear, despite how unique, wacky or cool it might sound.

In a bid to breakdown fact from fiction, the Summer Herald looked at seven medical myths to see if there is

1) Shaved hair grows back faster


2) Sweet dreams are made of cheese


3) Eating carrots helps with night-vision

4) Dog licks can help mend wounds

5) Cold weather makes you sick

6) You shouldn't swim for at least 45 minutes after eating

7) People only use 10 per cent of their brains