Valid Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Swallow Gum

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We’ve all heard the old wives’ tale that if you swallow your gum, you’re destined to have it floating around in your stomach for the next seven years. And, while that’s just a preposterous amount of time to have your Trident sticking around, it’s not completely untrue. Swallowing your gum doesn’t do as much harm as our parents would have liked us to believe, but there are a few reasons why it’s still not a good idea to do. Take a look at five real reasons you shouldn’t swallow your gum.

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