Here's some evidence to refute the myths:
A [url=https://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/library/HQ/01010.html]statement from the Mayo Clinic. [/url]
Another example of why anecdotal evidence and seeminly common sense reasoning can lead the masses astray. What may logically seem to be harmful may in fact be beneficial. This thread illustrates the need to include and consider quantitative data and medical studies when they are available.