Why chewing on ice is better than sex for some people

November 11, 2014 3:25 PM

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Why chewing on ice is better than sex for some people

If you need coffee as a morning pick-me-up, you're not alone. If you need to chomp through a cup of ice, you're also not alone—but there are fewer people like you.

Such ice-eaters may suffer from pagophagia (a compulsive craving for ice) that could be caused by an iron deficiency, the Washington Post reports. In a study published in Medical Hypotheses, researchers asked both healthy and anemic participants to consume either a glass of lukewarm water or a cup o...

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