This is an interesting read of things you can do to trick your body better. This covers things like scratching your ear to stop your throat tickling, or coughing to prevent pain from an injection.
There’s 18 tips all together, and all sound interesting, and almost plausible, enough to try and remember next time you get a blood nose.
10. Unstitch your side!
If you’re like most people, when you run, you exhale as your right foot hits the ground.
This puts downward pressure on your liver (which lives on your right side), which then tugs at the diaphragm and creates a side stitch, according to The Doctors Book of Home Remedies for Men. The fix: Exhale as your left foot strikes the ground.
Trick Your Body Into Submission – [EgoDialogues]