Monday, June 18, 2012

This is the Scientific Explanation of Vampires

According to the publication of forensic anthropologist Matteo Borrini's research, a female skeletal tomb that died in a 16th century outbreak in Venice, Italy is thought to be the oldest vampire burial ever known. It's still unclear whether the order is indeed a vampire or not.

Other Italian anthropologists are skeptical of this finding. They considered the brick might only be found near the jaw. The status of this woman as a vampire is still in doubt. But, the belief about vampires has spread long ago in Europe. People have taken steps to overcome the threat.

According to anthropologist Paul Barber, the story of vampires has become a legend of local people in every culture. Book writer Vampires, Burial, and Death prints of Yale University Publishers, the United States of America considers that there are some similarities regarding folklore with European vampires.

Villagers combine fears of death with the belief in the curses that afflict them. According to them, people who have just been buried are responsible for the misfortune of their fate. The "corpse" is accused of rising from the grave with an evil purpose.

Decay Process

Folklore offers various ways to protect yourself from vampire attacks. But, there are two basic protection steps.
First, are you prepared to prevent the dead from becoming vampires. This is usually done when someone dies.

It is not uncommon for the body to be dug up in a daily, weekly, or several months afterwards. People will look for evidence that the body has returned to being active in the near future or trying to escape from the coffin.

According to Life's Little Mysteries, sometimes the usual process of decomposition is often considered wrong as a supernatural phenomenon. If the coffin is airtight, body decay may slow down several weeks and months.
Bowel decomposition causes the stomach to appear bloated. This pumps blood up to the mouth. The body looks like it's just sucking blood. These signs are mistaken for evidence of vampire accusations.

One widespread belief was to stab a vampire in his grave. This idea is done by physically thrusting vampires into the earth. The chest part is chosen because it becomes the torso, not because there is a symbolic connection with the heart.

Stabbing does not have to use wooden sticks like the myths circulating. Vampires like genies are believed to be afraid of objects made of metal iron. Stabbing with iron can be even more effective. This method can be seen in the two skeletons found by Bulgarian archaeologists. The chest of the two skeletons was found to have been pierced with iron rods.

Other traditional methods for preventing vampires include burying the body. The vampire's face must face down. His head must also be beheaded. The vampire's mouth is usually filled with garlic. Bricks can also be used as seen in the discovery of the latest vampire skeleton.

To fight the rising vampires, ancient people will bring garlic, amulets, and holy water. In some traditions, the best way to stop a vampire is to carry a small packet of salt. If the vampire is chasing, just spill the salt behind your ground. According to the editor of the science magazine Skeptical Inquirer, Benjamin Radford, this method is believed to make vampires busy counting and stopping chasing.

Some people believe granular objects such as sand can also be used to ward off vampires. Salt is often placed above and around the door for the same reason.

Similar symptoms of disease

Some diseases and disorders also have characteristics similar to vampires. From being susceptible to sunlight to being afraid of garlic and glass. Alliumfobia is a disease of fear of smelly plants. Rabies also causes symptoms similar to vampires with the desire to bite others.

In 1985, scientist David Dolphin discovered a disease similar to the vampire myth. This blood genetic disorder is called Porphyria. Sufferers have the desire to drink human blood to relieve their symptoms. But, this theory is considered only a symptom of misunderstanding. The symptoms of urine which are red in color are considered wrong as a characteristic of blood drinkers.

One of the real symptoms of the disease Porphyria similar to vampires. Patients are very sensitive to light. Only a few minutes of exposure to sunlight, their skin can blister.

Long vampires are also a symptom of disease Hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia. According to the National Institutes of Health, this rare disease makes other teeth non-existent. Leaving only tusks that grow tapered.

VN/The Truth Seeker Media

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