OCT 02, 2015 03:46 PM PDT

Here's Why it's Important to Get Your Tetanus Booster Shot


Some people are completely against getting shots while visiting their doctor's office. Some are just afraid of needles; others just feel that shots are part of a government conspiracy mind control agenda.

If you're afraid of needles, you should still consider the Tetanus shot every 10 years or so, because we assure you that there are things far scarier than a little needle, such as contracting Tetanus. For those that think everything is a government conspiracy; well, sorry, but no.

Tetanus booster shots prevent a patient from coming down with Tetanus, which is a really harmful type of bacteria that thrives all around us in our world. When it gets into our body, it can multiply and spread to our muscles, which can cause muscular locking and even spasms.

Tetanus has been known to cause problems such as lock jaw, or even bone-breaking muscle spasms that can arch the back. With a proper vaccination cycle, you almost guarantee yourself a Tetanus-free life, but without it, you run the risk of some incredibly painful problems.

About the Author
  • Fascinated by scientific discoveries and media, Anthony found his way here at LabRoots, where he would be able to dabble in the two. Anthony is a technology junkie that has vast experience in computer systems and automobile mechanics, as opposite as those sound.
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