Obsessing over something consciously or subconsciously is never good. Even if you are not harming anyone by being obsessed compulsively, you might be harming your psychological state. One man from China even harmed himself physically by contracting a severe fungal infection in the lungs due to his ugly obsession of sniffing his socks after work.
A 37-year-old man from with the surname Peng Zhangzhou, Fujian province, China has developed quite an odd habit. Every time he comes home from work, he… uh, takes off his socks and smells them, sweat, odor, and all. He got obsessed to a point where he does it frequently after work. Apparently, Peng is not the only one who does this, other people also do it to check if the socks are still re-usable.
Little did Peng know, this habit would lead to a severe fungal infection in his lungs. At least, this was what doctors believed when they found out about the infection. It seems that the fungal infections which have formed in his socks have spread to his lungs when he inhaled them deeply.
“The infection could also be attributed to the patient’s lack of rest at home as he had
Peng’s mishap can be quite alarming for people. S
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