Why I get always electrified or shock?

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    dashingmeposted 5 years ago

    Why I get always electrified or shock?

    whenever I hold things like door of the car, and door knobs in the house. These usually happens to me and sometimes scared me to hold things that I think I might get electrified. Im curious. Why is that happening to me always.

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    Copper Manposted 5 years ago

    It's called static electricity.
    It usually happens when the air has lost a lot of moisture, as often occurs indoors in winter time when windows and doors of buildings remain tightly shut. Running a humidifier in a room may help. If the outside air has more moisture, slightly opening a window may add moisture to the room.
    Either inside or outside a building, static electricity may occur if you wear the wrong kind of shoes. Try rubber-soled shoes. If your clothes tend to cling and wrinkle, toss one or two sheets of fabric softener in your clothes dryer on wash day.
    You didn't hear it here, but if you hold a friend's hand when touching a door knob or car door handle, he or she will get the shock. For some reason I can't get anyone to hold hands with me anymore.

    Read more here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Static_electricity

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      dashingmeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ah! I thought something wrong on me:) I now know. Im still afraid to open and shut the doors because I don't like the weird feeling of being shock. I feel like I carry high voltage..lol! Thank you for the comment I appreciate it.

 
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