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Twenty-Five Amazing Facts About The Human Body

Let’s take a sneak peek into our bodies and study about the most amazing facts about our bodies!

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We often underestimate the blessing of having a healthy body until sickness strikes and confines us to our beds. The human body is a marvelous machine that has ever existed! No matter how many milestones biological science has achieved till date, there is still plenty of room left in our body that is yet to be explored!

Let’s take a sneak peek into our bodies and study about the most amazing facts about our bodies! Go through these facts as it can be a useful resource for biology's best essay writing service help and let us know how many of these facts you were already aware of!

  1. About one liter of saliva is produced each day in your mouth.
  2. Your brain functions more when you’re asleep than awake-explains the dreaming!
  3. There is no concrete scientific evidence about why we yawn, but some scientists believe that yawning helps in regulating the temperature of the human body.
  4. If all the blood vessels in our body are connected and combined from end to end, the size would be so great that it could be wrapped around the Earth four times.
  5. The wisdom tooth has no purpose whatsoever. It is just a leftover part of the body from hundreds of thousands of years ago. It is believed that the brains of early humans grew in size resulting in the reduction of space in the mouth, hence, overcrowding the teeth with the third set of molars.
  6. Obdormition is when your arm falls asleep from lying on it.
  7. Our mouth produces a relatively higher amount of saliva before vomiting to protect teeth erosion from stomach acid in the vomit.
  8. In case of any nerve damage in hand or any other part of the body, the skin won’t be wrinkled when submerged in the water.
  9. Your cornea in the eye is probably the only organ in the human body that has no blood supply! This is because it gets oxygen directly from the air.
  10. The growth hormones in the human body can only be produced while you sleep.
  11. If you resist sneezing by pinching your nose, the action could damage your sense of hearing.
  12. The satisfying sound of cracking knuckles is actually the popping sound of air bubbles assimilating in finger joints.
  13. Your nose can detect about 1 trillion types of smells.
  14. The largest organ of the human body is the skin and consists of about 15 per cent of body weight.
  15. The foot is the most ticklish part of the body.
  16. Goosebumps have actually evolved from our ancestors, as they look more threatening to the predators.
  17. The brain can function for about five to ten minutes even after the person dies.
  18. In a situation of extreme starvation, the human brain will begin to eat itself.
  19.  Despite the fact that we have two kidneys in our body, but we only require one to survive.
  20. You are taller in the morning than you are in the night.
  21. We have concentrated acid in our stomach that could melt the metal. In case of skin exposure, it would burn the skin right through it.
  22. Despite e-identity, we don’t really know the purpose of fingerprints. However, it is believed that they might help wick water away from our hands, prevent blisters or improve the sense of touch.
  23. The human heart pumps more than 3 billion times in the average human lifespan.
  24. The rush of adrenaline in our body causes blushing, and red pigmentation around the cheeks.

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