There are many surprising and even shocking things in this world, but some of these amazing things are hidden right in our bodies. Let’s discover 10 top of them.
Can the stomach really be in the throat?
When we get on a swing or a roller coaster, or just in a fast elevator, we say: my stomach is in my throat. Is that true? Just imagine, it is! Your insides are shifting up and down, and your brain detects such movements. Surely the feeling you get is a bit exaggerated. Your stomach does not go so far up to your throat, but it moves!
Do your feet keep on growing, when the rest of the body stopped?
Another interesting fact about the human body. Feet can swell and increase in size with age. Usually with the age people have large feet size, because they endure much pressure and carry our weight. They get flatter and larger by a size or two.
Do seniors smell?
Is there such a thing as the smell of aging? Well, scientists say there is, but the truth is that young people smell even more. Their smell is more intense than that of elderly folks. And middle-aged people smell more intensely than the old ones, but less intensely than the young ones.
Why do we pee at night, but rarely do the other business?
Well, when your body rests, all its major muscles relax too. The gut ones get tuned to the overall state of the organism. That is why they relax and stop pushing the wastes out of your body at night. The majority of people rarely gets an urge to empty their stomach, but do wake up to pee.
Why women get cold easier than men?
Well, scientists believe their vessels are more responsive to cold. They get quickly narrowed down, and women feel cold in their extremities and the entire body. So, it might be that ladies are less resistant to the low temperatures than men are.
What fingerprints are for?
Evidently, initially, they were not designed for the forensic experts to single out our identities. So, what are they for? Well, scientists believe, they enhance our grip on things. However, some research was carried out, and that idea proved to be false. In reality, fingerprints even worsen the grip on flat surfaces, as they lessen the contact surface of your fingertips. They think these prints could make the tips of the fingers stretchier to avoid the damage of the skin.
Can you stop hiccups by holding breath and why?
Hiccups are the spasm in your diagram. When you hold the breath, your body increases the level of dioxide. This build up stops the seizure.
Can joint pain predict the weather?
Just before the bad weather is to set in, the pressure in the atmosphere drops down. That may cause tissue expansion in the body. This way more liquid goes in there and causes swelling. People with arthritis may experience more pain during such periods of time.
Got a growling stomach? Find out why!
Usually, this happens, when you are hungry. The stomach muscles start moving, shifting the juice inside, to get ready for food. And it growls!
Why our armpits stink?
This is not the only spot on your body that sweats. But why do these places stink? Most of the sweat released by the skin of the other body parts creates salts and water. However, the sweat glands in the armpits release oil. That is what bacteria love to eat. It is not your smell, but theirs. It’s the smell of their poop, and they wildly grow in number, when you sweat.
These ten amazing facts about your body can help you understand your own organism and stay intact with it.