People have been studying the human body for thousands of years. In that time we have discovered many interesting things. Watch this video or read the text below to see 25 Amazing facts about the human body.
The nose and ears never stop growing as you get older. Your eyes however remain the same size throughout your life.
If you add up the population of every country in the world, you still don’t get the same number of bacterial microbes that live in your mouth. It’s 20 billion.
The weakest of your five senses is your sense of smell.
Men apparently only use one side of their brain when listening to someone. But women used both.
Not only do we get goosebumps from we’re too scared or stressed but our body secretes more earwax as well.
A normal person produces 28,400 liters of saliva in a lifetime. That’s the same as two swimming pools in terms of measurement.
Your brain takes a lot to run as it uses 20% of your body’s oxygen and calories.
The average human beings swallow one liter of saliva a day.
A sneeze can travel up to 99 miles per hour.
Nobody really knows how much data capacity the brain actually has. Theories wildly vary between 1 terabyte, 3 terabytes or 2.5 petabytes.
Being in love has the same neurological effect as being on amphetamines, an increased heart rate, loss of appetite and sleep, as well as a great feeling of excitement.
If the human brain was a computer, it could perform 38 thousand trillion operations per second.
Almost all humans have their own mini personal air conditioning system inside their body already. The nose can warm air up, cool it down and act like a filter.
Synesthesia is not only a very difficult word to say but it’s also a condition in which senses get muddled up so that person can hear, smells and see sounds. It’s hereditary.
The brain receives nerve impulses of speed up to 240 km/hr.
Loneliness can physically harm you. As your body reacts in the same way to isolation. As it does the physical pain.
Older people can sometimes be short to people. As humans gradually shrink after they reach the age of 30.
The human brain has enough power to light up a small light bulb. As we discharge around 20 watts of electricity.
A combination of 100 muscles work when speaking. Talking means that muscles from the chest, neck, jaw, lips and tongue must all stop collaborate and listen to get the phrase out of the mouth.
Sneezing is actually incredibly dangerous in a weird way. If you hold in a sneeze you risk damaging your precious neck or head. But sneezing too hard can cause a human to fracture a rib.
Blushing causes the lining of your stomach to redden. As well as your cheeks.
Similar to fingerprints, everybody has a unique tongue print.
Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
There are times my mind’s telling me no but body’s telling me yes.
The human brain is actually a very soft substance described as like butter.