Life is always changing in all aspects. Each moment science comes up with discoveries that astound us. Of course, science and today’s tech have always helped ease life and unveil facts which we have never thought are real. Besides, the revealing of new facts and proving their existence have made us, humans, understand more about life and the human body.
Although there is plenty of anonymous facts about the human body, science will step in to uncover them. That’s why the application of science is inevitable for the development of medicine and overpassing health issues.
In this post, I’m going to share weird, yet cool, and astonishing facts about health and the human body. Let’s get started.
Human Body Facts
#1 The blood pressure is capable of shooting blood as far as 30 feet.
#2 An average body generates around 454 kilograms of red blood cells (RBCs) in a whole lifetime.
#3 There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in the adult human body.
#4 Because of the similarities in their chemical composition, seawater resembles the human blood to a great extent.
#5 The size of the brain is not one of the criteria to determine its capacity which impacts the ability to analyze data and do calculations.
#6 Although the human brain represents only 2% of the human body weight, it uses 15% of the blood supply, and up to 20% of the oxygen inhaled.
#7 Most people have short term memories of about 5 to 9 items or digits.
#8 The nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
#9 The heart of an adult human may weigh up to 284 grams.
#10 The woman’s heart beats faster than that of a man.
#11 One kiss may take up to 6.4 calories per minute.
#12 Kissing permits the exchanging of about 278 colonies of bacteria.
#13 If the intestines of an adult human are squeezed, they could make a coffee-mug of bacteria.
The human body is a miraculous self-healing machine, but those self-repair systems require a nutrient-dense diet.
#14 At the age of 60, most people have already lost half of the taste buds they have.
#15 Tooth decay is the most prevalent non-contagious disease in the world.
#16 Fear is the most contagious disease in the world. Besides, it’s the origin of low self-confidence.
#17 You blink every 2-10 seconds. While you focus on each word at this moment, your eyes swing back and forth 100 times a second.
#18 Every second, the retina performs 10 billion computer-like calculations.
#19 A human kidney consists of more than 1 million nephrons, little tubes, with a length that may exceed 20 miles.
#20 Diabetes is one significant cause of blindness.
#21 During a lifetime, the hair of one human being could grow to about 1000 kilometers.
#22 People who have never get married are more liable to psychiatric conditions than married people do.
#23 Since laughing is a pain killer with zero side effects, you have to laugh on a regular basis.
#24 No two people’s fingerprints are the same, even among identical twins.
# 25 Having no saliva means having no ability to taste. Saliva dissolves foods and drinks and that is how we taste them.
Do you believe the human body has limits? Though it’s astonishing, it’s confusing and lots of facts with unclear explanations need further searching.
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