12 biggest facts about the human body that you didn’t know

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“The man doesn’t use his brain enough”, it’s just one of the myths which scientists believe should be forgotten. In addition, read the rest…

Human brain

Myth: People use only 10% of teir brain.

Fact: The majority of the cortex is working at full capacity, even when we are a sleep.

Brain cells

Myth: The brain cells stop to develop when we’re older.

Fact: The neurons are constantly updated throughout life.

Eyesight

Myth: The eyesight deteriorates if we read in the dark or on the monitor.

Fact: The eye strain during these activities, is recovering quickly after a short break.

Hair

Myth: The cracked tops of  the hair can be “cured” with a shampoo or conditioner.

Fact: You can get rid of them only by cutting your hair.

Sences

Myth: People have only 5 sences: eyesight, hearing, smell, taste and sense of touch.

Fact: Scientist belive that people have at least 21 sences. Among the other things, the sense of balance and temperature.

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Cold

Myth: It’s easier to catch a cold when is cold outside.

Fact: The cold is caused by viruses and not the air temperature.

Sneezing

Myth: The heart skips one beat when you sneeze.

Fact: The heart rate can change during sneezing, but it never stops.

Alcohol

Myth: The alcohol warms up the body.

Fact:  The alcohol dilates the blood vessels which is resulting with a feeling of warmth.

Sweat

Myth: With perspiration the toxins are excreted from the body.

Fact: The sweat glands cool the body.

Eyesight

Myth: The carrots improve the eyesight.

Fact: The carrots slow down the degeneration of the muscles, but do not improve the eyesight.

Teeth

Myth: The teeth should be perfectly white.

Fact: The natural tooth color is yellowish.

Burns

Myth: The burns are treated better if you put oil on them.

Fact: You should put something cold like ice on the burn. The ice forms a layer of skin, like membrane which retains the heat of the skin..

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