This article presents 8 very unusual facts about your body that you might’ve not even thought about.
Men’s breasts can produce milk
All humans have milk glands, milk ducts, and nipples regardless of gender. Men’s nipples can be stimulated to produce milk. This can also happen due to a hormonal imbalance caused by severe stress.
One human can feed a million mosquitos
This might sound weird but actually, a human’s body has enough blood to feed on 1.2 to 1.8 million mosquitos. Expert claims that one mosquito can drink about 0.003 ml of blood over the course of one bite, therefore, a whole army of tiny bloodsuckers would be needed in order to suck out all the blood of a human.
A woman is able to give birth to over 40 children
There are some women a who are capable of giving birth to and raising several dozen children due to their genetic background. Actually, the official record is held by a Russian woman who allegedly bore 69 kids in the 18th century.
Female fingerprints are 99% different from male ones
The female skin is able to secretes twice as many amino acids as male skin and distributes it over the fingers differently and that’s the main reason why scientists can just look at a fingerprint to find out the sex of a person.
The liquid that runs out of your nose can be from your brain
The liquid that leaks through your nose can be your brain fluid because the brain fluid is located around your brain and held in by a special membrane. Therefore, sometimes it can leak through your nose in small quantities as a clear liquid.
You’re more unique than you actually think
Your fingerprints aren't the only thing that makes you absolutely unique, the shape of your ear is also unique. The tongue also has a unique shape and texture. This “pattern” never changes in contrast to our fingerprints.
Women live longer than men
Studies have shown that the female immune system can cope better with both internal and external threats, and its cells age more slowly, thus working more efficiently. That’s why women live to old age more often and get sick less often than men.
The female heart beats faster
The scientists from Canada have revealed that the female heart runs faster at approximately 1.7 to 2.3 hours ahead of the male heart. It beats a total of about 10 beats more per minute.
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