Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Few Amazing Medical Facts of the Body

☆☆ Few Amazing Medical Facts of the Body ☆☆☆

★ 25 million new cells are being produced each second. That's a little less than the population of Canada - every second !
★ A red blood cell can circumnavigate your body in under 20 seconds.
★ Nerve Impulses travel at over 400 km/hr (25 mi/hr).
★ A sneeze generates a wind of 166 km/hr (100 mi/hr), and a cough moves out at 100 km/hr (60 mi/hr).
★ Our heart beats around 100,00 times every day.
★ Our blood is on a 60,000-mile journey.
★ Our eyes can distinguish up to one million colour surfaces and take in more information than the largest telescope known to man.
★ Our lungs inhale over two million litres of air every day, without even thinking. They are large enough to cover a tennis court.
★ When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph
★ We exercise at least 30 muscles when we smile.
★ We are about 70 percent water.
★ We make one litre of saliva a day.
★ Our nose is our personal air-conditioning system: it warms cold air, cools hot air and filters impurities.
★ In one square inch of our hand we have nine feet of blood vessels, 600 pain sensors, 9000 nerve endings, 36 heat sensors and 75 pressure sensors.
★ We have copper, zinc, cobalt, calcium, manganese, phosphates, nickel and silicon in our bodies.
★ A person can expect to breathe in about 40 pounds of dust over his/her lifetime
★ There are more living organisms on the skin of a single human being than there are human beings on the surface of the earth.
★ From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.
★ When you blush, your stomach lining also reddens.

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