Here are some interesting health facts:

  • Women have a better sense of smell than men.

 

  • Each person has about 4 pounds of bacteria living inside of his/her body.

 

  • A human record of staying awake is 11 days.

 

  • The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm.

 

  • Women blink about twice as often as men.

 

  • The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

 

  • You have no sense of smell when you’re sleeping.

 

  • When a person dies, hearing is usually the last sense to go.

 


  • A sneeze can travel up to 100 mph.

 

  • Cussing could be good for your health because it is cathartic.

  • Dogs can sense cancer and low blood sugar.

 

  • Sex burns about 360 calories per hour.

 

  • By weight, Bone is five times stronger than steel.

 

  • Smokers get ten times more wrinkles than non-smokers.

 

  • One or two alcohol drinks a day can be anti-inflammatory.

 

  • Scientists estimate that laughing 100 times is equivalent to a 10-minute workout on a rowing machine.

 

  • A man’s beard grows fastest when he anticipates sex.

 

  • The body replaces 1 billion cells ever hour.

 

  • The male fetus is capable of attaining an erection during the last trimester.

 

  • Coughing can cause air to move through your windpipe faster than the speed of sound – over a thousand feet per second!

 

  • After age 30, the brain begins to lose about 50,000 neurons per day – shrinking the brain .25% each year.

 

  • Panophobia is the fear of everything.

 

  • Motorists who talk on cell phones are more impaired than drunk drivers with blood-alcohol levels exceeding .08!

 

  • Most lipstick contains fish scales.

 

  • Most dreams last only 5 to 20 minutes.

 

  • Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different!

 

  • If your stomach didn’t produce a new layer of mucous every two weeks, it would digest itself.

 

  • If you are bitten by a poisonous snake, and fail to receive medical attention, you still have a 50% chance of survival.

 

  • Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!

 

  • Scientists say the higher your I.Q. The more you dream.

 

  • It is not possible to sneeze with your eyes open.

 

  • Kissing can reduce tooth decay.

 

  • About 10% of the world’s population is left-handed.

 

  • Lack of sleep can reduce your ability to fight infections.

 

  • The first contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.

 

  • Listening to music is good for digestion.

  • There are about 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.

 

  • If your liver stopped working, you’d die within 24 hours.

 

  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

 

  • Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.