Interesting Facts about human body

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Some Interesting Facts about human body

  • Hair
  • Head
  • Eyebrow
  • Eye
  • Nose

  • Tongue
  • Mouth
  • Chin
  • Neck
  • Chest

  • Hand
  • Shoulder
  • Arm
  • Elbow
  • Wrist

  • Tummy
  • Leg
  • Knee
  • Ankle
  • Foot


  1. After a certain period of growth, hair becomes dormant. That means that it is attached to the hair follicle until replace by new hair.
  2. Man loose hair about 40 hair a day. Woman loose 70 hair a day.
  3. A human hair can hold approximate 3 kgs weight
  4. Its a fastest growing tissue in the human body.
  5. Hair can cover the whole body however you will never find on soles of the feet, Palms of the hands and lips.
  6. Gender is the only thing that can not be identified by a hair strand.


  1. The human head contains 22 bones.
  2. Human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated.
  3. Average weight of human head weighs about 8 pounds.


  1. There are approximately 550 in an eyebrow.
  2. Eyebrow grooming has been around since the Renaissance era , where people actually shaved off their eyebrows.  Facial grooming originated as far back as the times of Cleopatra.


  1. Our eyes are always the same size from birth.
  2. On an average man blink 15000 times in a day, woman blink twice as much as men.
  3. The muscle that lets your eye blink is the fastest muscle in your body.
  4. We do not see with our eyes- we see with our brains. Eyes work like an camera of the brain and it would have 576 mega pixels.
  5. The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 gms.
  6. It is impossible to sneeze with open eyes.
  7. Eyelid has the thinnest skin
  8. Eyes are the second most complex organ after the brain.
  9. When you blink one eye, you move over 200 muscles.


  1. Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents
  2. Your nose is the same length as your thumb.
  3. Nose and ear are the only areas that continue to grow and develop until you die.
  4. You can not inhale through your nose and talk at the same time.
  5. While sleeping human have no sense of smell.
  6. You see you nose all time, but your brain ignore it.
  7. Your nose directly connected to the brain due to this smell can trigger powerful memories.
  8. When you lie the temperature of your nose actually rise, which is know as ” Pinocchio effect”.


  1. Every person has a unique tongue print.
  2. We have four basic taste buds plus umami, The salt and sweet taste bud are the tip of the tongue, bitter at the base and sour along the sides, umami is a mixture of the tastes sensed along the center of the tongue. unless food is mixed with saliva you can not taste it.
  3. Its is impossible to lick your elbow, but for few its possible.
  4. Tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.


  1. Your mouth produces 1 liter ( 1.8 pints) of saliva a day.
  2. On average, we breath 23,000 times a day.
  3. Its possible to sneeze and keep one’s eyes open at the same time.
  4. 55%people yawn with in 5 minutes of seeing some one else yawn.
  5. The visible part of teeth is named the crown.
  6. Tooth enamel  is the hardest mater in the human body.
  7. Baby start smiling in their sleep as soon as they are born.
  8. There are around 19 types of smiles all expressing different emotions.
  9. It takes 7 seconds for food to pass from mouth to stomach.
  10. Your mouth is made of the same skin cells as a Vagina.


  1. 94% women like to be kissed on their neck.


  1. Chest hair grows in a mathematical pattern.


  1. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
  2. Middle finger grows fastest.
  3. Your thumb is the same length as your nose.
  4. There are typically between 10,000 to 10 million bacteria on each of your hands.


  1. Its is impossible to lick your elbow, but for few its possible


  1. The length from your wrist to your elbow is the same as the length of your foot.


  1. The acid in your stomach is so powerful it can dissolve a razor blade with in a week.
  2. When you blush your stomach lining also reddens.


  1. We use 300 muscles just to keep our balance when we stand.


  1. Soles of feet has the thickest skin.
  2. Your feet have an estimated 25% of the total number of bones in your entire body.
  3. There are approximately 250,000 sweets glands in pair of human feet.

Others Organs

  1. Approximately two-third of the person body weight is water. Blood is 92% water. The brain is 75% water and muscles are 75% water.
  2. If the amount of water in your body is reduce by only 1%, than you will feel thirsty.
  3. A person can live without food for about a month, but only about a week without water.
  4. You will drink about  75,000 liters of water in your life time.
  5. There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in an adult human body.
  6. Liver is the largest of the body internal organs. The skin is the body largest body organ.
  7. An adult human being is made up of around 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms
  8. Your heart beats 101,000 times a day, During your lifetime it will beat about 3 billions time and pump about 400 million liters ( 800 million pints) of blood.
  9. The bones in body are not white, the range in colour from beige to light brown. The bones in museums seems white because they have been boiled and cleaned.
  10. Skin is the largest organ of the body.
  11. Bones are composed of 31% water

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