9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our bodyPictolic
Categories: Health and Medicine
Our body is a complex combination of numerous biological processes and systems, which, admittedly, we do not always understand. And a set of protective mechanisms is one of them. Our body protects us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from all that can harm us.
Here are 9 wonderful things that makes our body and we don't even know why.
When we eat too fast, swallowing huge chunks of food, or simply overeat, it can lead to irritation of the vagus nerve, which passes through the stomach and the diaphragm. The result is a case of the hiccups.
Sharp spasms when falling asleep
This phenomenon is a result of the fact that, when we begin to fall asleep, the frequency of our breathing falls sharply, the pulse decreases very slowly and the muscles are relaxed. Our brain perceives these actions as the approach of death and is trying to save us, giving a spasm.
Wrinkling of the skin
Partial memory loss