9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

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.

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Hiccup

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.

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Yawning

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Sneezing

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Stretching

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

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.

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Wrinkling of the skin

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Partial memory loss

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Goosebumps

9 strange things that are protective mechanisms in our body

Tears

Keywords: Protection | Interesting | Body | Body facts | Human body

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