Human Body

What causes cold feet?

Aug 3rd, 2008 | By

Cold feet are a common problem that affects many people. It happens mostly when a person enters in an air conditioned room. Your fingers turn numb and icy when you hold a chilled vessel. Sometimes it is the temperature which is responsible for the coldness but sometimes it is not. Stress, tension, emotional disturbance can
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How to get rid of yellow teeth?

Aug 2nd, 2008 | By

Many people have stained or yellow teeth and they want to get dazzling white smile like others but for this you have to work. Person having yellow teeth is always connected with bad breath and poor cleanliness. So we can say that bright white smile is very important for your good appearance and impression. First
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How many bones are in the human body?

Jul 30th, 2008 | By

Bones are very important for our body which gives support and shape to our body. Imagine your body without bones it will be like a bag of flesh. Bones have the protective functions. They protect inner organs like brain is protected by the skull and lungs and heart are protected by rib cage. Bones also
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Why do people snore?

Jul 28th, 2008 | By

Snoring occurs mainly due to the soft palate at the back roof of mouth which closes the nasal passage while swallowing or uvula; a dangling like thing comes in the way of air. During sleep they get relaxed during night making the passage narrower for the air. So whenever you breathe throat muscle vibrates and
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What causes hangovers?

Jul 27th, 2008 | By

Headache, fatigue, shakes; nausea, all the symptoms at the same time is a hangover. The main cause of the hangover is having alcoholic beverages. These beverages contain ethanol. Liver enzymes help the liver to break ethanol, but too much of alcohol does not allow the liver enzymes to properly process ethanol, which further does not
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How do eyes see?

Jul 23rd, 2008 | By

The eyes interact with our visual surrounding with the help of the brain. The main purpose of the eye is to send images to the brain which then interprets them. The other body parts are instructed by the brain to perform accordingly after the visual is assimilated by the brain. This is how we see
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How do we detect sound?

Jul 14th, 2008 | By

Human beings can detect sound by the using their ears. The ears are divided into three parts, and the human brain is also essential in helping us understand the multitude of sounds and help us to differentiate between the sounds. Human ear Human ear, in general comprises of three parts. These include outer ear, middle
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Why do feet smell?

Jul 13th, 2008 | By

Odor in your feet is caused basically because of the bacteria which react with the sweat coming out from our feet. It may be amazing for you to know that the bacteria always live on our skin on a regular basis. So why other parts of the body doesn’t smell as the feet because our
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How does insulin work?

Jul 9th, 2008 | By

Insulin is a sort of hormone which secreted from the pancreatic cells. Two types of cells can be found in the pancreas. These are the alpha cells and the beta cells. The beta cells are responsible for secretion of insulin. High glucose levels in the blood excite the pancreas beta cells to raise insulin discharge
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Why cant we sneeze with our eyes open?

Jun 30th, 2008 | By

Most of us cannot open our eyes while sneezing. This is because sneezing is a reflex action. Reflex actions are those actions of our body which are not under our control. Because sneezing is a reflex action so the closing of eyes during sneezing is also a reflex. Some people think that the closing of
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