Health & Body

The human body is as complex as it is mysterious. So many systems work together in perfect cohesion, all controlled by the epicenter – our brain. Despite there still being many things we don’t understand about the body or mind, extensive research has revealed some amazing facts!

Laughter, for example, can actually boost your immune system and stave off infections; tears, on the other hand, are used to clean our eyes, but scientists don’t actually know why we produce them when we’re upset!

Want to learn more about exercise, your body, or the complex organs within it? Then check out the facts in this section!

What are stomach butterflies?

What Are Butterflies In The Stomach?

One of the body's mysterious functions is that of the butterflies you feel in the pit of your stomach. This feeling happens to pretty much everyone out there. Did you ever wonder what the cause is or why it might happen? Let's take a closer look together.

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The health benefits of hugging

6 Health Benefits Of Hugging

Hugging others is a way of showing them that you care. We hug during happy times and in sad and difficult times too. Hugs aren't just nice to receive but also to give someone else. Did you know that hugging has a range of health benefits? Here are six of them.

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Facts about exercising

10 Encouraging Health Benefits Of Exercising

Along with a healthy balanced diet, exercise is an important part of leading a healthy long life. Often people don't realize just how many benefits there are from taking up a little exercise each day so here are 10 encouraging facts that will help get you started.

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A man in bed with a hangover

10 Crazy Ways To Cure A Hangover

Had one too many drinks last night? Well no there's no point crying over spilt milk, unless of course you're using it as a solution to rid yourself of that crippling hangover. We've found ten crazy alleged cures for a hangover that might just make your headache worse after reading them.

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Facts about the Spanish Flu

8 Shocking Facts About The Spanish Flu

The Spanish Flu struck the world in 1918 and 1919 and during the final year of World War I. It is known as the deadliest outbreak ever and claimed perhaps over 100 million lives worldwide. Let's take a closer look with these 8 shocking facts all about the Spanish Flu.

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How classical music affects the brain

How Does Classical Music Affect The Brain?

Listening to classical music like Mozart interestingly alters the way the brain behaves in several ways. But why does this happen? Let’s take a closer look at what’s going on inside the brain and how listening to classical songs can affect babies too.

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A closeup image of a honeycomb

What Is Trypophobia?

Off course a black hole is certainly something to be fearful of, particularly if you’re near one! But did you know some people are scared of small holes like on a honeycomb or the bubbles in a chocolate bar? Let’s take a closer look at this unique phobia.

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PTSD facts

8 Revealing Facts About PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health disorder that is the result of being involved in, witnessing or hearing about a traumatic experience. There are different types of PTSD and they affect people in different ways. Let’s take a closer look at what PTSD through these 8 facts.

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8 Interesting Facts About Your Liver

8 Interesting Facts About Your Liver

The liver is a big bloody organ, it's the second largest organ in the human body yet doesn’t get the appreciation it deserves. Well, that changes today as we delve deeper into what makes the liver an unsung hero of the human body with these 8 interesting facts.

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8 surprising facts about depression

8 Informative Facts About Depression

Depression affects many people across the world every year and an expected 1 in 10 people will suffer from it at least once in their lifetime. But there are different types and symptoms and it affects different people in different ways. Here are 8 informative facts about depression.

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Carrots on a woodern background wearing glasses.

Do Carrots Help You See In The Dark?

If you're looking to improve on your night vision, will eating carrots help you see in the dark? It's a bit of a complicated answer, but we break it down for you with these facts! By the time you finish reading, you'll know if and why carrots will or won't help you see better with the lights out!

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Weird Facts about Human Hair

5 Untameable Facts About Human Hair

Hair isn't thought of as being particularly unusual. In fact, it can be an annoyance, especially if it's long and gets tangled easily! But once you take a look at these interesting facts about hair, you may look at your own hair differently!

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