Abdomen or stomach is one of the complicated parts of human body. The potential of the abdomen is far beyond our imagination. Similar to each human body part, the abdomen is a complex piece of the organic body system that carries out its daily business of digestion without even being appreciated.
There are many things about stomach that you are not even aware of. Did you know that a human body can even survive without a stomach? Apparently, no.
Just like this one, there are many such surprising facts that your doctor never told you.
Read on further for interesting facts about your abdomen or stomach.
Abdomen is the part that goes from ribs to hips and whenever most of us say we have an upset tummy or stomach, it is actually the abdomen which gets upset or faces trouble.
It is true that whatever we intake either food or any carbonated drink; we also consume air along with that in our stomach. And stomach uses burp to get rid of that extra amount of air.
This was really a hard to digest but a true fact.
Our abdomen has the capacity to hold a whopping amount of fluid if we overfeed it. But hey, if stomach can hold that much, it doesn't mean it actually should.
Well, it is observed that if a person is stressed out, the flow of blood gets reduced and the person becomes more likely to catch tummy problems.
There is no connection between heaviness and stomach dimensions. So, a tiny or slim person has the similar size stomach as a person with excessive belly fat.
You might know that our abdomen is full of hydrochloric acid and this acid helps in destroying the bacteria.
The stomach churns out powerful acid i.e. hydrochloric acid that helps in food break down but in that process, the abdomen lining also gets affected as a result stomach needs to keep regenerating itself every 4 to 5 days.
You might know that whenever we are hungry our stomach starts making rumbling sound and when we consume the meal, we feel stuffed. But the type of food we consume also affects our hunger afterwards. Like if we consume protein, we feel stuffed for a longer time and if we intake foods high in sugar, we feel hungry faster.
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