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Astonishing Facts About The Human Body That Need To Be Shared
By Marc Gordon - November 1, 2021

The human body is an incredible thing that many of us don’t stop to really think about. It’s our home while we are on this Earth, but we never really think about the wonders happening inside. We are made up of a system of organs that will forever remain a mystery. So if you ever wondered about its functions and the complexities happening inside, take a look at these surprising human body facts that you weren’t taught in school.

We are taller in the morning than we are at night

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When we go about through our day, the cartilage in our knees and spine press together which makes us shrink slightly. Once we are asleep and tucked nicely in bed, the cartilage is able to rest and go back to its original size. That’s why when we wake up in the morning, we are about 1cm taller than we were at night.