Do You Know Why Your Fingers Wrinkle in Water?

I want to tell you a story about this.

When I and my sister were little girls, we loved to play in the water. It was a process to call us out of the water. Our mother used to promise a lot to make us come out.

You know how kids are. You need to tell them whatever they want to hear just to make them do something you want.

Later on, we agreed to come out of the water as soon as we see our fingers wrinkle.

Now, back to reality.

Do You Know Why Your Fingers Wrinkle in Water?
Things You Didn’t Know

Our body is the temple that’s equipped with a particular defense mechanism. It’s complex and fascinating at the same time.

Every action from sneezing, yawning, or something else is a way of protecting us from harm.

All of you experienced fingers wrinkle at least once in your lifetime. Have you ever why does it happen?

The Answer:

It’s a way of your body to protect you from accidents.

When you soak up in the tub long enough for your fingers to wrinkle, your body realizes that it’s too moisturized and the outside environment might be slippery.

For your protection, the skin wrinkles allowing you to have a better grip on smooth and wet surfaces.

Check the video out. It will give you a clearer picture of why it happens.

The defense mechanism of your body is an amazing way of showing how the body takes care of you.

Are you doing the same thing for it?

It’s important to keep your body as healthy as possible and let it do what it does best.

Eat healthy and nutritious foods and don’t forget to exercise. That’s how you maintain a healthy body and strong defense mechanism.

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Source:

David Wolfe
Bright Side
Scientific American
Web MD
Stanford Report
Huffington Post

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