Singing has amazing health benefits such as: Works the lungs & tones intercostals/diaphragm, Improves sleep, Benefits cardio, Relaxes muscle tension, Improves posture, Opens sinuses/respiratory tubes, Could decrease snoring, Releases endorphins, Boosts immune system, Improves Parkinsons symptoms en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sin…
Today I learned of Stacy Lim, a police officer who survived a direct shot to the chest. The bullet nicked the base of her heart, her diaphragm, liver, intestine, and shattered her spleen. She's been ambushed by her car, and still killed the shooter. She resumed work 8 months later. policeone.com/officer-saf…
Hiccups is the same phenomenon as hypnic jerk (the contraction that makes you wake up suddenly when you're falling asleep). It's called a myoclonic jerk of the diaphragm. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myo…
Tortoises don't have a diaphragm so use their legs to contract and constrict their lungs. Essentially Tortoises use their legs to breath so holding them still would cause them to suffocate. tortoise-protection-group…
There is a theory that the chronic vocal injuries suffered by today's vocalists are directly caused by the "sing from your diaphragm" methods introduced in the 1800s theguardian.com/news/2017…
Your lungs don't actually contract and expand on their own. It's mainly the diaphragm, the Intercostal muscles and a couple of other muscles which work around your lungs, allowing you to inhale and exhale. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhe…
A speaker cone can act like a giant microphone diaphragm, and when connected to a recording device or amplifier can be used to capture sound. techwalla.com/articles/ho…
The nerves that supply your diaphragm (the phrenic nerves) share a root with the nerves that supply sensation to your shoulders. When you have GI upset, your abdominal organs brush up against and may irritate these nerves which your brain misinterprets as shoulder tip pain. erj.ersjournals.com/conte…
If you hold your nose while sneezing you increase you chances of rupturing your ear drum, breaking a blood vessel in your eye, weaken a blood vessel in your brain, and / or cause injury to your diaphragm uamshealth.com/healthlibr…
It's actually possible to: lose hearing, have a stroke, damage your diaphragm, or break blood vessels in your eyes by simply holding in a sneeze. health.howstuffworks.com/…
The Pufferfish is the second most poisonous vertebrate on the planet. Using a tetrodotoxin 1,200 more powerful than cyanide, it kills you by paralyzing your diaphragm and making it impossible to breathe. nationalgeographic.com/an…
Black Widow bites produce muscle aches, nausea, and a paralysis of the diaphragm that can make breathing difficult; however, contrary to popular belief, most people who are bitten suffer no serious damageβ€”let alone death. animals.nationalgeographi…
Pain signals sent by an irritated diaphragm will be felt in the shoulder: the stabbing sensations near the heart that are sometimes felt after consuming a fatty meal are often confused with heart attacks but are nothing more than symptoms of indigestion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phr…
There is a complex network of nerves behind the abdomen called the Solar Plexus. A blow to the stomach can upset this region. This can cause the diaphragm to spasm, resulting in difficulty in breathingβ€”a sensation commonly known as "getting the wind knocked out of you". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cel…
"getting the wind knocked out of you" feels like suffocating because it results in temporary paralysis of the diaphragm, inhibiting its function in the breathing cycle en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get…
A man named Rodney Fox needed over 450 stiches after a Great White Shark punctured his diaphragm, ripped open his lung, broke half of his ribs and fully exposed his abdomen, spleen and his heart's main artery. He went on to start a foundation for the study and conservation of Great White Sharks en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod…
In the 1920s, women's rights activist Katharine Dexter McCormick would smuggle diaphragms into the US by sewing them into her clothes when she traveled to Europe. missedinhistory.com/podca…
A car horn works by using an electromagnet to vibrate a steel diaphragm, so it never runs out. ehow.com/how-does_5019088…
The first ever phone call made between Alexander Graham Bell and Watson was done with "Liquid Microphones" where a diaphragm over water and sulfuric acid vibrated a needle which recorded the sound waves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
SUDDEN UNEXPECTED NOCTURNAL DEATH SYNDROME can cause death during sleep when the body mistakenly paralyzes the heart and diaphragm. It is particularly common among men of the Hmong ethnic group. mytop10.bajweb.com/?p=mys…
In 16th/17th Century England, it was believed that when a woman became sexually frustrated, her uterus would rise up into her body, crush her diaphragm and cause her to become hysterical. They called it 'womb-fury'. books.google.co.uk/books?…
Fajita meat is bovine diaphragm. cookthink.com/reference/2…
Miss Shilling's orifice was used to prevent engine cutout in early spitfires during WWII. It was also known as Miss Tilly's diaphragm and The Tilly orifice. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mis…
When Marvin Gaye was shot dead by his father, the first bullet pierced his heart, right lung, diaphragm, stomach, liver and left kidney. The gun used was a Christmas present from Marvin. independent.co.uk/arts-en…

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