10 Surprising Chemicals Your Body Makes

Everything is chemicals. Your brain, your skin, your blood, your organs, your entire body is chemicals. Some you might’ve heard of before, like the neurotransmitter dopamine, which helps you feel happiness and motivation, among other things. Others don’t get talked about as much, like α-ketoglutarate, …

How Do Pain Relievers Work? – George Zaidan

How Do Pain Relievers Work? – George Zaidan

Translator: Ido Dekkers Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo Say you’re at the beach, and you get sand in your eyes. How do you know the sand is there? You obviously can’t see it, but if you are a normal, healthy human, you can feel it, that …

A Grandpa Set His Clock Forward 1 Hour. This Is How His Heart Shutdown.

A Grandpa Set His Clock Forward 1 Hour. This Is How His Heart Shutdown.

KC is a 79 year old man, presenting to the emergency room with chest pain radiating to his left jaw. His wife Jane, tells the admitting nurse that earlier in the morning, he had become short of breath. He felt nauseous, and light headed, before …

The Hidden Physics Behind Your Breath

Breathing is one of the few things you do continuously, everyday, without thinking about it. Except now — now that I pointed it out, you’re definitely thinking about breathing. Our lives would be completely different if we couldn’t breathe air — more technically, if we …

A Wheezing Calf | The Incredible Dr. Pol

A Wheezing Calf | The Incredible Dr. Pol

NARRATOR: Four months before check-in,– [ominous music] NARRATOR: –fair hopeful Olaf is struggling. Last night, I was walking him, and then I realized he was wheezing really bad. It was hard for him to breathe, and he was breathing a lot heavier than all the …

Digestive System Animated Music Video/Updated (How the digestive system works)

Digestive System Animated Music Video/Updated  (How the digestive system works)

THERE’S NO DOUBT, THERE’S NO QUESTION WE’RE TALKING ABOUT, ABOUT DIGESTION EVERY TYPE OF FOOD WE EAT FRUIT, VEGETABLES, MILK, GRAINS, OR MEAT MUST BE DIGESTED TO PROVIDE COMPOUNDS WE CAN UTILIZE THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DOES INCLUDE SPECIALIZED ORGANS THAT PROCESS FOOD IT CONTAINS, TO …

How To Fall Asleep In 2 Minutes

How To Fall Asleep In 2 Minutes

If you’re anything like me, your night goes something like this. After an exhausting day you brush your teeth get into your Zelda themed pajamas snuggle up in bed, turn the lights off and then… …nothing. *crickets* No, not the good kind of nothing, the …

What Causes a Heart Attack?

What Causes a Heart Attack?

Atherosclerosis is not only a tongue twister; it’s the leading cause of heart attacks worldwide. Understanding how this disease can lead to an attack starts with knowing how your immune system works for and against you. The good news is that thanks to medical advancements, …

What Exactly Is Typhoid Fever?

What Exactly Is Typhoid Fever?

Typhoid fever. Simply put, it’s a bacterial infection that comes largely from contaminated food, water, or sewage. But it’s not just a fever, typhoid can tear holes in your intestines and infect many other organs in your body. Oh, and it’s uniquely evolving to become …