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Offbeat 55 amazing things your body does to protect itself

05:45  08 november  2019
05:45  08 november  2019 Source:   bestlifeonline.com

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Amazing things your body does to protect itself | Next Life It may seem like things are always going wrong with our bodies

In fact, those very pains and sniffles are proof that your body is your greatest protector . From regulating the temperature of your organs to Curious to learn more about the ways your eyelashes and even your toenails are keeping you healthy? Read on for 50 amazing things your body does to

a view of a large mountain in the background: Hot-air ballon riders take in the scenic views of Garrotxa Volcanic Natural Park Catalonia.© Photograph courtesy Paddle in Spain

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Adventure and sporting opportunities are increasing for people with physical disabilities thanks to organizations such as Adaptive Adventures. But for more than three million Americans relying on a wheelchair daily, finding these activities and verifying that they have proper equipment can still be a challenge.

a group of people standing next to a horse: “It felt as if I was sitting in my wheelchair on top of the camel, surprisingly comfortable,” said writer Cory Lee Woodard. “I’ll never forget looking out and seeing the sand dunes as I rode the camel. It was a surreal moment for me.”© Photograph courtesy Cory Lee

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“I’ll never forget looking out and seeing the sand dunes as I rode the camel. It was a surreal moment for me.”

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Have you ever noticed that your body sometimes does some weird stuff? It would seem that all these sneezes, hiccups, yawns and other gizmos are completely useless and unnecessary actions. Today we’re gonna tell you about 10 strange things that our body does to protect itself .

It protects your body from harmful things like moisture, cold, heat, and pathogens. Not only that, but, according to Elmore, it also shields the body from mechanical impact and Your pulse is one of these vitals signs and all you have to do is use your fingertips to detect a beat in your neck or on your wrist.

There are some awesome adventures to be had—from riding a camel in the Sahara to soaring high in a hot-air balloon. Here are a few of our favorite wheelchair-accessible experiences around the world.

Hot-air ballooning in Catalonia

Less than a two-hour drive from Barcelona, Catalonia’s Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park features lush greenery, Roman-era landmarks, and accessible hiking trails. Make the day more scenic with Vol de Coloms, a hot-air balloon company that takes high flyers over dormant volcanoes and provides remote-controlled seats for wheelchair users. On a clear day, you can see as far as the Mediterranean Sea and Pyrenees Mountains.

Pro tip: See Las Vegas from above with Love Is In the Air Ballooning, which provides easy ramp access and permits wheelchair users to stay in their chair.

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Riding a camel in Morocco

After getting lost in the souks of Marrakech, take the nine-hour drive to Merzouga for the ultimate bucket-list experience. Morocco Accessible Travel Consultants offers travelers with limited mobility an adaptive camel saddle with a backrest and headrest to provide comfortable support while trekking through the Erg Chebbi sand dunes, the largest in Morocco.

Pro tip: You can spot regional birds including Kittllitz’s plovers, ruddy shelducks, and Egyptian nightjars year-round—but in spring, flocks of pink flamingos steal the show.

Sailing in Wisconsin

Sheboygan, a city about 50 miles north of Milwaukee, is a terrific spot for accessible travelers interested in trying adaptive sailing. The Sailing Education Association of Sheboygan (SEAS), a nonprofit sailing program, has a mechanism to lift wheelchair users aboard its custom-designed Sonar boats for a sail around Lake Michigan. For sailors whose upper body mobility is limited, bite switches are available for hands-free steering.

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  55 Amazing Things Your Body Does to Protect Itself Our bodies are constantly fighting to keep us healthy. Here are all the ways your body protects itself each and every day.

It's also advised that pregnant women have at least one orange per day, in order to protect the baby from stress and mood swings. 4. You will be safe from heart diseases. Drinking fresh orange juice regularly can protect your body against any future kidney disease or the formation of kidney stones.

The face and exposed part of arms are usually much darker than the unexposed part of the body . The skin also get darker as it is toughening itself against the environment so this is a protective mechanism Vitamin C being one of the most important ones protecting your skin against the sun.

Pro tip: Sailors can work up a hunger! Once ashore, it’s easy to fuel up with a grilled brat piled high with sauerkraut and Bavarian mustard in Sheboygan, the “Bratwurst Capital of the World.”

Ziplining in Costa Rica

Take in one of Costa Rica’s most spectacular sights by soaring over Arenal Volcano National Park. Go with the outfitter Il Viaggio Travel, whose experts will help seat visitors in an upright sling before zipping them down seven adrenaline-pumping lines. Travelers feel as if they are flying while catching glimpses of the forest below and the smoke clouding the volcano’s rim.

Pro tip: Seek rainforest views from below in Mistico Hanging Bridges Park, located in La Fortuna—the gateway city to Arenal Volcano. Several paths are accessible-friendly and offer glimpses of frogs, birds, and bats.

Water skiing in Tennessee

Beeline to Chattanooga to feel the brisk water of the Tennessee River splashing in your face via adaptive water skiing. Sports, Arts, and Recreation of Chattanooga (SPARC)—a local chapter of Disabled Sports USA—takes adventurers with limited mobility down the river with the support of seated skis. Check the calendar for events, and then buckle in tight and hold on for a wild ride.

Pro tip: Adaptive water skiing is a relatively new sport, but availability can be limited. Adaptive Adventures is an organization that organizes sporting opportunities and maintains a calendar of events for children, adults and veterans with physical disabilities and their families.

Cory Lee Woodard is a wheelchair user and travel writer. He is author of the award-winning travel blog Curb Free With Cory Lee.

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