Check out these 11 ways your body stays on top of things without your even knowing.
You might think you know what's going on in your body at any given time of the day, but there's a lot your body works on without your knowing. From general maintenance to prepping for future challenges, your body is constantly working. Find out what it's doing while you're not paying attention!
Your body relies on a variety of electrolytes to function normally. For this to happen, those electrolytes have to be kept at just the right levels. Doing so involves a complex web of regulation that happens on scales as big as the whole brain and as small as individual cells. Your body is constantly keeping track of what its electrolyte levels are and sets up a variety of systems to make sure those levels stay within the normal range as often as possible for as long as possible. It’s these systems that keep your blood chemistry the same regardless of whether you’ve just had some salty fries or gone out for a long run.