Interesting Facts

Sometimes I read things that I find quite amazing.  They don’t always have anything to do with eczema or psoriasis or even the skin but they still have a bit of the “wow factor”.

Today I thought I would share some of those little facts – just because …

Fact #1
In the course of a life time you will , while sleeping eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders.

Fact #2
50 000 cells in your body will have died and been replaced by new cells while you have been reading this sentence.

Fact #3
The most common non contagious disease in the world today is tooth decay.

Fact #4
A person’s entire skin weighs around 4kg (8.75 lb) which is around 7% of the total body weight.

Fact #5
The average person sheds 18kg (39.5 lb) of skin cells in a life time.

Fact #6

About 3% of white adults have psoriasis, however it is uncommon in colored people.  It affects both sexes equally and is rare in small children.

Fact #7
In the last 30 years the number of people with eczema has doubled.

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