Why are some People Lactose Intolerant? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Why are some People Lactose Intolerant? Coz they didn’t lick a lot of lollipops. Naahhh. Lactose intolerance is basically the inability. To digest a sugar called lactose found in dairy products. Usually, our small intestine produces an enzyme called lactase. Lactase breaks down lactose into simple sugars called glucose. And galactose so…

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome? It is a drone used to find pizzerias. Naahhh. Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a mix of intestinal symptoms. Which may include discomfort, bloating, pain, diarrhea, constipation, etc. The exact causes of IBS are unknown. But experts believe that a combination of the following factors leads…

Is too much Fiber Bad for us? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Is too much Fiber Bad for us? Dude. Let me concentrate on my two burgers. Alright. Fiber or dietary fiber is a plant-based nutrient which is essential for our body. However, consuming too much fiber can be problematic. Firstly, we cannot digest fiber. So, if we consume too much fiber too quickly….

Why do we get Headaches? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Why do we get Headaches? Because of your questions Dude. Very Funny. Many of us have experienced pain in our upper neck or head at some point. This pain is called a headache. Headache is not an indication of our brain hurting. In fact, the brain does not have any pain receptors…

What is Diabetes? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Can you guess the title of my next video? Hurry up. Write your guess in the comments section below. What is diabetes? A rare diamond!! Nooo!! Diabetes is a disease in which glucose or sugar levels in our blood remain high. Is it higher than the Statue of Liberty?? Naahhh!! Most of…

Why does our Heart beat Faster when in Danger? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Why does our heart beat faster when in danger? Because it’s getting ready to run away. No. In stressful or displeasing situations. When a part of the brain called amygdala. Receives unpleasant information from our senses. It generates a response of fear or danger and sends it to hypothalamus. Now, hypothalamus has…

How do Hormones work? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. How do Hormones work? They are laaaazzy like me. Not at all. In our body, there is an endocrine system which consists of several glands. These glands secrete various hormones and release them usually into the bloodstream. Now, our cells have specialized receptors on them. A hormone will attach only if there…

What if we Drink too much Tea? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What if we Drink too much Tea? Nothing is too much for the Great AumSum. Oh AumSum. Tea plants absorb high amounts of fluoride from soil. Hence, tea leaves are a major source of fluoride. Small amount of fluoride is good for our dental health. But high doses of fluoride can prove…

Is Diabetes Hereditary? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time Is diabetes hereditary? Diabetes, Is that the name of a new donut? No. There are 2 types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes generally appears during adolescence. However, it is not necessarily hereditary. In fact, the genetic features of a person make them more vulnerable to it. Adding…

What causes Diarrhea? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. What causes diarrhea? Intense love for restrooms. Hahaha. Diarrhea is a condition in which we frequently pass loose, watery stools. Let’s see some causes of diarrhea. Firstly, during digestion bile acid produced by the liver. Is absorbed by the small intestine. However, in a condition called bile acid malabsorption. The bile is…