Most people know that they don't need their appendix, but what other organs can humans live without?
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I like the idea of half a brain being just about as good as a whole. And. A scary but interesting thought. When it becomes possible, what if the removed half would be transplanted into a braindead body..
Or even more confusingly, a crazy definitely illegal experiment. Take a half of two peoples brains, and swap the places. Right now it's not possible to connect them, but, but someday it'll be.
...Please somebody, write a creepypasta about that.....
My grandpa was born with just a single kidney! At some point he needed serious surgery for something else, and the doctors were hestitant bc they were afraid the single kidney wouldn’t be enough to help the body go through it.
But because his life was in danger, they decided to do it anyway. He survived that surgery and felt great afterwards!
A fabulous video ..Said goodbye to my gallbladder and gave 3 cheers ..My father died due to cancer of the stomach .Had they removed it could he have lived ? It was a while back ..Your enthusiasm and explanations are terrific *
I think scientists should study the liver regeneration and make regenerations of other things(such as limbs) possible. Yes, lots of animals can regenerate too, but they are just too different from us and their methods may not be applicable to humans. Its amazing that HUMAN tissue can do this!!!
You can live without a pancreas too. However, doing so requires regular insulin injection and probably a change in diet to prevent developing diabetes. Pancreatic issues are problematic because the inner tissue of the organ has the consistency of souffle meaning it can't be stitched of damaged and damage to the main duct can cause backups that lead to cancer. Pancreatic cancer has the fastest metastasization rate of any cancer due to how delicate it is, so it's usually better to just install an automatic insulin pump than to risk spreading.
You forgot quite a couple more organs that can be removed. Almost all endocrine system glands can be removed and with hormonal substitution the person will live from a completely normal life to a mostly normal life examples : the thyroid, parathyroid glands, testes, ovaries, the pancreas, the adrenal glands. You can also remove most of the small intestine with manageable side effects, the colon and more.
I haven't had my appendix since I was about 1. There actually wasn't anything wrong with it, but I had to have surgery in the same area (I don't know exactly why, but there was something wrong with my intestines, and they had to do surgery), so they decided to take out my appendix while they were in there.
My dad is missing multiple organs, including one kidney, his gallbladder, his spleen, and a few other things that I can't remember at this moment. He's had a lot of surgeries in his life.
I've had a temporal lobectomy. For two traumatic brain injuries and at least two more concussions I'm really well rounded. And advanced retrograde amnesia (lost almost every memory before 12.5 when I had the surgery) does heal itself. Ten years after the surgery I am now able to trigger memories. I would say I have nearly the same memory recall as most people in thier mid twenties.
I will never have my eyesight back (minus 5% total vision or 25% of my peripheral vision). I will always have impulse control issues (but ADHD medicine does help some). Olifactory and auditory hallucinations happen rarely.
But I appreciate what I went through. I no longer have seizures constantly. I drive, have a full time job, watch children, manage my own finances. I wouldn't trade the miracle of my right temporal lobecTomy for anything.
Plus I have a cubic centimeter of brain matter missing, and I'm still smarter than you.
6) the thing that breaks down fat and fsv. You wanna murder the whole concept of keto? You need fsv, fa and...well...fat in general for a healthy life. What you don't necessarily require are carbs - live specimen surviving without carbs for 1 year now after 29 years of being a consumer of sugar. NEXT
5) with societies current consumption of toxins and not paying attention to a healthy diet and just eating what the health department tells you to it's not a good idea to give any part of your liver to anyone.
I have 2 more years of regenerating mine from AFLD I caused over the course of 17 years and that's done with keto. NAFLD you can get by eating US diet for 6-8 weeks. Good luck after a removal
1) and removing half a brain will not result in changes in personality and stuff. Please remove half a brain of a pro athlete who relies on both hemispheres for his senses and motor skills and see how they react to you ruining their life. NEXT
How to get infinite money in just 6 easy steps :D
Step 1: Donate a liver (but only 75% of it) and be sure to get paid.
Step 2: Be sure to dont drink alcohol or eat a lot.
Step 3: Wait for a year or until your liver is fully regenerated.
Step 4: repeat
Step 6: Profit?
That thing about removing the brain somehow resonates badly with what i know about lobotomy and the fact that people started to have two personalities in one body afterwards... I'm not saying you should sanction it, but isn't that like lobotomy with killing off one of the personalities at the same time?
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