Home > Human Body > October 10, 2015 Human Body Lack of sleep can lead to an increased desire for sex, depression and substance abuse. Share this:FacebookTwitterGoogle Related Posts Hearing your name being called when no one has actually called your name is a likely sign of a healthy mind. A hug that lasts for 20 seconds releases oxytocin If you stay up all night your body burns an extra 161 calories. Hugging is a good medicine Chewing gum makes your brain run more efficiently and more effectively. A human brain produces as many as 12,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day We have been infected by so many viruses that 8% of our DNA is made up of them. A condition called False Awakening occurs when you’re dreaming that you’re woken up, but still are in deep sleep. The use of emoticons affects our corresponding brain areas You get a new skeleton every 10 years. Bone cells are constantly renewed and a new skeleton is ready every 10 years.