Fascinating Facts About The Human Body

The Brain Can't Sense Any Pain

#9 The Brain Can’t Sense Any Pain

The soft, mushy flesh in our heads has no pain receptors in itself, but the covering around the brain (meninges), bone (periosteum) and the scalp all receive pain impulses.

This explains it all why brain surgeries can be done while the patient is still conscious, as they do not feel any pain or discomfort. So, now you know why the ache in our head is called a headache and not a brain ache.

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