24 Facts about the Female Body Even Women Are not Aware of


However playful the title may seem, we collected true and shocking facts about women – rather intriguing and mysterious.


  1. A woman’s heart beats faster than men’s.
  2. Women blink twice as often as men.
  3. Women burn fat slower than men – about 50 kcal per day.
  4. Women have a stronger immune system.
  5. The diameter of the female hair is half smaller compared to male hair.
  6. The corpus callosum in the female brain is thicker than in men, and it has 30% more connections. That is why women are better at multi-tasking.
  7. Women’s tongue has more taste buds.
  8. Women have more pain receptors, but due to estrogen blocking inflammatory processes, women generally tolerate pain better.
  9. Women distinguish colors better than men because color discrimination is directly linked to the X chromosome.
  10. Women’s skin is 10 times more sensitive than men’s.
  11. Women’s muscles and ligaments contain more elastin than collagen, so women are more flexible.
  12. Women distinguish high frequency sounds much better than men.
  13. Female brain electrical activity during sleep decreases by only 10%, so women are lighter sleepers.
  14. Women distinguish shades of sweetness better than men.
  15. Women orient in space worse than men. 82% of men succeed in parallel parking, 71% – on the first try. With women, the result is sad. Only 22% manage to do it, 2/3 of them fail on the first try.
  16. Two brain centers are responsible for a woman’s speech, so she can easily pronounce up to 8,000 words per day, use up to 3,000 sounds and 10,000 non-verbal signals. The same indicators in men are two times lower.
  17. Since birth, women develop a better sense of smell than men.
  18. Women have well-developed peripheral vision, while men are better at tunnel vision.
  19. Women’s neck is more flexible, so when someone calls her, a woman, as a rule, turns her head. A man turns his whole body.
  20. Baldness is an X-linked recessive trait that a man inherits from his mother.
  21. Due to the presence of two X chromosomes, women develop complications and chronic diseases more rarely.
  22. Women cry on average 30 to 64 times a year, men – only 6-17 times.
  23. 30% of women experience a passion for inedible things during pregnancy.
  24. High levels of progesterone, estradiol and cortisol increase a sense of anxiety and feelings of insecurity in women. Therefore, a woman intuitively feels danger better than a man.