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Dear All,

As a sheep who has has had to turn down many an admirer, this has always led to the shedding of lots of tears !!..I mean....well..ewe can't really blame then can ewe ?




But, I'd like to know , specifically with regards to CRYING only , what function do tears serve ?..there must be one else they would not happen eh ?

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When Crying , .............what function do tears serve ?
« Reply #1 on: 28/11/2007 18:43:37 »
Firstly Would you mind expaining what 'ewe' means?  ???

Function of tears:

Tears are a liquid to lubricate your eyeballs and eyelid, to stop them getting dried out.

Three types of tears are generated by the human eye. Basal tears protect the eye and keep it moist. Reflex tears flush out the eye when it becomes irritated. And emotional tears flow in response to sadness, distress, or physical pain.
Studies have shown that emotional tears contain more manganese, an element that affects temperament, and more prolactin, a hormone that regulates milk production. Sobbing out manganese and prolactin is thought to relieve tension by balancing the body’s stress levels and eliminating build ups of the chemicals, making the crier feel better.

 

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« Reply #2 on: 29/11/2007 00:11:49 »
Very nice post Stana! I agree crying always helps relive the tension that builds when emotions get the best of you!
 

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When Crying , .............what function do tears serve ?
« Reply #3 on: 29/11/2007 02:37:54 »
Firstly Would you mind expaining what 'ewe' means?  ???

Function of tears:

Tears are a liquid to lubricate your eyeballs and eyelid, to stop them getting dried out.

Three types of tears are generated by the human eye. Basal tears protect the eye and keep it moist. Reflex tears flush out the eye when it becomes irritated. And emotional tears flow in response to sadness, distress, or physical pain.
Studies have shown that emotional tears contain more manganese, an element that affects temperament, and more prolactin, a hormone that regulates milk production. Sobbing out manganese and prolactin is thought to relieve tension by balancing the body’s stress levels and eliminating build ups of the chemicals, making the crier feel better.



THANK EWE !! STANA......Firstly...A 'Ewe' is a female sheep !...and being a male sheep I like to ewese it instead of ' you ' !

EXCELLENT ANSWERS !!..I had no idea of the variety of eweses (uses) that tears had..........I am particularly fascinated by their ability when crying though and thank YOU very much indeed for your wonderful contribution !
 

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When Crying , .............what function do tears serve ?
« Reply #4 on: 29/11/2007 02:43:00 »
very interesting! i've often wondered what purpose crying served
 

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« Reply #5 on: 29/11/2007 02:44:24 »
very interesting! i've often wondered what purpose crying served

Was my pleasure tewe ask on your behalf Kadie !!
 

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When Crying , .............what function do tears serve ?
« Reply #6 on: 29/06/2009 20:35:31 »
how about crying when you're extremely happy?? what stresses does one need to ward off in happiness?
 

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