We do not take care of our belly button the way we take care of other parts of our body since they are exposed to public. It is the most ignored part of our bodies. Often many of us do not even care about cleaning it! The most important part of human body belly button signifies the umbilical chord attached to the human body.
So, it must be ensured that this area remains clean or else you might be feeding the bacteria. New researches are being carried out on the different aspects on the shape of the navel. The shape of the belly can also suggest about the health issues.
8. Bulged belly button
This type of belly is possessed by those who are heavy weight lifters. Also, it is often associated with those people who might be at risk of developing hernia.
7. Slightly bulged
Those who have slightly bulged belly button are said to be immune to flu virus.
6. Having an almond shape
This shape signifies that such people tend to experience migraines and muscle pains. Such people might also experience weakness of bones.
5. Tucked navel
This shape is of those people who have weight problems. They might also experience problems like constipation.
4. Oval and vertical
Such shape is a sign of skin and kidney diseases. Moreover, it also signifies that the next generation might be born with genetic abnormalities in them
3. You might not have it altogether
Some people tend to suffer from this but they might have had it at birth. It would have been removed due to some operation or any other reason.
2. Pregnancy shape
The belly changes its shape during the whole pregnancy tenure. You will feel the shape changing as the pregnancy progresses and reaches the full term. It normally returns to the same shape after the delivery occurs.
Such people might suffer with digestion problems as well as constipation.
It is also important to note that not all mammals have belly buttons. Belly buttons is the heaven for bacteria in our body. According to a study conducted in 2011 it was found that belly button has 2368 bacterial species out of which 1458 are new to human science. Also, it was found that one person had some bacteria which is also found in the soils in Japan. Although the person has never been there all his life!
Many people also undergo changes in their belly button shape changing from inner belly button to outer belly button. Such changes require operations and are known as umbilical hernia. The surgery is called umbilicoplasty. The reason for undergoing this surgery is has caught trend after many people want to show off their belly buttons and want to change how their belly button looks.
Although this trend has become quite common in the modern times but it used to be indecent to show belly button. In 1951 the National Association for Broadcasters ended up creating its Code of Practices for Television Broadcasters according to which women were not supposed to show their naval as well as other parts of the body. The code remained enforced till 1983.
According to a study naval is also an area of attraction for people. The preferred shapes are T and oval shaped. The ones with deep innies are not so attractive ones for a lot of people. A woman’s navel is also able to indicate her future potential for being able to get pregnant. The shape, position is used to estimate the reproductivity of fertile females. It is also assumed to be a sexual trigger as it highlights the curves, beauty and fertility of the body of a woman.