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Glenn Blaylock. I t is not gravity that moves the food from your mouth to your stomach. Your esophagus has muscles that contract rhythmically to move the food. Thus you can swallow in any position, not just when you are vertical. Won't they flow whatever direction gravity pulls them? The muscles in your esophagus constrict tightly enough to even force liquids up into the stomach. No comments Permalink Share No comments.
I n addition to what Glenn already shared, the contractions of the esophagus that propel the food down into the stomach is called 'peristalsis'. This wave-like motion can be found in other parts of your digestive tract too! Read On: The Esophagus Once the food is chewed and moisturized by the saliva, it is pushed back by the tongue into the throat, where muscles propel the food into the food pipe, or the esophagus. The esophagus pushes the food downward by an action that we call peristalsis, which is basically an orderly sequence of contractions like the wave motion moving across stadium bleachers.
These contractions, which push the food down into the stomach, are powerful enough to allow us to swallow even if lying down or upside down. Astronauts, for example, have no trouble swallowing in space, where no gravity forces food from the mouth to the stomach. Between the esophagus and the stomach a sphincter ensures that the passage normally opens only one way from the esophagus into the stomach. E ver try a keg-stand?!
A little difficult but you can swallow. I just had a go, hanging upside down on my bed and swallowed water, a biscuit, and a sandwich. I could swallow all of these! In fact I often take my food back to my room and eat it while doing a hetand on my indian style floor pillows. Ec-nal d Bootie Inspector. Mort The Conqueror. Y ou can I haven't - I'd be worried that liquids would run up into my sinuses before I swallowed.
I did try this once, and I have a word of advice: make sure you feel it work its way through the esophagus before you laugh.
I chewed and swallowed a hard pretzel in a hand-stand once Food can be swallowed, but I guess gravity does matter when it comes to keeping it down! I s it possible to swallow while upside down? W hat animal spends nearly its whole life hanging upside down? W hat could be worse than hanging upside down, half naked from a ski lift with your "junk" hanging out?
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