If anyone ever calls you a bone head they may not be wrong!
Your skull is one of the most unique bones in your body. What many people don’t know is that your brain will go to great lengths to protect the strength and integrity of your skull aka its body armor.
Your jaw bone also referred to as the mandible, turns over constantly more than any other bone in your body. It is the only bone that separates from parts of the skull. So even as the rest of your bones weaken over time and you’re possibly getting osteoporosis, understand that your skull is in good shape at all times. The adult skull has over twenty-two individual bones, cartilage, and also ligaments.
Your brain is a delicate unique structure and your skull is the strong housing unit for its protection, so it is important to always protect your head.