Tears FAQs:


Q: Are tears produced?

A: Yes, and an anticholinergic drug like atropine inhibits tear production.

Q: Are tears composed of more protein-based hormones?

A: Yes, such as prolactin, adrenocorticotropic, and leucine enkephalin , which is suggested to be the mechanism behind the experience of crying from emotion making an individual feel better.

Q: Are tears composed of water, salts, antibodies and lysozymes?

A: Yes, According to a discovery by Dr.

Q: Are tears not enveloped in a hydrophobic film coat?

A: Yes, and leading to tears spilling onto the face.

Q: Are tears produced mainly in emergencies?

A: Yes.

Q: Are tears made up of a different chemical component than those evoked by eye irritants and can relay chemical messages to others?

A: Yes.