It seems to be common knowledge that the appendix in our bodies is no longer an essential organ because it doesn’t serve a purpose. Hence, why so many people live happily and healthily after having their appendices removed.
But just how much truth is there to that “knowledge,” scientifically speaking?
In the video below by Dnews, they describe why we can’t just assume our appendices are useless. They also explain why we don’t use our appendices any more, as well as clarifying why we get appendicitis — the reason why many people having to get their appendix removed.