Historical Events  Science
Human Kidneys

Where are your kidneys?

MMDE: Lower back

Current: Lower chest

Those who are surprised to find their kidneys are above their belly button, and located in the lower chest protected by their rib cage, are probably experiencing a Mandela Effect. Many remember them in the lower back to th rear, in fact that's what the "fighting" sports such as boxing, karate etc mean when they talk of giving a kidney punch.

Some try to explain this by saying the older medical books and models simplified things, but it would be strange to teach someone something so inaccurate for no good reason.

There seems to be a few Mandela Effects related to changes in the human body - the holes in the jaw and location of the heart, for example.

Wider impact

If the location of the kidneys is different, it would affect doctors, massage therapists and as mentioned, sports fighters. And those experiencing kidney pain and problems, such as on dialysis machines.