8 Curious Facts About Lungs

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common lung diseases in children and is a life-threatening disorder that causes, among other things, lung infections and breathing difficulties.

Breathing is the most important thing your body does. Without breathing, you simply cannot live. It’s something you do without even thinking about — unless you suffer from a lung condition that makes your breathing a difficult task. There are many facts about the respiratory system and the lungs that most people are unaware of.

Here’s a list of from the Lung Institute that tells about some very interesting lung facts worth knowing.

1. A person usually breathes an average of 13 pints of air every minute.

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Learn more about the breathing techniques for cystic fibrosis patients.

One comment

  1. marlene arthur says:

    Heartening to continue ue to hear optimistic news about research and treatment.
    I was a hospital social worker in Aberdeen in 80’s when the first adult clinic was set up and had huge respect for the way most of the young adults maintained their independence and positively.

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