Pulmonary hypertension is a rare lung disease that refers to an increase in blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries, which results in a severe difficulty in breathing among patients.
Breathing is the most important thing your body does; without it, you simply can not live. It’s something you do without even thinking about it unless you suffer from a lung condition that makes your breathing a difficult task. But there are many facts about the body, the respiratory system and the lungs that most of us are unaware of.
Here’s a list of some curious facts about the lungs that are worth taking a look at (source: Lung Institute website):
1. A person usually breathes an average of 13 pints of air every minute.
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