How Do Your Lungs Work to Keep You Breathing?

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Breathing is the most important thing your body does; without it, you simply cannot live. It’s something you do without even thinking about unless you suffer from a lung condition that makes breathing a difficult task. Lungs are one of the most important organs we have in our body, and most of us take them for granted. But the lungs are the organs most affected by pulmonary hypertension.

Did you know that lungs can float? Learn that and other curious facts about lungs here.

In this video, shared by thelungfoundation in 2014, find out more about what the lungs are and what they do and how they work. This is a great animated video that will take you through every tasks lungs perform in order to help you understand more about this amazing organ of the human body.

Find out more about how to get stronger lungs with some useful breathing exercises.

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