8 Fun Facts About Lungs
Pulmonary hypertension is a rare lung disease characterized by increased blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries that eventually makes breathing very difficult.
Breathing is the most important thing our body does. Without lungs to breathe, we can’t live. It sounds simple, but how lungs work — in fact, our entire respiratory system — is very complex.
Here’s a list of some very interesting facts from the Lung Institute that are worth knowing.
To accommodate the heart, the right lung is larger than the left lung – for us humans, that is.
It’s not something most people are aware of but, actually, the lungs are the only organs in the human body that are capable of floating on water.
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