The Effects of Processed Meat On Our Lungs
Foods like ham and bacon have nitrites in them, which can cause lung damage over time. In this video, we're going to look into “uncured” meat with “no nitrites added” - and see if indeed that is the case, or should you be worried about these meats affecting your breathing.
Your Lungs Will Be In Great Shape With These Exercises
Taking good care of our lungs has perhaps never been more important. As you might be aware by now, a COVID-19 infection can damage your lungs severely. Hence, we must ensure to take extra care of the organs now. Thankfully, there are some simple ways to do so.
Biology Lesson: How Do Our Lungs Work?
In the shadow of an infectious lung disease, it's more important than ever to understand the function of one of our most important organs - the lungs.
The Surprising Link Between Basements and Lung Cancer
Smoking is by far the largest risk factor for lung cancer, but that doesn’t mean that people who have never smoked will not suffer from lung cancer. In fact, according to US statistics, as much as 20% of lung cancer patients are non-smokers.
Cleansing Your Lungs Has Never Been Easier!
Protecting your lungs is vital, if you want to preserve your long-term health. Over a period of time, toxins from mold and bacteria can build up in your lungs causing you ill health. Therefore, getting into the habit of cleansing your lungs on regular basis is a good thing to do.
This Polio Survivor's Iron Lung Almost Collapsed and Then...
The last of the Polio Iron Lungs was manufactured almost 50 years ago! Sound like a blip, but it does seem like ages ago, especially when we're all busy with the current pandemic. This Polio survivor's iron lung had almost collapsed, as it is a relic of another era.
5 Ways to Improve Your Lung Capacity
No matter your age or physical fitness level, we could all learn to breathe more effectively and improve our well-being through expanding our lung capacity.
The 10 Most Common Warning Signs of Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer, claiming the lives of more than a million people every year. Despite these worrying numbers, lung cancer is not necessarily a death sentence if you catch it early enough.
If You Have These Symptoms, You Could Have Lung Problems!
Your lungs play an important role in keeping every organ in your body functioning properly. They are working all the time, so it’s crucial to keep your lungs healthy.
Watch a Woman Take Her First Breath With New Lungs
In the video below, you'll see Jennifer, a lifelong Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, taking her first unobstructed breath after a successful lung transplant. Demonstrating we shouldn't take anything for granted. Please share this video to demonstrate the power of organ donation to the world!
Here’s How You Can Improve Lung Health Post COVID-19
As you may have heard, a severe case of COVID-19 can badly harm a person's lungs. Initially, doctors had feared that this damage could be permanent. However, recent research has indicated otherwise. Listen to this doctor’s advice on how to protect your lungs after recovering from COVID-19.
The Following 10 Foods Will Help You Detox From Nicotine
In addition, broccoli contains a protein called NRF2 which helps protect the lungs against the effects of smoking. 2. Ginger Apart from the variety of health benefits attributed to it, Ginger is a great addition for anyone who wants to cleanse their body of nicotine or relieve withdrawal symptoms.
Black and White Photos You Say? Take a Closer Look...
When I came across the wonderful drawings of Paul Lung I was tricked into thinking that these images were black and white photographs. It is hard to believe that they were all drawn using a single pencil!
Fascinating: Three Different Ways to Breathe
Human Lungs: Human lungs are part of the body’s respiratory system. The primary function of the lungs is to process the gas exchange for respiration. The lungs take oxygen from the environment and transfer it to the bloodstream.
Why Is Pneumonia Life-Threating?
Pneumonia is one of the most common and also one of the most dangerous lung conditions. When it occurs, the tiny air sacks located in the lungs called alveoli are infested with germs, be it a bacterium or virus, and as a result, they become inflamed and fill up with fluid.
Here's What Everyone Really Must Know About COPD!
the physical exam, your doctor will use a stethoscope to listen to your lungs as you breathe.
Is This Guy a Seal or a Merman?
Hill Taylor is an American swimmer that must have lungs of steel, which he uses to crush the competition in this butterfly swim-off, where he stayed underwater for the whole contest, easily defeating the other swimmers, who appear to have more human lungs. Is This Guy a Seal or a Merman?
How Does Walking Pneumonia Differ From Other Types?
“Pneumonia is an infection that inflames your lungs' air sacs (alveoli). The air sacs may fill up with fluid or pus, causing symptoms such as a cough, fever, chills, and trouble breathing,” according to the American Lung Association (ALA).
Why Does Your Chest Hurt As You Breathe Deeply?
Even though the lungs don't have pain receptors, surrounding tissues can become inflamed, tender, and painful, so lung conditions can actually cause pain while breathing.
Don't Ignore These Crucial Signs of Respiratory Disease
Here are 7 of the most common symptoms that can hint at an underlying respiratory or lung disorder. Be sure to treat such symptoms straight away: 1.
Consider Deep Breathing For COVID19 Prevention & Self-Care
Practicing breathing exercises, especially abdominal breathing, expands your lung capacity, clears the lungs of mucus and fluids, and makes you breathe more efficiently.
Here’s Why You Must Learn Diaphragmatic Breathing
When we breathe normally, we don’t use the full capacity of the lungs. The muscles that control the movement of the lungs are those located between the ribs and the diaphragm (a large, dome-shaped muscle located below the lungs that contracts and flattens when you inhale).
New Test Discovers Cancer Months Before it Appears!
In a major lung cancer trial, a revolutionary blood test has been proven to diagnose the recurrence of cancer cells up to a whole year in advance of conventional scans.
5 Exercises to Flex Away Those Annoying 'Muffin Tops'
The Lunge Reach Stand up and have your feet about hip-width apart from each other. Bend your knees a little and place your arms to your sides. Make a forward lunge with your left leg, and lift your hands over your head. Then return to where you were by pushing back with your left leg.