Because Breathing is NOT optional!

Help navigating this “cold/flu” season, Stay Healthy my friends

JodiBarnett758

During cold/flu and pneumonia season, many people realize how important the element of being able to take a breath can be.  You can live a few days without water & weeks without food, but you can only go a few minutes without air.  So doing all that you can to care for the health of the respiratory system just makes sense.

DID YOU KNOW:

  • the lungs possess almost 1,500 miles of airways and over 300 million alveoli
  • Aveoli
  • You will take probably 20,000 breaths & breathe about 35 lbs. of air each day.
  • Plants are our co-companions in breathing.  “We” breathe in air, our body uses the oxygen and releases carbon dioxide.  “Plants” take in the carbon dioxide & release oxygen.  Talk about team work!!!

Sinus

The actual anatomy of the respiratory tract includes the upper respiratory which include the nasal passages, sinues, pharynx & larynx, while the lower respiratory includes the…

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