Breathe

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  • The average person breathes in the equivalent of 13 pints of air every minute.
  • Children laugh about 300 times a day. Adults laugh about 15 to 100 times a day. Laughter is the best medicine, may have some truth. It helps to boost the immune system.
  • The lungs are the only organs in the human body to float on water.
  • In 1243, the Arab physician Ibn al-Nafis became the first person ever to describe the breathing process.
  • If the lungs were open flat, they would cover the entire size of a tennis court!
  • Breathing has very little to do with oxygen. Air has 21 percent oxygen and the body only needs 5 percent. The rest comes from carbon dioxide.
  • Seventy percent of waste is eliminated through your lungs just by breathing.
  • Guinness World Records lists that Charles Osborne of Anthon, Iowa as record holder for hiccupping for 68 years!
  • The breathing rate is faster in children and women than in men.
  • The human sneeze can take place at 10 mph.
  • Humans exhale up to 17.5 milliliters of water per hour.
  • In human beings, the right lung is larger than the left lung to accommodate the heart.
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