You take about 20,000 breaths a day, which means your respiratory system never stops working. It also means that your lungs need to be as healthy as possible in order for you to breathe easily as you age. Knowing the key facts about lungs can help you make healthy decisions
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Muscle spasms happen due to the sudden contraction of a muscle: The affected muscle pulls tight and may also feel harder than usual.
Muscle spasms can range from minor (for example, the leg or foot cramps you might experience at night sometimes) to more serious (lower back muscle spasms that
Do you know how many breaths you take every day? The answer is, for most people, 12 to 20 breaths every minute. If you’re suffering from COPD, facts show that it can be a struggle. To help you understand the breathing process, let’s start with your lungs.
The lungs consist
A recent meta-analysis suggests that the ancient Chinese martial art tai chi benefits older adults with a range of long-term conditions. Originating in China as a form of martial art, tai chi—dubbed “moving meditation” by practitioners—is a series of slow, gentle movements called forms, which flow from one into another.
Common drug treatments for inflammatory diseases may be weakening your bones; among the major glucocorticoids side effects is a condition called glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis.