Breathing As We Age

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Teri16
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   Posted 8/28/2005 10:13 PM (GMT -6)   
I always get so excited yeah when I find something in my searches that I feel will help us!  I have asthma, along with mild emphysema already and love to learn anything that I can.  Hope you will all enjoy this as well!
 
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"As we age, the lungs become stiffer and less elastic, the airways shrink, and the chest muscles weaken. These and other changes cause the total flow of air into and out of the lungs to decrease."
 

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Teri16
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   Posted 8/29/2005 2:30 PM (GMT -6)   

Here is another very informative article, discussing the muscles of breathing... tongue http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual_ha/sec1/ch02/ch02j.html


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