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Respiratory System

The Effects of Nutrition on the Respiratory System

With every breath you take, your respiratory system is exposed to potentially infectious microorganisms. If your body’s immu...

The Effects of Reverse Breathing

Reverse breathing -- also called Taoist breathing -- reverses the natural in-out movement of the stomach found in natural breathin...

What Are the Structures of the Lungs?

Your lungs are a life-sustaining marvel, efficiently connecting the human body with the oxygen essential for functioning. Of all y...

Vitamins That Help the Respiratory System

Vitamins play a vital role in sustaining a healthy respiratory system and reducing your risk of diseases, such as chronic obstruct...

Why Does the Body Need More Oxygen When We Exercise?

When you exercise, your respiratory rate increases. This is true regardless of whether you exercise by stationary methods such as ...

Long-Term Effects of Exercise on the Respiratory System

Your respiratory system controls your breathing and begins when you draw in air through your nose or mouth. The air travels throug...

How Does the Cardiovascular System Work With the Respiratory System?

An understanding of how the respiratory and cardiovascular systems interact requires knowledge of how each of the systems function...

Muscles of the Respiratory System in Human Anatomy

Breathing can be a conscious or unconscious act. We can hold our breath or breathe deep even while the rest of our body is asleep....

Effects of Swimming on Respiratory System of Humans

The human respiratory system responds to swimming exercise in positive, and sometimes negative, ways. Swimming works out your enti...

How Do the Digestive & Respiratory Systems Work Together?

Your digestive and respiratory systems, at first glance, seem very separate in their activities. In reality, however, the systems ...
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