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How to Increase Your Oxygen Supply

author image Dr. Robert Petros
Dr. Robert Petros has been working at the Yerevan State Medical University Department of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases since 2009. He has had experience with thousands of patients and done a considerable amount of work in epidemic prevention on the government level.
How to Increase Your Oxygen Supply
The size of your lungs and health of your heart both influence your oxygen supply.

Oxygen is an essential part of most processes that occur in your body. Increasing your oxygen supply increases your body's efficiency in carrying out these processes. This includes a faster metabolism and more energy. To increase your oxygen supply, develop your respiratory system, which includes your lungs and respiratory tract.

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Step 1

Engage in aerobic activities such as running, swimming or biking to increase the capacity of your lungs -- the amount of air they can inhale. The more air you inhale, the more oxygen can be absorbed by your lungs. Aerobic exercises also increase the effectiveness of your cardiovascular system, which increases the amount of oxygen that reaches the tissues of your body.

Step 2

Sing to increase the volume of your lungs as well as strengthen the muscles your body uses to breath.

Step 3

Play a wind instrument. Playing instruments such as flutes, saxophones and trumpets also increases your lung capacity -- and increases your oxygen supply in the process.

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