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The Importance of Carbon Dioxide – By Patrick McKeown

When we take a breath of fresh air into our lungs, oxygen passes from the lungs to the blood where it is picked up and carried through the blood vessels by a molecule called haemoglobin. This oxygen-rich blood is then pumped by the heart throughout the body so that...

Your Breathing Muscles

  The  three  main  groups  of muscles  used  for breathing  are the diaphragm, intercostal and accessory. Adopting diaphragmatic breathing  is important for reducing hyperventilation. The  diaphragm  is a strong,  thin,  flat sheet  of muscle which separates the chest...