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What to do about inhaling/breathing when smoking/vaping?

What to do about inhaling/breathing when smoking/vaping?

Can't help but: Wonder if you think you can't walk and chew gum at the same time. When people either smoke or use e-cigarettes or hookahs, they are breathing just fine, despite taking in carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and other toxins. While e-cigs may be somewhat safer, we really don't know their long-term effects, or what the oils, flavorings, additives and propylene glycol actually does to our body.Try stopping. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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How do infants inhale breathing treatments? My daughter usually closes her mouth & breathes through her nose & sometimes uses her paci to calm down.

How do infants inhale breathing treatments? My daughter usually closes her mouth & breathes through her nose & sometimes uses her paci to calm down.

Through the nose: Infants ideally inhale medications given by nebulizer through their nose, although inhalation through the mouth if crying is also effective. A properly fitted mask is key. ...Read more

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Can tonsil stones be inhaled while breathing? If so, is this dangerous?

Can tonsil stones be inhaled while breathing? If so, is this dangerous?

Possible: Inhaling them is possible but if cough reflex intact it will be coughed out. Only if it were to stay in lungs is, there any concern. ...Read more

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Appts take a lot of time so can someone name most or even all possible reason one would have sharp chest pains while breathing/inhaling ?

Appts take a lot of time so can someone name most or even all possible reason one would have sharp chest pains while breathing/inhaling ?

Panic or Anxiety: For a 21 year old? It is stress, fatigue, or anxiety. That is unless you are an athlete and have injured a muscle with your exercise. We hold our breath tight, clench our chest muscles when we are stressed. Sometimes we are doing this without even realizing it. Many young people have this problem and it can take some time to learn new ways of breathing and living to reduce anxiety. ...Read more

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Can vagina n labia/lips open/expand by exhaling, n contract by inhaling during heavy breathing, n is it voluntary/involuntary pelvic muscles movement ?

Can vagina n labia/lips open/expand by exhaling, n contract by inhaling during heavy breathing, n is it voluntary/involuntary pelvic muscles movement ?

Voluntary: The muscles of the pelvic floor (the ones around the vagina, in the labia, etc) are skeletal muscles or "voluntary." you can learn to contract and expand them well. Kegel exercises are a widely accepted way of improving your use of these muscles. ...Read more

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Is Chest expnasion of 5cm (currently 3cm while inhalation) while inhalation possible by deep breathing exercises using lung exerciser in 1-2 months?

Is Chest expnasion of 5cm (currently 3cm while inhalation) while inhalation possible by deep breathing exercises using lung exerciser in 1-2 months?

Chest expansion: Hello ~ your question as written is difficult to understand but if I do, you are asking if your lungs vital capacity will improve with deep breathing and lung exerciser. Yes it will but to a max predetermined by your body size When the chest gets bigger for body builders that is muscle on the outside and not much increase in lung volumes. If that does not answer resubmit question thx ...Read more

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I've been coughing up phlegm ...Having a hard time breathing when inhaling...Pain on leftside, hurts worse when I lay down and pain also by shoulder ?

I've been coughing up phlegm ...Having a hard time breathing when inhaling...Pain on leftside, hurts worse when I lay down and pain also by shoulder ?

See doctor: If you are having problems breathing, you need evaluation by your doctor or in the emergency room. If you have a cough with sputum production, and problems breathing, you could have a respiratory or lung infection. But you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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