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Can running increase the number of alveoli?

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In brief: No

Running will not have any effect.

In brief: No

Running will not have any effect.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Running and lungs.

There's no data to support the thought that running will increase the number of alveoli in the lungs.
However, running does improve oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange at the alveoli and improves oxygen delivery to the organs of the body.

In brief: Running and lungs.

There's no data to support the thought that running will increase the number of alveoli in the lungs.
However, running does improve oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange at the alveoli and improves oxygen delivery to the organs of the body.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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