8 Interesting Facts About Our Lungs

Mesothelioma is an aggressive type of cancer caused by a continued exposure to asbestos. In the majority of the cases, it affects the thin layer of tissue lining the lungs, but it can also affect the tissue that covers the abdomen, heart, or testicles in men.

Breathing is the most important thing our body does. Without breathing we simply can’t live. We breathe without even thinking, unless we suffer from a lung condition as serious as mesothelioma.

Here’s a list of some very interesting facts from the Lung Institute  that are worth knowing:



Read about 4 malignant diseases related to asbestos exposure here.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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