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Respirators Can Really Protect your Lungs

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Mar 10, 2015 10:47:00 AM

The lungs are amazing, so that is why it is important to understand how respirators can really protect your lungs . It surprises most people to learn that the lungs have the largest surface area of any body organ -- about 80 times more area than the skin, or about the size of a tennis court!  As we breathe, our lungs are in constant contact with the outside world and that is a lot of contact area. They need to be protected.

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