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Why do you have allergies? (Part 1)

Why do you have allergies? (Part 1) – Nerd Breeze

Have you ever wondered why exactly you have allergies? If you want to kill your curiosity, you’re in the right place! It’s time for third second nerd breeze 🙂 Before we start talking about allergies, let’s talk about the immune system, which is our natural super defense system! It defends us against germs, microorganisms and other invaders everyday, every hour, every minute! In a summarized manner, an allergy happens when your immune system overreacts to harmless substances, also called allergens.…

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Why do you need to breathe?

Why do you need to breathe? – Nerd Breeze

Have you ever wondered why exactly you need to breathe? And why you have lungs? If you want to kill your curiosity, you’re in the right place! It’s time for our second nerd breeze 🙂 In a summarized manner, you need to breathe to get oxygen to our cells, which convert the nutrients you eat into energy for your body. But what is oxygen? Oxygen is a vital element for humans and animals because our cells need this gas to…

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What happens with your lungs during an asthma attack? – Nerd Breeze

What happens with your lungs during an asthma attack? – Nerd Breeze

Do you want to understand what happens with your lungs during an asthma attack? You’re in the right place! It’s time for our first nerd breeze ☺ When you breathe, the air goes from your nose (or mouth) to your lungs, which are made up of airways that get smaller and smaller just like the branches of a tree. During an asthma attack, the airways become smaller because of some physiological changes like: Muscle contraction! The airways muscles tighten around…

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