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Why does your stomach puff out when you inhale?

By Cindy Black / October 31, 2013 /

Lungs expand during inhalation. To make room for the lungs, the belly puffs out. Inside the rib cage are the heart and the lungs. Inside the abdominal cavity are our digestive organs. In between these two spaces is the diaphragm, the number one muscle for breathing.   The diaphragm is a unique muscle. The diaphragm…

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