Taking a deep breath in and letting a deep breath out is a form of relaxation, which when practiced regularly, may lead to the relief or prevention of symptoms commonly associated with stress. Here are some fun facts about breathing from The Encyclopedia of Trivia
In one breath, an adult inhales one pint of air, although the actual capacity of a lung is ten pints.
The average person takes between 17,280 and 23,040 breaths a day.
We lose half a litre of water a day through breathing. This is the water vapour we see when we breathe onto glass.
About 80% of people breathe through only one nostril. Which nostril, left or right, can alternate on average every two-and-a-half hours.
You can not kill yourself by holding your breath.
When Thomas Edison died in 1941, Henry Ford captured his last dying breath in a bottle.