When You're Fatigued, What Gives Out First?

Definitely something to think about.


Oxygen
Oxygen. Photo by acme.
This snippet from Dr Michael Yessis is definitely something to think about :
... contrary to popular opinion, it is not always the cardio-vascular system that gives out first, it is the respiratory system ...

Very interesting indeed.


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