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Morning Start: Your nostrils work one at a time

Your Morning Start for Monday, Oct. 18

Good morning, and happy Monday! Let’s start off your week on a good note.

Fun fact: Your nostrils work one at a time.

One nostril works at a time while we breathe in and out throughout the day, and they switch every few hours. This is called the nasal cycle, a process of alternating congestion and decongestion. At any given moment, if you’re breathing through your nose, one nostril gets the lion’s share of the air while a small amount passing through the other. This is regulated by your autonomic nervous system, which takes care of bodily functions such as your heart rate and digestion.

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