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Pulse
Touch the inside of your wrist, you can feel the artery in your wrist rise and fall. The pulse that you feel is cause by the alternating expansion and relaxation of the artery wall.
Hemoglobin
It make up most of a red blood cell which is an iron-containing protein that binds chemically to oxygen molecules.
atherosclerosis
a condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the buildup of fatty materials.
Heart Attack
A heart attack occurs when blood flow to part of the heart muscle is blocked.
Hypertension
a disorder in which a person's blood pressure is consistently higher than normal. great that 140/90
Blood Pressure
Blood pressure is caused by the force with which the ventricles contract.
Epithelial Cells
The cells on the inter layer of the artery, capillary and vein to help the blood flow smoothly.