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    Raynaud’s disease (pronounced ray-NOHZ) is named after Maurice Raynaud, a French physician who first recognized the condition in 1862. It is a disease that affects the circulatory system. The disease makes the extremities of your body such as your toes and fingers feel numb and or cold, it can also affect your nipples, ears, lips, nose and penis. Symptoms of Raynaud’s usually occur when one is under stress or when they are cold. Raynaud’s disease is also known as Raynaud’s phenomenon or…

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    anything in excessiveness is harmful to our health and so it can be of great damage to either our organs and mental health. Therefore, this is a topic of vast interest relating to the negative and positive effects that consuming alcohol has in our system. Consequently, moderate drinkers can have a reduced percentage of having type 2 diabetes while heavy drinking can lead to liver and heart damage. This topic is an interesting paradox due to the benefits and negative drawbacks that consuming too…

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    Gas Exchange In Fish

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    and then transports it to each body cell for respiration. In the blood vessels the blood flows in the opposite direction to the water that flows through the lamellae. This flow is called the counter-current system. The amount of oxygen that diffuses into the blood is maximized by this system by maintaining the concentration gradient the whole way through. This is done when the blood that is the most oxygenated meets the most oxygenated water, and the least oxygenated blood meets the water that…

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    Explain the relationship between the skeletal and muscular systems. So in the simplest terms, the skeletal system (Bones) make it so that way you have structure in you’re not a blob of skin and cartilage, and the muscular system makes it so that way you can get up and move around. The skeletal system provides the framework for your body, while the muscular system consists of soft tissues that support the skeleton. 2. Why is the circulatory system important? Because it circulates the blood in…

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    All these organisms are closed circulatory system meaning that the blood is contained within a network of tubes, or blood vessels. These blood are transported throughout the body with the help of the blood vessels. One blood vessels receives the blood from the body while the other blood vessels…

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    Normal Anatomy and Physiology Blood is one of the components that make up the circulatory system in the human body. Blood functions as a transport system for oxygen and nutrients with other systems dependent on it for oxygen perfusion and removal of waste materials. Blood has different components predominantly red blood cells (RBC also known as erythrocytes, “are the largest portion of blood cells” ranging between “4,200,000 – 6,100,000/mm3” and depended on age and gender in the body of a…

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    Sodium Consumption Essay

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    Association, with approximately 60% of Americans consuming more than double the recommended value (Whelton). Sodium consumption is a concern because it is the direct cause of hypertension, which leads to many of the top preventable diseases of the circulatory system (Schieb). In 2010 approximately 200,000 people in the U.S. died from hypertensive disorders including heart disease, stroke, and heart attack (Schieb). Many risk factors for hypertension are personal factors, as the effects…

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    Different Types Of Muscle

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    P3 – Describe the structure and contraction of different types of muscle. In regards to muscle, there are three main types. These include voluntary (skeletal) muscle, involuntary (smooth) muscle and cardiac muscle. Each have particular functions within the body. One of the main functions which skeletal muscle is responsible for is allowing movement including both fine and gross motor skills to be carried out. Another function which skeletal muscle is required for is protecting an individual’s…

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    Ibuprofen Synthesis Essay

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    Based on our findings, the NSAIDs aspirin and ibuprofen do have an impact on the heart rate of the Lumbriculus variegatus worms as evidenced by Figures 2 and 3 above. We observed that caffeine also had an impact on the heart rate of the worms. We can state that our hypothesis was correct when it came to the ibuprofen solutions because evidence supports the claim that the ibuprofen does increase the heart rate in Lumbriculus variegatus. Furthermore, as the concentration of ibuprofen increased,…

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    The Cardiovascular System is one of the most important systems in the body of an organism. It is responsible for carrying the oxygen and nutrients needed for survive through the body. The only organ in this system is the heart, containing four chambers; the left and right atrium and the left and right ventricle, which will be described in further detail later on. Although this system is very important, problems can occur that disrupt the normal routine. One of these we will be focusing on today…

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