Essays Tagged: "arteries"

An overview on wheather or not fatty foods can impair your thought process.

g of saturated fats suffered more impairment than those whose diet did not.Fat widely known to clog arteries. Builds up a level of plaque on the inner walls, restricting the flow of blood to the body ...

(1 pages) 97 1 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Circulatory System

SystemThe circulatory system in anatomy and physiology is the course taken by the blood through the arteries, capillaries, and veins and back to the heart. In humans and the higher vertebrates, the he ... n; the left side of the heart receives blood rich in oxygen from the lungs and pumps it through the arteries to the various parts of the body. Circulation begins early in fetal life. It is estimated t ...

(6 pages) 164 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

personal interest topic: hypertension

because it does not cause symptoms unless it is severely high. High blood pressure can damage your arteries, heart, eyesight, and kidneys ( have chosen hypertension as my personal int ...

(1 pages) 108 3 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Ultrasound- this paper is on the different kinds of utrasound, the many uses of ultrasound and the dangers. there is a Bibliography

he echoes. Doppler ultrasound is used to measure the rate of blood flow through the heart and major arteries.In 3D ultrasound imaging the 3D ultrasound machine takes many two-dimensional images and pu ...

(1 pages) 84 1 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Explaining Hypertension.

ated complications.Hypertension occurs when arterioles, small blood vessels that branch of from the arteries, become constricted making it difficult for blood pressure to pass through them. As a resul ... , arteriosclerosis, Stroke, enlarged heart and kidneys damage.Arterioscleriosis is hardening of the arteries. High blood pressure can make the artery walls thicken and harden, then the inside of the b ...

(5 pages) 241 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What causes cardiovascular disease?

this out is with arteriosclerosis.ArteriosclerosisArteriosclerosis is the buildup of plaque in the arteries. It develops slowly, with soft, fatty streaks gradually accumulating along the inner walls ... cholesterol-like role in heart disease; that is, it may contribute to the buildup of plaque in the arteries.Obesity, a sedentary lifestyle, and diabetes are closely linked risk factors. Those who are ...

(4 pages) 197 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What is cholesterol?

While cholesterol has a bad reputation for clogging up arteries and causing heart disease, this fatty molecule is an essential part of all cell membranes. ... fat (lipid) called triglycerides.High levels of LDL cholesterol have been associated with hardened arteries (atherosclerosis) and coronary artery disease. In contrast, high levels of HDL cholesterol ... DL-cholesterol in blood are a primary cause of heart attacks. LDL can be found in the wall of heart arteries. Low levels of HDL-cholesterol also increase the risk of heart attack. Some scientists beli ...

(7 pages) 100 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Marijuna: to be legal: or not to be that is the question.

rm increase in blood pressure, heart rate, and the flow of blood from the heart. It also causes the arteries to narrow. Carbon monoxide reduces the amount of oxygen the blood can carry. This, combined ...

(2 pages) 65 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Development of the Testis

d the spermatic cord (Fig.1a). Each cord is sheathed in connective tissue and contains a network of arteries (testicular arteries), veins, nerves, and the first section of the ductus deferens, through ...

(17 pages) 47 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Modern Metaphor for Monstrosity

atures as beautiful. Beautiful! Great God! His yellow skin scarcely covered the work of muscles and arteries beneath; his hair was of a lustrous black, and flowing; his teeth of a pearly whiteness; bu ...

(6 pages) 67 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A&P Lab Report on Blood Pressure & Pulse during exercise

.Introduction: The blood pressure of a person is the force exerted by the blood on the walls of the arteries per unit area. The blood pressure unit is mmHg. The blood pressure of an individual is expr ...

(2 pages) 154 0 2.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Foods That Protect You from Stroke

wice a week. This will lower it by another 7%. The omega three oils help reduce inflammation in the arteries. Plus help stop the danger of blood clots. Also, women who eat vegetables have a 25% lower ... loaded with antioxidants, fiber, magnesium, potassium, vitamin E and other nutrients that help keep arteries clear, prevent plaque buildup and block the formation of blood clots," explained by Harvard ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Pathophysiology Deep Vein Thrombosis and Airline Travel - The Deadly Duo

rom the body. Oxygen-rich blood from the lungs is pumped through the body by heart via a network of arteries. When the blood reaches an organ or tissue, it is carried away from the organ or tissue in ... eoxygenation and release of the waste carbon dioxide. The pressure propelling the blood through the arteries originates from the heart beat but is dissipated when the blood reaches the capillaries. Th ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Heart Disease

hree times more likely to contract heart disease.The word coronary means crown, which describes the arteries the are in a circle around the heart. These arteries supply the heart with the oxygen and n ... with the oxygen and nutrients its needs. Coronary heart disease develops when one or more of those arteries becomes narrower than it is supposed to be. This usually occurs when there is a buildup of ...

(4 pages) 148 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEMThe circulatory system consists of the heart, blood, veins, arteries, and capillaries. The heart is the main function for the circulatory system. Without the he ... the oxygen and other resources that blood provides. The blood travels to and from the heart through arteries, veins, capillaries. The structures of all of these are well suited for the functions they ... t lines around the body and has a large amount of area to cover. The veins get their blood from the arteries, the veins get its blood through many branches of capillaries coming of the arteries and co ...

(2 pages) 61 1 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Research paper on stroke

ostmortem apoplexy patients he also was the first to discover that some had blockages in their main arteries. These findings led to the renaming of apoplexy to cerebrovascular disease." (AHA)There are ... of clot is called a thrombosis. A thrombosis isStroke 2a formation of a clot in one of the cerebral arteries that stays attached to the artery wall until it grows large enough to restrict blood flow ( ...

(6 pages) 139 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Human Circulatory System:Sickel Cell

he blood travels in thousands of tubes called vessels. In the vessels are many smaller tubes called arteries. Arteries carry blood away from the heart and to the rest of the body. Inside the arteries ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Cardiovascular System

bout 70 beats/min. At rest most of this blood is in the veins throughout your body, not within your arteries or within your lungs. This is because the journey of blood through your body's veins takes ... This is because the journey of blood through your body's veins takes longer than that through your arteries or lungs.During exercise, however, the time needed for the journey of blood through these t ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

High-Blood Pressure

entified as the cause of the disorder. The clearest cause of why blood pressure is high is that the arteries that the blood flows through are too small. High blood pressure is most common in people wh ...

(3 pages) 107 0 2.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


e high glucose levels in the blood make the person more susceptible for a blockage to form in their arteries. These high levels of glucose can damage nerves causing the patient numbness and tingling ( ...

(4 pages) 124 1 4.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases