Liver

The liver and the kidneys are some of the most essential and hardworking organs in the body. They carry out numerous functions such as excretion of waste, metabolism of many substances, hormonal regulation, and proper digestion, as well as proper coagulation. The liver is the second largest organ in the body, weighing in at approximately […]

Kidneys

The liver and the kidneys are some of the most essential and hardworking organs in the body. They carry out numerous functions such as excretion of waste, metabolism of many substances, hormonal regulation, and proper digestion, as well as proper coagulation. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs in the renal system. They help the body pass waste […]

Bladder

The urinary bladder is a muscular sac in the pelvis, just above and behind the pubic bone. When empty, the bladder is about the size and shape of a pear. Urine is made in the kidneys and travels down two tubes called ureters to the bladder. The bladder stores urine, allowing urination to be infrequent and controlled.

Colon

The colon is part of the large intestine, the final part of the digestive system. Its function is to reabsorb fluids and process waste products from the body and prepare for its elimination. The colon consists of four parts: descending colon, ascending colon, transverse colon, and sigmoid colon.

Blood Pressure

Before we talk about blood pressure, we need to have a basic understanding of how our heart and  blood vessels work. Our blood supply is the means by which we transport our body’s day to day needs around the body. Our heart is the pump that moves the blood and our arteries and veins are […]

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