What is Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

La malattia delle arterie periferiche (chiamata anche arteriopatia periferica) è un problema circolatorio prevalente in cui le arterie riducono il flusso negli arti.
April 8, 2017

Peripheral artery disease ( also referred to as peripheral arterial disease) is a prevalent circulatory problem in which arteries reduce flow into your limbs. When you develop peripheral artery disease (PAD), your limbs – normally your legs, do not receive enough blood flow to keep yours with demand. This causes symptoms, most notably leg pain when walking (claudication) The peripheral artery disease is likewise to be a sign of a…

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What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

La retinopatia diabetica è una condizione causata da diabete che colpisce l'occhio. È provocato da danni ai vasi sanguigni del tessuto sensibile alla luce nella parte posteriore della retina all'interno dell'occhio.
March 21, 2017

Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetic caused condition that affects the eye. It is triggered by damage to the blood vessels of the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the retina within the eye. At first, diabetic retinopathy may have no symptoms or only mild vision problems. Eventually, it can cause blindness. The condition can form in anyone who has type one or type two diabetes. The longer you have diabetes,…

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What Is Atherosclerosis?

L'aterosclerosi è quando le arterie si induriscono e si restringono. Questo è così dannoso perché blocca lentamente le arterie, mettendo a rischio il flusso sanguigno.
January 18, 2016

Atherosclerosis is when the arteries harden and become narrower. This is so detrimental because it slowly blocks arteries, putting blood flow at risk. Atherosclerosis is usually the cause of heart attacks, strokes and other peripheral vascular diseases, what are called cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer of people in the United Staes, more than 800,000 deaths in 2005. What causes Atherosclerosis? Arteries are blood vessels that transport…

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Cardiovascular System Physiology

October 21, 2014

There several critical functions of the body’s cardiovascular system: 1 Transportation of  materials and chemicals, 2) To regulate of the body’s homeostasis levels, 3) Protect the body from pathogens 1. Transporting  materials from one part of the body to other body tissues is a major function of the cardiovascular system. The blood delivers oxygen and essential nutrients, as well as remove waste and carbon dioxide that is processed from  the body….

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Understanding Blood Vessels

Blood vessels are a then  layer of  squamous epithelium, also called endothelium, which keeps your blood cells inside the blood vessels. Endothelium, also keeps blood clots from forming. The endothelium lines the body’s entire circulatory system, extending form the heart’s interior, called the endocardium. There are three primary types of blood vessels: Veins, Arteries and Capillaries. Blood vessels names are based on the region of the body they carry blood through…

October 17, 2014
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