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Caverta
...  are sexually excited. It is capable of doing this by expanding the arteries in the penis and allowing ample amounts of blood to flow into the penis. The increase in the blood flow constricts the veins in the penis. As more blood flows in and less blood flows out of it, a sustained erection takes place. Even though Caverta does not claim to cure ED, it helps in temporarily easing its signs  ...

Cirrhosis of The Liver
...  cirrhosis will have the blood flow through the liver restricted by excessively scarred tissues. This in turn will increasing portal vein pressure, which in turn causes blood to overflow into smaller veins that leads to bursting due to pressure. In this case, serious internal bleeding will occur. The liver loses its ability to detoxify the body and the toxins will cause problems with  ...

Osteoporosis
...  long-term nursing-home care. Aside from this, because of prolonged bed rest after a hip-fracture incident, elderly patients are susceptible to the development of pneumonia and blood clots in the leg veins which eventually travel to the lungs and can cause pulmonary embolism. Osteoporosis has also been linked with the increased risk of death among patients. There are many risk factors that are  ...

Liver
...  by the portal venous blood. The arterial blood gets mixed as it passes through the liver sinusoid that develops from the outer side of the lobule towards the vein in centre. The various bunches of veins in the centre of the liver lobules creates the hepatic. The blood is transported to the vena cava through the hepatic vein. The functions of the liver includes convertion glucose to glycogen,  ...

Abdominal Veins
...  veins are the blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood back to the right atrium of the heart. Unlike other organs that directly bring the blood to the heart, these veins pass through a network before they reach the inferior vena cava, which attaches to the heart. Because bulging blood vessels can happen to anyone, here are the things you must know about it. Causes The bulging of  ...

Smooth Muscle
...  while the smooth muscles have this characteristic. While the skeletal muscles are attached to the bones, the smooth muscles are found in the walls of hollow organs, glands and arteries or veins. Autorhythmicity of the Smooth Muscle This involves its periodic spontaneous contraction resulting from the fluctuation of the depolarization and repolarization of the smooth muscles’  ...

Arteries of the Shoulder
...  by supplying freshly-oxygenated blood to the cells located in the shoulders and upper extremities. These cells use up the oxygen and different nutrients from the blood. After this, the corresponding veins carry the blood that was depleted of oxygen and bring it back to the heart. The heart pumps it towards the lungs in order to give it fresh payloads of oxygen. Different health issues and  ...

Blood Vessels
...  into body regions, the arteries actually deliver oxygen-rich blood to the second type of blood vessels called the capillaries. The capillaries actually serve as the connectors for arteries and veins. They are very thin and fragile – with each one being equivalent to the size of one epithelial cell, about a hundred microns. This thinness allows blood cells to pass only through a  ...

Lymph Fluid
...  will travel through the smaller capillaries and will then combine and flow into the larger vessels called lymph ducts. The inner walls of these lymph ducts are much like the inner walls of our veins. They are designed very similarly except for the valves which are there to prevent back flow; they also have the same three layers which the walls of the veins are composed of. It is the  ...

Hepatic Portal System
...  part of the human circulatory system. Understanding how it works can also help you in improving your understanding of human anatomy in general. The hepatic portal system consists of numerous veins and tributaries, including the hepatic portal vein. While the hepatic portal system is also often referred to as the portal venous system, it is important to note that there are also other  ...


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