Cancer

CANCER

Most of us have been touched by cancer. Whether that’s directly due to a personal diagnosis or indirectly due to a diagnosis given to a friend, family member or a co worker, cancer can feel as though it is an epidemic that is growing. Continue reading

Advertisements

Respiratory Problems

Respiratory Problems

The respiratory system works like a ventilation system; bringing oxygen and other gases into the body while removing carbon dioxide, dust moisture, bacteria and viruses. Once oxygen enters the body it’s collected by red blood cells. The red blood cells in turn transport oxygen through the arteries as a means to distribute it to the rest of the cells in the body.   Continue reading

Hormone Issues

Hormone Issues

Imagine a country with 60 trillion people in it. How is it governed? What kind of governmental system can keep this country in order? There are so many factors to consider. We would all agree that it would require a lot of order to avoid chaos.

Our body is much more efficient than any government, with incredible systems in place to govern itself. The body maintains itself by utilizing the order established by the endocrine system. The endocrine system is composed of glands that are strategically placed throughout the body, from the brain to the ovaries in women, or the testes in men. These glands work to maintain order and to help with development, growth, and metabolism. They work to regulate internal temperature, body energy distribution, mood, immune system, nutrient distribution, appetite control, detoxification of our body, regulating water content in the body, heart rate, sex drive and every organ’s activity. The physiology of the body is affected by the proteins that these glands produce, called hormones, which contain messages. Continue reading