Couragous Circulatory System
How does the circulatory system work?
Table of Contense
Introducing the Circulatory System
The Major Parts of the Circulatory System
Why is the Circulatory System Important?
How do you keep the CIrculatory System Healthy?
What are Some Common Diseases of the Circulatory System?
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Introducing the circulatory system!
The Major Parts of the Circulatory system is...
Why is the Circulatory System important?
How do You Keep the Circulatory System Healthy?
What are some common diseases of the Circulatory System?
- Diabetes(die-a-bete-ies)-too much sugar.
- Heart Failure(heart fail-ure)- when your heart fails to work.
- Cardiomyopathy, (car-di-o-my-o-path-y)-a chronic disease of the heart muscle.
- Stroke (stro-ke)- occurs when blood flow is cut off from an area in your brain.
- Hypertension (hy-per-ten-sion)-occurs when you have high blood pressure.
- Coronary Artery Disease (cor-on-ar-y ar-ter-y di-sease)- happens when plaque is building in you arteries.
- Aortic Dissection, (a-or-tic dis-sec-tion), a tear in the inner layer of large blood vessils.
- Myocarditis and Pericarditis, (my-o-card-it-is and per-i-car-dit-is)- some causes of this condition is radiation, chemicals, and use of cocaine.
Did you know that hypertension is a life threatening disease? A lot of people suffer everyday from this disease. Hypertension affects ages 1-70. Some reasons why people get hypertension include be eating too much excess salt, abnormal arteries, increased blood volume, genetic disorders, health conditions, certain medicines, recreational drugs, pregnancy, and hormonal therapy. Hypertension is when you have a high blood pressure. When your blood pressure it raises your heart workload which leads to artery damage. Overtime, uncontrolled blood pressure leads to stroke, kidney disease, and heart disease. Hypertension is a major problem that needs to be stopped!
Did you know that blood is the bodies transportation system? It carries away all the waste. It carries immune system cells that defends bacteria and viruses. If it wasn’t for the circulatory system, the body would lots of viruses. Have you ever cut yourself on the ground and wondered, Why is my blood red instead of blue, yellow, or even rainbow? I know I have! I am here to answer your question. Blood is red because of your red blood cells. If the blood cells were blue, blood would be blue, but blood cells are red, so blood is red. Next, blood vessels are highways that carry blood. Finally, more of half of your blood is a yellow colored liquid called plasma. Blood cells float in plasma!
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Challenging, hard or tough to do.
Organs, any body part
Receive oxygen, to gain or to get air.
Plaque, a liquid that is yellow.
Iron, an essential mineral that helps transport oxygen.
Poultry, domesticated fowl (eggs, chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese).
Destruction, the act of destroying.
Production, creation or manufacture.
Transportation, the act of transporting.
Immune system, a complex network of interacting cells.
Viruses, being sick.
Plasma, the liquid part of your blood.