• Veins
  • This impaired filling causes the increased blood flow to back up into the venous system, causing the jugular vein distension (JVD) and is seen clinically in the internal jugular veins becoming more readily visible. (wikipedia.org)
  • body's
  • Responsible for transporting oxygen, nutrients, hormones, and cellular waste products throughout the body, the cardiovascular system is powered by the body's hardest-working organ - the heart, which is only about the size of a closed fist. (innerbody.com)
  • immune system
  • CB2 receptors are structurally different (the sequence similarity between the two subtypes of receptors is 44%), found only on cells of the immune system, and seems to function similarly to its CB1 counterpart. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has various roles in the body of humans and other animals, specifically stimulation of extravascular smooth muscle, vasodilation, hypertensive action, immune system activation, and pain management. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tachykinins thus have a number of neuroprotective physiological roles in medical conditions The immune system is a highly integrated system which receives input from many sources, such as sites of injury, nocireceptors and white blood cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • coronary
  • Furthermore, recent research has linked testosterone replacement therapy to an increase in deaths and other cardiovascular occurrences in men whom document a history of coronary artery disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • heart
  • To understand the cardiovascular system, we can follow the path of blood, beginning in the heart. (scai.org)
  • In this section the radiographic appearance of the cardiovascular system is described including changes seen with left- and right-sided congestive heart failure, and the normal size and shape of the heart followed by the radiographic features of individual chamber enlargement. (provet.co.uk)
  • body
  • The human body has different systems for handling different functions. (scai.org)
  • The cardiovascular system effects the circulation of blood around the body, which brings about transport of nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and the removal of waste products. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Cardiovascular System Center in HealthWorld Online provides information on self-care as well as alternative approaches to prevention and treatment of Cardiovascular System through expert articles from leaders in the fields of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), including Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Osteopathy, Herbal Medicine, Mind-Body Medicine, and Integrative Medicine. (healthy.net)
  • The system collaborates with white blood cells in lymph nodes to protect the body from being infected by cancer cells, fungi, viruses or bacteria. (wikipedia.org)
  • nutrients
  • All of these systems are responsible for the flow of blood, nutrients, oxygen and other gases, and hormones to and from cells, states Live Science. (reference.com)
  • Effects
  • Nonetheless, there are various effects to the cardiovascular system resulting from morphine treatments. (livestrong.com)
  • While some of these effects are benign and others effectively aid in treatment and anesthesia, there are known risks and complications to the cardiovascular system associated with morphine that can prove dangerous. (livestrong.com)
  • Like most other neurological processes, the effects of cannabis on the brain follow the standard protocol of signal transduction, the electrochemical system of sending signals through neurons for a biological response. (wikipedia.org)
  • pump
  • Ram ventilation is said to be obligatory in southern bluefin tunas, because the buccal-opercular pump system used by other teleost fish became incapable of producing a stream of ventilation vigorous enough for their needs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • To maintain cardiovascular health, the American College of Sports Medicine recommends getting at least 30 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise on five or more days per week, or at least 20 minutes of vigorous exercise on three or more days per week. (livestrong.com)
  • Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine 17th, and Self-assessment & Board Review cardiovescular system questions 15, 29 Meyer, Theo E. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • Further research is required to determine the full extent to which testosterone replacement therapy in aging men plays a role in the risk and/or advantage of cardiovascular occurrences. (wikipedia.org)
  • function
  • The primary theme remains cardiovascular function, its physiologic and molecular mechanisms, with an aim to understand how these features integrate to achieve overall performance. (wikipedia.org)
  • changes
  • This wide range of temperature and depth changes poses a challenge to the respiratory and circulatory systems of the southern bluefin tunas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research
  • Research in rats has indicated that THC prevented hydroperoxide-induced oxidative damage as well as or better than other antioxidants in a chemical (Fenton reaction) system and neuronal cultures. (wikipedia.org)