Tag: digestive system

Massage Techniques for Constipation Relief

Massage Techniques for Constipation Relief

Before we introduce the massages for constipation relief, it helps to understand a bit about the anatomy of the large intestine. There are four areas of the colon the ascending, transverse, descending and sigmoid colon. The large intestine starts on the right side of the abdomen, then goes up (ascending

FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER in The Human Body

FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER in The Human Body

FUNCTIONS OF THE LIVER IN THE HUMAN BODY The liver is a major organ in most vertebral species. It has many important functions, including regulating the chemical composition of blood and producing bile. Despite its importance, the liver is a delicate organ that can be nearly impossible to repair if

Introduction to the Digestive System – 10.4 – Biol 189

Introduction to the Digestive System – 10.4 – Biol 189

Have you ever wondered why we eat? We eat because we need a source of energy and because our body needs building materials. The digestive system is the system which is responsible for supplying an animal’s body with this energy and with these building materials. We need energy to recharge