in the common setup of the circulatory system oxygenated blood from the heart flows through arteries to capillaries the smallest blood vessels where nutrient and gas exchange takes place a network of capillaries that nourish an area is called a capillary bed blood from capillary beds now deoxygenated drains into
portal hypertension refers to high blood pressures in the hepatic portal vein the large vein that carries blood from the digestive tract spleen and pancreas to the liver within the liver blood runs through tiny channels where it exchanges contents with the liver cells this is where nutrients are processed
Professor Dave again, let’s digest some food. We just completed our understanding of how we take in oxygen from the atmosphere and distribute it around the body, but our cells need more than just oxygen. We need nutrients to sustain our bodily functions, which means we need to eat food.
The term volvulus actually comes from the Latin word volvere, which means “to roll”. So a volvulus is an obstruction caused by a loop of the intestine that rolls or twists around itself and its surrounding mesentery, which is the tissue that attaches the intestine to the back wall of
So, here’s me with a 65cm tube down my nose draining my stomach fluids. Not awesome. Long story short, I got in a car crash, had stomach surgery, and now scar tissue in my abdomen means I have to pay attention to my bowels a lot more than the average
Greetings. It’s New Zealand naturopath, Eric Bakker, author of Candida Crusher and formulator of Canxida, the Candida dietary supplement range. Thanks for tuning into my video. I’m going to talk about bacteria and the digestive tract. There are many different types of bacteria that potentially live in your GI tract.
The digestive system is composed of 2 main components: the gastrointestinal tract, or GI tract, where digestion and absorption take place; and accessory organs which secrete various fluids/enzymes to help with digestion. The GI tract is a continuous chain of organs where food enters at one end and waste gets