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Cardiovascular System Anatomy and Evaluation Medical Terminology

What is the Cardiovascular System? The terms cardiovascular system and cardiovascular anatomy are virtually one in the same. They both refer to the heart and blood vessels along with the structures that comprise them.    Some consider it to be synonymous with circulatory system but this is not entirely accurate.  The reason is the latter […]

The ECG Test and What it reveals

  An ECG test (EKG or electrocardiogram) is a recording of the electrical activity of the heart from different vantage points and the displaying of it in a graphic form. It is a fairly inexpensive test but provides a lot of bang for the buck. It reveals valuable information about the heart when it is […]

Blood Pressure Numbers: A Natural Explanation

The two blood pressure numbers obtained when a BP reading is taken, represent important life-sustaining events.  Although minute in time they are enormous in their effects. The top number of a reading is the systolic blood pressure. The bottom number is the diastolic pressure. In order to appreciate these numbers and the two crucial events […]

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