All the variety of movements that constantly occur in the body, provides the muscles. Thanks to them, the body is kept in balance and moves in space, the respiratory movements of the chest and diaphragm, eye movements, voice formation, swallowing, the most important functions of the internal organs, including the heart, are carried out.
There are smooth and striated muscles. Continue reading
The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases, including coronary heart disease (CHD), often resulting in myocardial infarction, is extremely high these days, and a person is only 40-50 years old. And the root cause is that atherosclerosis is “younger”. In this disease, specific formations are deposited on the inner surface of the artery walls – plaques that narrow the lumen of the vessels or even completely block them. If atherosclerosis affects the heart vessels, then when their lumen is narrowed by 50%, there are signs of insufficient supply of the myocardium with blood and oxygen, which leads to coronary disease. If atherosclerosis affects the brain vessels, it can cause a cerebral stroke. Continue reading