Oxygen Transport: the Regulation of our Bodily Fluids

Oxygen is the final electron acceptor in the body. It binds with the electrons at the end of the electron transport chain in respiration. Therefore the transport of oxygen across the body is a crucial procedure as oxygen must be able to travel to all the respiring cells in the body to collect the electronsContinue reading “Oxygen Transport: the Regulation of our Bodily Fluids”

The life of a cell: cell cycle

Our cells are the building blocks of our bodies. They operate and function, provide the structure for our bodies, take in nutrients and do their specifed roles for our body, but they aren’t immortal. These cells must continually be replicated and be able to divide, to ensure our body can fully operate. That’s why cellContinue reading “The life of a cell: cell cycle”

Natural Medicine of Cardiology

The cardiovascular system is made up of blood (carrying oxygen, nutrients, wastes and other substances to and from all parts of the body), blood vessels (arteries and veins), and the heart organ, which pumps blood into the vessels at the rate of billions of beats in an average lifetime.  It’s amazing how perfect this cardiovascularContinue reading “Natural Medicine of Cardiology”

The magic of herbs: soothing mental health

Introduction Stress, depression and anxiety are mental health disorders that affect a large percentage of the population around the world. These predominant mental disorders have a variety of methods of treatment, including both therapeutic and chemical drugs. However, many people end up using a high dose of antidepressants causing them various side effects, unaware thatContinue reading “The magic of herbs: soothing mental health”