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”

Prevent Global Warming: The Stop to a Destroyed Planet

We have already caused major climate changes to occur, and we have set in place more changes which will still occur in the future. These changes we have already caused are unfortunately irreversible. However, if we stopped, or even decreased emitting greenhouse gases today, the acceleration in temperature rise will slow down to a rateContinue reading “Prevent Global Warming: The Stop to a Destroyed Planet”

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”

Talking Therapies- a hidden treatment of Dementia

Note: words formatted in bold can be found in the glossary As it currently stands, there is no cure for dementia. In fact, as there’s various causes of dementia, it’s likely that there won’t be a definitive cure. Regardless, there’s still many therapies and treatment plans for those diagnosed. Talking therapies is one of thoseContinue reading “Talking Therapies- a hidden treatment of Dementia”