Category: How it works

How it works

Cardiac Physiology and Blood Circulation

The heart is an almost indefatigable muscular organ. It is located in the center of the thorax.
From the 14th day of fetal life, the heart begins its work. From then on, it is the central engine of blood circulation throughout the body.

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How it works

Understanding blood pressure

In our body, blood pressure is what makes oxygenated blood travel through the arteries. Blood is propelled from the heart to the organs (brain, kidneys, digestive tract, muscles), then the blood returns through the veins to be reoxygenated by the lungs.

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