How Do Our Lungs Work?

The lungs are one of the most vital components of the human body. They are used every second of the day and without them, we would die in 4-6 minutes. The lungs are located in the thoracic cavity behind your pectoral muscles and behind your ribs. Within the Thoracic cavity, there are two pleural cavities.Continue reading “How Do Our Lungs Work?”

Blood Pressure: What Is It?

Anytime you head into the doctor’s office you get your blood pressure taken. It is a very normal practice, but do you know what the two numbers mean? Blood pressure is represented by two numbers, the systolic and diastolic pressures. The systolic pressure is the first of the two numbers or the number depicted onContinue reading “Blood Pressure: What Is It?”