Tag Archives: bloodstream

Massage and the circulatory system

Massage in any form will affect the circulatory system both in the quantity of blood moved through the circulatory system and the quality of the blood.  With massage applied correctly it will cause hyperemia or an increase of blood flow … Continue reading

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Urinary system kidneys

The kidneys are probably the most important organ in the urinary system. The pretty much do all the work of filtering the bloodstream of all it’s chemical elements that are unwanted creating levels of fluids that achieve homeostasis.  The powerhouse … Continue reading

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Lymphatic System Spleen

The Spleen – known as the largest lymphatic organ in the human body. The spleen usually is depicted in the same color as the rest of the lymphatic system but that is simply so that students can isolate and reference … Continue reading

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Endocrine System Blood Sugar

This article is intended for massage therapist for review and those students that are getting ready for the national exam. Glucagon – Glucagon is the hormone that accelerates liver glycogenolysis, glycogenolysis is the chemical process by which glucose stored in … Continue reading

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