The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The respiratory system consists of the airways, lungs, bony thorax, and respiratory muscles and functions in conjunction with the central nervous system (CNS). These structures work together to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream and remove excess carbon dioxide from the body. More »

 

Category Archives: Vitamins

Fat soluble vitamins

Fat soluble vitamins are absorbed by the intestinal tract following the same metabolism as used with fat. Any condition that interferes with the absorption of fats will also interfere with the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. Fat-soluble vitamins are stored in

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Treatment

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Treatment Vitamin B12 may be found in liver, kidney, fish, and fortified milk and helps convert folic acid into its active form. Vitamin B12 is essential to synthesize DNA and promotes cellular division and is required for