Anastasia (LFAS-Junior)

About your Heart Beats!

Anastasia (LFAS-Junior)
Hello kindhearted people! Todays topic is... heart beats . An average human heart can beat three billion times in a lifetime. When you're feeling your heart beating/pumping that's your heart contracting and relaxing. When your heart contracts, it tightens. Each time it contracts it's pumping blood, and that's your heart beat. When you feel your heart beating, that's your pulse. If you were doing something like running/jogging, walking, jumping, climbing or swimming, your heart rate...Read More...
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About the Heart!

Anastasia (LFAS-Junior)
Hello readers/ heart-beaters! Today I'm going to be answering two important questions about the heart. The first is: What are the effects of exercise on the heart? Doing regular exercise is one of the top ways to keep our hearts healthy (as I have talked about in pervious posts). From the cardio regulatory centre in the brain, the heart beats faster and harder during exercise, and breathing becomes deeper and more frequent . The second question is: What is your heart's main jobs in your...Read More...
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Type One Diabetes

Anastasia (LFAS-Junior)
Hello everyone! Today I am moving on to a new topic: type one diabetes. The Immune System & Type One Diabetes Type one diabetes is caused by the immune system diminishing the cells in the pancreas, where your body makes insulin. It will cause the body to not have enough insulin to function regularly. This is often referred to has the autoimmune cause , or the autoimmune reaction , because the body is attacking itself. Scientists are still wondering about why the body attacks itself in...Read More...
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How Does the Heart Work?

Anastasia (LFAS-Junior)
Blood enters the heart into the right atrium. Next the blood flows into the tricuspid valve, then into the right ventricle. The valves in the heart keep the blood flowing in the right direction. Next the blood goes up higher in the heart into the pulmonary valve. Then when the blood leaves the heart and goes to the lungs. Once it reaches the lungs (which are so close to the heart) the blood fills up with oxygen. Then it comes through the pulmonary vein, into the left atrium. Next it comes...Read More...
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Our heart plays a very important role in our bodies. That's why it's really important to keep it healthy. So here are some great things you can do to help maintain good cardiovascular health: First, exercise every day for at least 60 minutes. Secondly, eat at least one fruit and vegetable at every meal. Also, make sure that if you are sitting around for a long time, get up and move around to keep good blood circulation. Of course there are also thing that can very much damage your heart.Read More...
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