Blood moving away from the heart delivers oxygen and nutrients to every part of your body through arteries. You can remember the function of arteries by recalling that "A" stands for "away from the heart." And your heart has to have enough pressure to get that blood down to your fingertips and to the tip of your toes. On the other hand, 'veins' carry blood back to the heart.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder characterized by refusal to maintain a minimally accepted body weight, intense fear of weight gain, and distorted body image. Inadequate calorie intake or excessive energy expenditure results in severe weight loss (see also bulimia and intentional weight loss). The exact cause of anorexia nervosa is not known, but social attitudes towards body appearance and . . .
You breathe with the help of your diaphragm (which is a dome-shaped muscle under your rib cage) and other muscles in your chest and abdomen. These muscles will literally change the space and pressure inside your body cavity to accomodate your breathing. When your diaphragm pulls down, it is making room for the lungs to expand. The lungs get bigger with air and pushes the diaphragm down.
Antiperspirants combat perspiration (sweat) and deodorants combat odor. Deodorants are substances that are most frequently applied to the armpits to reduce the 'body odor' caused by the bacterial breakdown of 'perspiration.' The subgroup of deodorants are called "antiperspirants" because they prevent odor and reduce sweat produced by certain parts of the body. Antiperspirants are most typically applied to the underarms, while deodorants . . .
Carrier oils are so named because they "carry" an essential oil (EO) to the skin. Carrier oils refer to base oils that are used to dilute essential oils before applying them directly to your skin. You will find that each carrier oil has different properties which may benefit one person more than another for various reasons ranging from texture and aroma to preventing allergic reactions. Carrier oils are typically produced from the fatty portion of . . .
Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils (EO's) to benefit an individual physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. Our sense of smell (olfaction) is the function that allows a direct connection to the brain thereby creating a sense of smell. There are sensory cells in the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity and the membrane is stimulated when chemical particles are dissolved in the mucous.