These white blood cells are an important part of the immune system. They help your body fight antigens which are bacteria, viruses, and other toxins that make you sick. If your doctor says you have a weakened immune system, that means there aren’t enough white blood cells in your bloodstream.
Lymphocytes and how they work
Cells are produced constantly by the bone marrow and these cells l become lymphocytes.
Some of these lymphocytes will enter your bloodstream, but most will move through your lymphatic system.
When plaque builds up, it narrows the coronary arteries that supply the heart with oxygen and nutrients this causes the coronary arteries to become diseased.
The plaque is caused by deposits containing cholesterol and this along with inflammation are usually to blame for coronary artery disease.
The decreased blood flow may cause chest pain (angina), shortness of breath, or other coronary artery disease signs and symptoms. A complete blockage can cause a heart attack.
Coronary artery disease often develops over a long time and this may cause the problem to go unnoticed until you have a significant blockage or a heart attack. But there’s plenty you can do to prevent and treat coronary artery disease. A healthy lifestyle can have a big impact on heart health
The kidneys are two organs that are found just below the rib cage on either side of the spine they are shaped like a bean and is the size of a clenched fist.
When the kidneys are healthy they usually filter about a half cup of blood per minute, and their functions are to remove waste and extra water to make urine. The urine then flows to the bladder via two tubes made up of muscles which known as the ureters, these tubes are located on the sides of the bladder
What is pulmonary hypertension?
Pulmonary hypertension (PHT) is high blood pressure in the heart-to-lung system that delivers fresh (oxygenated) blood to the heart while returning used(oxygen-depleted) blood back to the lungs.