Why do women have periods?

Why do women have periods?

A handful of species on Earth share a seemingly mysterious trait: a menstrual cycle. We’re one of the select few. Monkeys, apes, bats, humans, and possibly elephant shrews are the only mammals on Earth that menstruate. We also do it more than any other animal, even though its a waste of nutrients and can be …

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Endovascular Coiling for Brain Aneurysm, Animation.

Endovascular Coiling for Brain Aneurysm, Animation.

Endovascular coiling or endovascular embolization is a minimally invasive technique performed to treat brain aneurysms. The goal of the treatment is to block blood flow into the aneurysm and therefore reduce the risk of aneurysm rupturing. In this procedure, a catheter guided by a wire is inserted through the femoral artery at the groin and …

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British Heart Foundation – Your guide to 24 hour blood pressure and Holter monitoring tests

British Heart Foundation – Your guide to 24 hour blood pressure and Holter monitoring tests

This film will show you what to expect if you are having a Holter monitor or 24-hour blood pressure monitoring test. Hi, my name’s Emily and I’m a cardiac physiologist here at the University Hospital of South Manchester at Wythinshaw Sometimes it’s important to monitor a patient for their blood pressure or heart rate. The …

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Chatting with a Person with Bipolar Disorder

Chatting with a Person with Bipolar Disorder

Hey, I’m Andrew Hales and this video is brought to you by better help. In this video we discuss bipolar disorder and the effects it has on all aspects of life many of you might relate to my guest today whether with depression or anxiety or any mental illness and you might find it difficult …

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British Heart Foundation – High blood pressure and heart disease

My name is Ann Gerard. I am 45 years old. I am a single mum of twins that are 21. I live in Clayton Le Moors, near Accrington. Five years ago, I was just short of 16 stone at that point. My confidence was very low. I actually felt very depressed. My dad was, like, …

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Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) and Embolization Treatment, Animation.

An arteriovenous malformation or an AVM is an abnormal formation of blood vessels connecting arteries and veins, BYPASSING the capillary system. The blood vessels of an AVM are commonly dilated and weakened due to high blood pressure and an AMV may bleed. Bleeding from an AVM may cause damage to surrounding brain tissue and result …

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Optimistic Nihilism

Optimistic Nihilism

Human existence is scary and confusing. A few hundred thousand years ago, we became conscious and found ourselves in a strange place. It was filled with other beings. We could eat some; some could eat us. There was liquid stuff we could drink; things we could use to make more things. The daytime sky had …

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Intresting Facts About Human Brain

Intresting Facts About Human Brain

Intresting Facts About Human Brain

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