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What is the sequence of blood flow through the heart and vascular system?

What is the sequence of blood flow through the heart and vascular system?

Here you go: Blood enters through the vena cavae, passes through the right atrium into the right ventricle. The blood then goes out into the lungs and returns via the pulmonary veins to the left atrium. That blood then goes out the left ventricle to the body and returns via the vena cavae. The order of blood vessels is great vessels, arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules, veins and back to the cavae. ...Read more

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How can blood flow through a perchess heart?

How can  blood flow through a perchess heart?

Heart disease: Please rephrase , question makes no sense as printed. ...Read more

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How can the blood flow through your heart?

How can  the blood flow through your heart?

Coronary arteries: Low o2 blood from vena cavas into right atrium to rt ventricle to pulmonary artery to lungs to be oxygenated. Then to pulmonary veins to left atrium and ventricle to be pump through aortic valve to aorta then to the body. The coronary arteries located right after the aortic valve at the ascending aorta will get o2 blood to the actual heart. ...Read more

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I lay down it feels like no blood flow is through my legs and feels like kinda burnin in my legs and my back need cracked where heart is located.

I lay down it feels like no blood flow is  through my legs and feels like kinda burnin in my legs and my back need cracked where heart is located.

Neuropathy: Seems like you might have neuropathy. It is unlikely to have peripheral vascular disease in 22 yr old. Neuropathy secondary to vitamin deficiency could be the most plausible one in your case. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can rapid blood flow while exercising good for the heart?

Yes: It lowers bad cholesterol, raises good cholesterol, burns calories, promotes healthy weight, reduces the risk of diabetes, reduces the risk of abnormal blood clotting, improves aeration to otherwise underused portions of the lungs, improves muscle tone, and provocatively screens people for arteriosclerotic heart disease. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'simportant that heart has one-way blood flow?

Can you please tell me why it'simportant that heart has one-way blood flow?

Flow: If the heart doesn't have one way flow, organ perfusion will suffer and the heart would overload. ...Read more

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If we sleep right side, will blood flow properly to heart?

Yes: Blood will flow normally regardless of sleeping position. ...Read more

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Can you please give me a technical description of reverse blood flow in heart chambers?

Can you please give me a technical description of reverse blood flow in heart chambers?

Blood go R-L: Blood flow from right chamber to the left chambers. Blood from your body to right chambers then to the lung to get o2. Then to the left chambers to be pump out to the whole body. It's a cycle of life. When you have valvular heart problems blood can reverse back to the right a create all source of problems. Also can reverse by defects at the inner walls of the chambers. Hope i don't confuse you. ...Read more

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Enlarged heart and decreased blood flow in and out of heart. Am middle aged. What to do?

Enlarged heart and decreased blood flow in and out of heart. Am middle aged. What to do?

See heart doc ASAP!!: This sounds very abnormal. I would see a cardiologist right away. ...Read more

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What can cause a blood flow from heart to liver be at borderline fast, can be normal in me? I have no symptoms, i went for annual and here i am!

What can cause a blood flow from heart to liver be at borderline fast, can be normal in me? I have no symptoms, i went for annual and here i am!

Normal variant.: This could just be a normal variation for you. If you don't have any symptoms, then i wouldn't worry about it. Every time a test or study is performed on someone, you're going to find something off even if the person is perfectly healthy. It's just part of being human - no two people are exactly alike. ...Read more

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