The Skin System and its function

The Skin System and its function

           The Skin System The skin is the largest organ of the body! The organ of the skin system is the skin itself. Totally covering the body, it is the largest organ of the human body. The skin provides a tough covering preventing the passage of bacteria, fungi, water and most […]

Ecological Energy Pyramid(Trophic Levels)

Ecological Energy Pyramid(Trophic Levels)

For the ecosystem to function energy must be available and it must be transferred. Why? Because of the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics. The First Law states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed, but can be converted  from one form to another. The Second Law states that everything is running downhill or, more […]

What is a Contraceptive?

What is a Contraceptive?

What is a Contraceptive?   Contraceptive (Contraception) is the use various devices, drugs, agents, sexual practices, or surgical procedures to prevent conception or impregnation (pregnancy). Importance of Contraceptives Contraception helps women plan if and when they want to have a baby. Contraceptives  helps protect sexual partners from S.T.Is (sexually transmitted disease) Encourages women who are […]

Trophic levels (ecological pyramids)

Trophic levels (ecological pyramids)

Trophic levels Trophic levels are the feeding position in a food chain such as primary producers, herbivore, primary carnivore, etc. Green plants form the first trophic level, the producers. Herbivores form the second trophic level, while carnivores form the third and even the fourth trophic levels. In this section we will discuss what is meant […]

Curing Joint pain - remedies at home

Curing Joint pain – remedies at home

There are a host of diseases caused due to ageing. But consuming a pill each time for alleviating pain is not the only solution. Hence, natural or home remedies should be adopted. Read on and find out how.     Joint pain is a common problem all over the globe that leaves many people confined in home […]

Influenza Sickness(Signs,Symptoms,treatment)

Influenza Sickness(Signs,Symptoms,treatment)

What Is Influenza? ·  According to the MedicineNet.com, influenza affects the respiratory tract and can be caused by several different viruses. The viruses that are responsible for influenza are usually broken down into the categories of A, B or C; each individually labeled according to its surface proteins. The viruses that cause influenza are unique […]

Graviola,guanabana(Soursop) Tea Cures Cancer

Graviola,guanabana(Soursop) Tea Cures Cancer

Graviola (Soursop) tea Sour sop known to many as graviola or (spanish guanabana) has been know for ages for its medicinal uses and properties including treatment for sleep disorders, bedbugs, fevers, cough etc. However recently there has been an increase in the demand for this graviola fruit due to its recently discovered medicinal value which some […]

The Autonomic Nervous System

The Autonomic Nervous System

The Autonomic Nervous System Central Nervous System (CNS) Brain Spinal cord  Peripheral Nervous System Nerves Sense organs      Peripheral Nervous System  Nerves                                            involuntary                                                Autonomic Nervous SysteM  Cranial nerves (12 pairs)                                                      Parasympathetic                                                                                                                Nervous system Spinal nerves (31 Pairs)         Sympathetic nervous system                  (Operates under stress)               (Operate under rest)                                                                                                                                     Results in: […]

Methods of Energy Training

Training The Energy Systems Methods of Energy Training Aerobic Aerobic respiration – the production of energy using oxygen. Aerobic training zone – you work within 60-80 % of your maximum heart rate. Anaerobic Anaerobic respiration – the production of energy without using oxygen. Anaerobic training – you work about 80% of your maximum.