Eczema, Animation.
17
November

Eczema, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Eczema, or dermatitis, is a group of conditions characterized by inflammation of the skin. Among the many types of dermatitis, the most common is atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema. Very often, when not specified otherwise, the term “eczema” is used to describe the atopic type. Symptoms of atopic dermatitis include rashes, redness, scaling, […]


Immune System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #47
21
October

Immune System, Part 3: Crash Course A&P #47

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

It is time! We have arrived at the final conflict. The battle royale. A fight to the…well, hopefully not death, but a big fight anyway. It only seems fitting that we spend this, our last episode of anatomy and physiology, talking about one of your body’s last-ditch efforts to defend itself, at all costs. This […]


Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45
19
October

Immune System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #45

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You may not know it, but your body is engaged in a never-ending battle. You are literally covered in staph and strep and e coli, and all sorts of dubious characters that are intent on using you, and your body’s many resources, to feed themselves, find shelter, and reproduce as much as they want. And, […]


RESPe clip 6 – Pulmonary Rehabilitation – After Pulmonary Rehabilitation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Part 1 – What would you say to someone who was apprehensive or hesitant about going to PR classes? I’d say that it’s, it’s a very welcoming atmosphere. And it doesn’t matter what’s wrong with you or how you are feeling. You will be treated with kindness, patience and respect and you can do what […]


Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer – Crash Course Biology #32
18
October

Your Immune System: Natural Born Killer – Crash Course Biology #32

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Sex and not dying. That’s what biology is all about. And while the sex part is, I’ll grant you, a little bit sexier, not dying is also really fantastic… something that I, personally, like to do every single day. I, personally, like to not die in all sorts of ways. Like, I don’t jump out […]


Dysphagia, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Dysphagia refers to a group of conditions characterized by difficulty swallowing. There are two main classes of problems that can lead to swallowing disorders: Neuromuscular problems: – Muscular disorders that affect skeletal muscles, such as muscular dystrophy, or myasthenia gravis… – Diseases of the nervous system that compromise the way the brain controls the swallowing […]


Respiratory System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #31
29
August

Respiratory System, Part 1: Crash Course A&P #31

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Let me introduce you to one of the bravest pioneers in the history of life on planet Earth. An organism that blazed the trail for every single vertebrate that lives on land today — and many that don’t. It’s one of your most important ancestors. Meet…well, it doesn’t have a name. And we don’t know […]


Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
23
August

Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

The main job of the lungs is gas exchange, pulling oxygen into the body and getting rid of carbon dioxide. Normally, during an inhale – the diaphragm contracts to pull downward and chest muscles contract to pull open the chest, which helps suck in air like a vacuum , and then during an exhale – […]


Asthma, Animation.
23
August

Asthma, Animation.

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition where the airways in the lungs are inflamed and narrowed causing breathlessness, wheezing, chest tightness and coughing. Symptoms come as recurrent episodes known as asthmatic attacks most commonly at night or early in the morning. Asthma is usually diagnosed in childhood and lasts for life. The lungs contain millions […]