Diabetes and the body | Diabetes UK

In this film we’re going to explain how your body processes the food you eat in order to provide all your body cells with the energy they need, and also what happens when you have diabetes and this system doesn’t work properly. When you eat food that contains carbohydrate it’s broken down in the stomach…

Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizo means split, and phrenia, in this case refers to the mind. Even though schizophrenia can be interpreted to mean “splitting of the mind”, it does not refer to a split personality, like some media sources might portray, but rather schizophrenia describes a scattered or fragmented pattern of thinking. Schizophrenia’s actually a syndrome, meaning there’re…

Cardiac Conduction System and Understanding ECG, Animation.

The cardiac conduction system consists of the following components: – The sinoatrial node, or SA node, located in the right atrium near the entrance of the superior vena cava. This is the natural pacemaker of the heart. It initiates all heartbeat and determines heart rate. Electrical impulses from the SA node spread throughout both atria…

Medical Minute: Treating Diarrhea

Hi, I’m Rekha Nair. I’m one of the Internists with the Reliant Medical Group at the Millbury site. Today, I’m going to talk to you about diarrhea, which causes significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. It is estimated that each year the US adults experience 9 million episodes of acute diarrhea, and that ends up in…

Headache Pain Could Mean Something Worse – When to Go to the ER

(compelling music) – At Capital Regional Medical Center’s emergency department, we recognize that if you’re having a headache or severe belly pain, that’s something that’s very concerning to you. It’s concerning to us as well. We wanna treat it as efficiently as possible and get you feeling better. (compelling music) One of the things that…