Blood and Immunity

6 Signs of Lupus (SLE) and Ways to Spot It

There are many types of diseases that are caused by the immune system malfunctioning. Some are mild like in allergies where the immune system is hypersenstive (although some allergic reactions can be deadly) while others are more serious. Among the latter, lupus is often dreaded because it is serious and can be severe. >> Read More ...

How to Stop Bleeding from Cuts and Wounds

Whether it is a fall, slip of a knife or a paper cut, we all occasionally injure ourselves to a point that leads to bleeding. In most instances these minor cuts (lacerations)are not serious. Bleeding can be stopped quickly. Infections do not tend to set in with proper wound care. Apart from the pain that lasts for a few >> Read More ...

Bruise Easily (Skin Bruising) Meaning, Reasons, Causes

We usually consider surface bleeding as a break in the skin from where blood pours our (hemorrhage). However, it is possible for bruising to occur on the surface without a break in the skin or bleeding into the environment. This appears as a tiny patches ranging from red to blue or even purple in color. We refer to it as >> Read More ...

Stomach Arteries (Ballooning, Torn, Burst) Symptoms

The stomach has an extensive blood supply to nourish it during digestion and can carry away some nutrients. Arteries carry blood that is rich in oxygen and nutrients to the organ while veins drain out wastes and carbon dioxide for processing. However, when most people talk about the stomach arteries they are actually >> Read More ...
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