Articles for tag: Hemoglobin, Hydrogen Sulfide, Rbc, Red Blood Cells

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A Guide to the Functions of Red Blood Cells

Red blood cells, known also as RBCs, have several important roles to play in our bodies. The primary function of red blood cells is to carry oxygen from the lungs to the tissues around your body. As a secondary function, they are also a key player in getting waste carbon dioxide from your tissues to ...

Functions of Vitamin E in the Body

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble nutrient which is used by the body primarily as an antioxidant used to protect cell membranes and other high lipid structures. Vitamin E also acts as a regulator for a few different systems in the body and has a direct impact on the levels of Vitamin A and Vitamin C ...

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RBC Express Term – What You Need to Know

RBC Express Term is a form of term life insurance available online. RBC Express Term is considered simplified life insurance, because it is quick and easy to apply online. RBC Express Term is issued by RBC Insurance, through its subsidiary Liberty Life Insurance Company of Greenville, South Carolina which is rated “A” Excellent by A.M. ...

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What is Polycythemia?

Polycythemia is a medical condition which results in an increased amount of red blood cells (RBC) in the bloodstream. People with Polycythemia have a higher than normal levels of hemoglobin and hematocrit. Polycythemia is suspected when the hematocrit is more than 52 percent in men and 48 percent in women. Polycythemia may be divided into ...

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What is Splenomegaly?

Splenomegaly (also less commonly spelled spleenomegaly) is defined as an enlargement of the spleen. The spleen is located on the left side of the upper abdomen just behind the stomach. Like your heart, the spleen is normally about the size of your fist; however the spleen can get enlarged in certain situations where you might ...

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Health Benefits of Panax Ginseng Extract

Panax ginseng extract or simply ginseng is a very popular herb in Asia as well as Europe. This herb grows extensively in the northern parts of China, Korea, Japan as well as Nepal and this is has been used as a traditional herb for curing many ailments such as headaches, stress, blood pressure etc. This ...