Cardiac Output

Cardiac Output is the amount of work the heart performs every minute to supply blood to bdy tissues in response to metabolic needs. It is a product of Heart Rate (Number of beats the heart makes per minute)and stroke volume (the amount of blood ejected during ventricular contraction). Reference: King and Lowery, 2019

The IMPORTANT Role of Cholesterol

Cholesterol has many physiologic roles. cholesterol is a component of all cell membranes and membranes of intracellular organelles. cholesterol is required for synthesis of certain hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, adrenal corticosteroids) and forsynthesis of bile salts, which are needed to absorb and digest dietary fats. cholesterol is deposited in the stratum corneum of the skin, [...]