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by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:41 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Protein hormones and sex hormones
Replies: 5
Views: 12434

There are probably receptors in the plasma membrane for steroids, aswell - but that's still on reasearch I guess.
by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Kidney
Replies: 5
Views: 9080

Kidney is behind the renin-angiotensin system, which impact on blood pressure in the long-run. Kidney release renin after drop in systemic blood pressure. Renin converts angiotensinogen to angiotension II which affect systemic arterioles to constrict, increasing the peripheral resistence, thus a inc...
by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:33 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Exercise after a heavy meal
Replies: 6
Views: 14237

it is not recommended to do exercise after heavy meals because our stomach is full of meal and if we do exercise then it may lead to vomit n our intestine system get disturbed Further it isnt optimal to exercise close to a meal because blood is drained to the gastrointestinal system for digestion, ...
by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: citrus fruits and size of breasts
Replies: 4
Views: 8959

I can't see how citrus fruits would effect breast size..
Pregnant women eating citrus fruits? Probably because it's nutritious, basically.
by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: High Fat Diets, inconclusive
Replies: 1
Views: 1305

Yes, it isnt the composition of a diet which is the primary reason for obesity - it is the amount of energy (kcal) which make an impact.
by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:07 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can you fart in your sleep?
Replies: 5
Views: 14393

Both, but there isnt so much you can do about a overload - you'll have to accept that it will come out, soner or later, whether you want it or not.
by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: constituents of blood
Replies: 2
Views: 36933

Blood plasma, is mostly water, contains over 100 different dissolved solutes, including nutrients, gases, hormones, wastes and products of cell activity, ions, and proteins. In a healthy person - the composition of blood plasma is kept relatively constant by various homeostatic mechanisms. Erythrocy...
by Shajjn
Sun Oct 21, 2007 2:45 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: mastrubation leads to face pimples or facial skin diseases?
Replies: 9
Views: 16881

No. But it could be a good idea to wash your hands afterwards, before touching your face. It's not good to mess with your face with your fingers anyway, though.