Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Disorders of blood vessels:

Arteriosclerosis: Arteriosclerosis is the thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of the walls of arteries. This process gradually restricts the blood flow to one’s organs and tissues.

Atherosclerosis: it’s a thickening of arterial walls due to the deposition of fat and white blood cells).

An aneurysm: it’s a local abnormal dilation of an artery. Classified into 3 types: fusiform, saccular, and dissecting.

Embolus: it’s a clot moving in circulation and becomes impacted in a small vessel.

Thrombus: it’s a clot obstructing a blood vessel at the point where it’s actually formed.

3d rendered illustration of the human vascular system

Venous thrombosis: its blood clot obstructing a vein.

Thrombophlebitis: it’s inflammation of vein complicated by an obstructing clot.

Varicose vein: it’s a dilated and tortuous superficial vein. This occurs because valves in the veins don’t close. So, the backward flow of blood in the vein is not prevented. This leads to dropping back of the column occurs in 1- long saphenous vein. 2- short saphenous vein. 3- anterior tibial vein.


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