In humans, the aorta is the main artery. It connects to the left side of the heart and runs through the chest, diaphragm, and abdomen. It also branches into lower body arteries, near the pelvis. Vena cava and inferior vena cava, located near the right side of the diaphragm, carry blood from the legs back to the heart. Both arteries are vital for human life.
An artery contains three layers of tissue: tunica intima and peritoneum. Intima consists of endothelial cells, while tunica intima consists of collagen and elastin. The arteries’ lumen is a hollow internal space where blood flows. The artery’s walls are thicker than the capillaries, allowing oxygen and nutrients to pass through. The lumen is made of a layer of fibroblasts and elastin, which enables the blood to pass through tight bends.
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Lifestyle changes, quitting smoking, and exercise are all important to keeping your arteries healthy and avoiding the complications associated with arterial disease. If these measures are followed, you should see a reduction in the risk of heart attacks, stroke, and amputation. A healthy lifestyle also helps prevent the artery from narrowing to an extreme. The heart is one of the most vital organs in the body. Without proper treatment, it may cause a heart attack or stroke.
As the largest artery, the aorta branches from the left ventricle of the heart. It then rises along the backbone, giving rise to major arteries that supply the internal organs of the thorax. Later, the aorta divides into two terminal branches, each supplying blood to a leg. These two branches are the coronary artery and femoral artery. When one of them is damaged, the heart can’t supply enough blood to the extremities.
The arteries contain smooth muscle that can contract and dilate in response to the heart’s pulse. The arteries carry oxygenated blood from the heart to different parts of the body, while the veins carry deoxygenated blood. As such, the arteries are crucial in maintaining homeostasis. A lack of oxygen or nutrient-rich blood can be fatal. A healthy lifestyle can help prevent atherosclerosis. There are other lifestyle factors that affect the health of arteries.
The most common cause of vascular disease is atherosclerosis, which is a buildup of fatty substances, cholesterol, and cellular waste products in the arteries. When plaque builds up in the arteries, it narrows the artery and reduces blood flow to vital organs. This condition is the most common cause of heart attack. It is also the most common cause of death in the developed world. And with no cure, the risk for heart attack is even higher.