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Author Archive: Reg

Reg, while being the perfect specimen of the human body, is the man of the hour when it comes to studying ‘Body Systems’. He is committed to improving your understanding of the body’s structure and functions, and is excited to share articles on the subject in his own unique and quirky manner.

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Maintaining Normal Blood Pressure

June 28, 2016 3 Comments
Maintaining Normal Blood Pressure

Abnormal blood pressure can be life threatening – and here’s what you need to know about maintaining normal blood pressure. Research shows that over 50% of men and women will develop high blood pressure (aka hypertension) over the age of 55. High blood pressure can lead to heart attack and stroke – and as I […]

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Basics of the Skeletal System

May 25, 2016 2 Comments
Basics of the Skeletal System

“The foot bone’s connected to the… leg bone! The leg bone’s connected to the… hip bone…” Do you know how long I’ve been dying to write that on the Back to Basics Care website??? Hi, I’m Reg – and if you don’t know me (or haven’t had the pleasure of making my acquaintance) – I’m […]

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Body Waste

May 10, 2016 0 Comments
Body Waste

Have you heard the saying “Better out than in”? It’s usually accompanied by an explosive “bottom burp” (an interesting take on flatulence, or as it is commonly known – the fart). Well, it’s true. As a body takes in food and moisture to grow, as well as repair and create energy to perform activity, that […]

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Homeostasis in the Human Body

March 14, 2016 1 Comment
Homeostasis in the Human Body

Olive and Susan have been working hard to keep the articles here on the website flowing. I do have an excuse for my seemingly lack of input… I’ve been busy assisting with CPD Courses that feature Body Systems training and have been run off my skeletal feet – so to speak! So it’s time for […]

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Ear Anatomy

January 5, 2016 0 Comments
Ear Anatomy

Hi, it’s Reg here again with Ear Anatomy as part of the Body Systems module for Health Care Studies. The ear is made up of the: external ear, middle ear, and inner ear The External Ear The external ear is made up of the: Pinna (aka the auricle). The pinna is that bit that sticks […]

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Can You ‘Ear’ Me?

November 26, 2015 0 Comments
Can You ‘Ear’ Me?

The Certificate III in Individual Support covers a Body Systems module and today we’ll look at the Hearing and Equilibrium System. Let’s start with the ears… Apart from being a place where one could hang some attractive bling (thus broadening the Christmas gift options), or providing the opportunity for the school yard bully to point […]

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