The cardiovascular system is made of three systems that work together: the heart, the lungs, and the arteries, veins, coronary and portal vessels. All of these systems are responsible for the flow of blood, nutrients, ox... More »

The cardiovascular system's functions are to pump blood around the body, deliver nutrients and oxygen to tissues and take waste away from tissues, according to WebMD. It achieves this by working alongside other organs, i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

An article by Jonathan Myers, Ph.D. that appears on the American Heart Association website lists several benefits exercise has on cardiovascular health, such as lowering body weight, reducing blood pressure and increasin... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise

The heart draws oxygenated blood from the lungs and distributes it to the rest of the body using a system of arteries and veins. Small coronary arteries and the pulmonary veins provide oxygenated blood into the heart. Th... More »

The basic circulatory system of vertebrate animals, which are those with a backbone, consists of a heart, the blood and the arteries and system of blood vessels. The heart pumps the blood first to the arteries and then t... More »

The cardiovascular system interacts with the digestive system by carrying digested nutrients throughout the body via the bloodstream, explains Southwest Tennessee Community College. The digestive system also works with t... More »

The three major parts of the circulatory system are the heart, blood and blood vessels, according to Hillendale Health. The circulatory facilitates the movement and delivery of oxygen, water and nutrients to the body's c... More »