What is the definition of a blood vessel?

Answer Blood vessels are hollow tubes all over the body which carry and circulate blood. The types of blood vessels are: arteries, which carry blood from the heart; veins, which carry blood to the heart; ... Read More »

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Is it true that blood thinning herbs can increase blood pressure and cause eye vessel bursts?

I don't think it's like that, okei. Pressure build-up is due to a blockage in the vein and that's what causes it to burst. Keeping blood thin is good and that's why taking an aspirin each day is... Read More »

Will a broken blood vessel be caused by high blood pressure?

Through which blood vessel does blood return to the heart from the head and arms?

It returns through the Superior Vena Cava. The inferior Vena Cava carries blood from the lower body back to the heart.

Can I peal off the blood in my eye from a busted blood vessel?

Yeah, but you might need to use tweezers. Or a razor blade. Or scissors.