Bruise Research Paper

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A bruise is an injury caused by blunt impact which damages the blood vessels or capillaries allowing blood inside the surrounding tissue. Bruises can be caused in many ways such as a traumatic injury, like a fall or an impact on the skin. Some people are easily bruised as the skin is weakened over time. So, age is a factor in if you bruise easier or not. Also, blood disorders, diabetes, pale skin, sun damage, and even certain medications can cause the blood vessels to weaken. A way to prevent bruising on the skin is to see what medications that weaken blood vessels and eat vitamin K rich foods like kale and spinach. The disorder effects the integumentary system as it is a weakened spot on the skin. The skin is the first line of defense

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