PURPOSE/FUNCTION:
The muscle system has an important role to play in our life. Human body is made up of around 650 different muscles to support our body movement in terms of its control, walking, talking, sitting/standing, eating and other body movements on outside and numerous other functions on the inside of body.

muscular system

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TYPES OF MUSCLE:
1. SKELETAL MUSCLE: It consists of voluntary muscle tissues under conscious control of human.
2. SMOOTH MUSCLE: It consists of visceral muscles inside various organs with involuntary or unconscious control of human.
3. CARDIAC MUSCLE: It is the heart muscle responsible for pumping blood throughout the body. The natural pacemaker of heart is made up of it.

MAJOR DISEASES (with Fatigue):
- DERMATOMYOSITIS
- MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY
- INFLAMMATORY MYOPATHICS
- MYASTHEMIA GRAVIS

 

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