The Heart: The Engine of Your Body


Did you know the heart is the engine of our bodies? It sits at the centre of your circulatory system and carries oxygen and nutrients to the rest of the organs so they can function optimally. This complex network is truly a marvelous wonder.



The heart is a hollow muscular organ, is located in the center of the chest. It has two sides, right and left. The right and left sides each have


The Atrium is the upper chamber that collects blood and pumps it to the lower chamber. The Ventricle is the lower chamber, which pumps blood out


The functional medicine approach to health not only deals with the physiology of this amazing organ but a holistic approach to health and vitality. At Linden & Arc Vitality Institute, heart vitality is one of the 7 Core Nodes of Healing. This model assists Dr. Murfin in organizing client health by focusing on the patient as a whole. Each node represents a set of biological functions that are interconnected, much like a web, all influencing each other. Through detailed quantitative testing and keen analysis, we look at the overall function and organ efficiency of each system in the model. Contact us today to book your appointment and learn how you can start living and feeling healthier.


About the author:

Dr. Murfin is wholeheartedly focused on her life’s mission to help people heal and achieve extraordinary outcomes. She believes that health is more than merely the absence of disease. It is a total state of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social wellbeing through the creation of a whole and meaningful life. Dr. Murfin leaves no stone unturned to determine the root cause of illness or imbalance.