10 Most Important Body Organs

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When we eat or drink we don’t pay attention to the organs who play part in digesting, secreting ,breathing etc.When one body organ fails whole body fails. So we will pay attention to the body organs which are essential to our  life as without them our life is not of any use and one organ cannot replace the other and each organ has their own importance. Don’t underestimate your organs and keep them healthy.

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10.Urinary bladder

urinary bladder

Whatever we eat food some get digested and some gets thrown out. So the organ which throws out all the waste is the urinary bladder. It helps us in getting rid of the waste. It is the organ responsible for removing urine from our body so that the body does not get clogged by human waste or toxins. The bladder is capable of holding around 300 ml to 500 ml of urine. Like all other organs, bladder is also capable of being diseased as it may happen when bacteria gets inside the bladder and multiplies and it may lead to cancer. The most common type of cancer in this organ is transitional cell carcinoma. Overactive bladder is also a common disorder where the bladder is constantly signalling to be emptied without a real reason . But on the same side the organ is an important organ in keeping the body clean and healthy.



Most people know that a major function of the kidneys is to remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. These waste products and excess fluid are removed through the urine. Kidneys are known as powerful factories which perform various functions and those functions say about its importance. Kidney removes the drugs from the body and balances the body fluids. It also releases the hormones which are necessary for controlling the blood pressure. One of the most important functions is controlling production of red blood cells along with vitamin D to keep bones strong and healthy. Kidney diseases are widespread diseases. When the kidneys stop working completely, the patient needs a kidney transplant or dialysis treatment to keep them alive. When the person becomes diseased the person becomes more and more ill as toxins gets accumulated in the body.



Ever wondered that pancreas is too an important organ for all human beings. It is located in the abdomen and it helps in the conversion of food into fuel for body cells. The pancreas plays two important functions. One is endocrine function which helps in regulating blood sugar  and other is exocrine function which helps in digestion .It is a digestive organ which is secretes pancreatic juice  containing digestive enzymes that assist the absorption of nutrients and the digestion in the small intestine. These enzymes help to further break down the carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids in the chyme.If pancreas fail then the juices gets released in the body and it may also lead to death.



Liver is one of the most important organ and the largest gland of the body weighing 1.5 kg.It is located in the central position of the abdomen.It receives 30 % of the blood every minute. It has importance which is crucial to one’s life like storing of vitamins, sugar and iron to give body energy, controlling the production and removal of cholesterol, clearing the blood of waste products, drugs, and other poisonous substances. It also releases and important substance called “bile “which is necessary to digest food and absorb nutrients. The liver is such an important organ that we can survive only one or two days but if it fails the whole system and thus body fails. It also helps in the synthesis of plasma proteins such as albumin and clotting factors and purification of the body.



Whatever we eat or drink it goes inside our stomach whether its water, vegetables, milk etc. When we eat it increases the surface area and it may also happen that by overeating we can even become fat which can affect our health. Our body needs stomach for various reasons .Like stomach is secretes an acid that activates enzyme called pepsin which is needed for protein digestion and it evens help in the absorption of vitamin B 12 which plays an important  role in the functioning of the brain and the nervous system. Thus it creates stomach acid that is critical to overall body’s health and protects the body from infection. So don’t take your stomach for granted.



There are two types of intestine : small intestine and large intestine. Small intestine is 21 foot tube that coils inside the abdomen and it is the longest part of the digestive system. The small intestine is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for absorption of nutrients from food into the bloodstream .There are many problems associated with the small intestine like bleeding ,intestinal cancer,  intestinal obstruction and ulcers and many more .The treatment depends upon the cause. The small intestine is responsible for absorbing most of the nutrients found within your food. The small intestine is very vascular, meaning it has a lot of blood flow to it. Therefore, nutrients, vitamins and medications can quickly and efficiently enter the body soon after leaving the stomach. And now coming to large intestine which is maitains the fuction of  re absorption of water and mineral ions such as sodium and chloride, formation and temporary storage of faeces .The large intestine is though shorter than small intestine but about 4.9 feet (1.5 m) long, which is about one-fifth of the whole length of the intestinal canal.



Lungs are an important organ without which life is totally impossible . Your lungs are part of a group of organs and tissues that all work together to help you breathe. This system is called the respiratory system. The right lung is slightly larger than left lung and the surface area of lungs is same like the surface area of tennis court. History emphasized their importance as cooling agents that maintained the balance of the human body by counteracting the hot temperament of the heart. One of the most famous lung diseases is asthma in which it is harder to move air in and out from lungs. It is chronic disease and can even be life threatening. Healthy lungs are very important to have a normal life as without lungs our life is nowhere. Person suffering from lung damage generally have carcinoma which is repeated infection or lung diseases. So protect your lungs.



Spleen is an organ which most of us don’t pay attention to. Size of spleen and weight can vary greatly, but the average healthy adult’s spleen is about five inches long, three inches wide, and one and a half inches thick. A typical spleen weighs about six ounces when we  are  healthy.  Spleen is a vascular organ that contains many fluids and blood which is circulated inside the body. It recognizes and removes old, malformed, or damaged red blood cells. When a child experiences a sudden blood loss, the body gives the  signals to the spleen to contract which forces replacement blood into the circulation. Spleen filter out worn out cells and in the process of destroying these cells spleen breaks them down and return the needed iron back to the body. Even spleen is used to store platelets and it even manufactures red blood cells which is necessary at the last month of fetal life.



I mentioned heart at the second no .As it creates wonders in our body and without those wonders our body cannot function.It is a life maintain organ which pumps blood .Importance of heart is countless. A healthy heart can be result of few factors, which includes good genes, good physical activities, right meal and food choices etc. The average human heart, beating at 72 beats per minute. The blood pumped by heart reaches all the body organs. If the heart stops pumping then the whole body mechanism will fail and thus it will lead to death. But now a days when heart fails there are heart transplant.



Last but not the least the brain which is the god of the human body. The nervous system makes decision for our body  and delivers order to the  communication centre.  The central nervous system (CNS) is a huge network of nerves which is made of  brain and the spinal cord and the peripheral nervous system (PNS) . It has various parts like Cerebrum ,Cerebellum, Limbic System and Brain Stem. The cerebrum is the largest part of the brain which coordinates actions and thoughts. Cerebellum is the little brain which is responsible for the regulation, movement and posture. Limbic system is the emotion brain which controls all the emotions of human body. The Limbic system is also known as the  the brain stem. This structure is responsible for important functions of life like breathing, heartbeat, and blood pressure.


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