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how can a malfunction in the respiratory system effect homeostasis

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Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
In all ways: Your boby needs oxygen.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
WebMD: See webmd for a thorough discussion. Not enough room in this forum.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neal Handly
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
This is complex: By exhaling you get rid of co2 which helps control acidity, inhaling you bring in o2 energy metabolism. Inhaling and exhaling affect blood return to t ... Read More
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Good question: Both these systems, like the rest of your body, are under the control of the lower part of the brain. Whether we like it or not, this is a computer. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn';t be effective. As exer ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Lungs: The lungs are vital to our breathing. There are many ways to diagnose problems with them and to treat the problems. See you physicain for a diagnos ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Give you O2: Without oxygen you are dead in 40 secunds.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weintraub
36 years experience Pulmonology
Exchange gases: The lungs are the major organs of your respiratory system. When you breath in, you take oxygen in through your lungs and when you breath out, you expe ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Elton
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Lung prevention: the most important thing you can do is to not smoke .
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Breathing: The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are es ... Read More
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