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how does the digestive system work with the lymphatic system

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
GALT: A large proportion of our lymphatic system surrounds the GI tract and is called the Gut-Associated Lymphatic Tissue; it is one of our body's first lin ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Tissue swelling: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct an ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Sounds like homework: Being restricted to 400 characters makes it tough to get into specifics for your HOMEWORK assignment. But, I'm happy to discuss MUCHO MUCHO about LYMP ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
400 characters : We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia?
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience Cardiology
It is perfused: By arteries with blood pumped by the heart. It also helps clear the toxins from the blood via the liver. The interactions are multiple.
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Physiology: This cannot be answered in this short a space. All the organ systems in the body interact, most commonly with feedback mechanisms. Get a physiology te ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct an ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boardman
24 years experience General Surgery
Systems: The circulatory system is the system consisting of your heart and blood vessels. This system transports oxygen and nutrient to the body and waste pro ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
The stomach and: esophagus may regurgitate acid and contents into the upper airway and into the lung. This condition, reflux esophagitis, can cause heartburn, chronic ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Lorino
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Too broad: This question is way too broad to try and answer, see if a more specific question comes to mind ?
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatics: They are all interconnected, read this as a long discussion here is too long for the space. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lymphatic_system.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
You are what you eat: You truly are what you eat. The body is constantly breaking down, repairing and rebuilding all its various structures, even down to the molecular and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Autonomous System: Vía the Autonomous nervous system. Parasympathetic and sympathetic Pathways. There are a couple of receptors the primarily regulate cardiovascular sys ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cardiovascular: Everything works together and all are interconnected, not enough space here to expand.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Hummm!!': Cardiovascular system circulate blood through out the body. Gi system absorbs the nutrients from body for body energy and function.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Antibodies: In type one diabetes, our own body's antibodies go haywire and attack the islts of langerhans of the pancreas. Islet of langerhans cells produce insul ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
O2 Delivery: The lungs exchange co2 from metabolism for o2. The heart delivers a carefully calibrated amount of blood to the body to match o2 delivered to o2 need ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Everything : In the body is connected with everything else.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
17 years experience Cardiology
Supplies blood: the CV system supplies blood to all the other systems in the body to help deliver oxygen and remove waste.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
NS to CS: The heart and cardiovascular system receive parasympathetic and sympathetic innervation. The parasympathetics are craniosacral and the sympathetic ner ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Breathe and eat: If you're not breathing, you will have no need of digestion. However, your respiratory system makes oxygen available to the rest of your body, includ ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Autonomic nerves: carry pain sensations for certain cardiovascular events such as heart attack
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Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Supportive: The skeletal system physically supports the heart and lungs.

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