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How does the immune system help maintain homeostasis

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Dr. Richard Wasserman
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Controls microbes: The specific and non-specific immune systems work together to maintain a balance with the microbial world. Bacteria and fungi that colonize the body's... Read More

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Immune system: This is a very in-depth topic that could never be described with adequate detail in this little box. Please check out this website for specific inform... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Homeostasis?: I am not sure what you mean by hemeostasis specifically in this question, but the immune system fights infection from viruses, bacteria and allergy. T... Read More
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
IT JUST CAN-believe.: Trust me, yes. Now you're getting into a lot of the biology and science of the human body, detailed analysis of immunity and the immune system, the ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 11 years experience
good lifestyle: Eat healthy foods, limit alcohol and caffeine, exercise regularly.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Not important: Rather keeping a healthy life-style is, visiting the doctor regularly for routine health maintenance or if having a chronic condition that needs to be... Read More
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Dr. Neal Handly
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
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. Abdus Khan
Urgent Care 30 years experience
Complex physiology: Nervous system gets information from plenty of sources including specialized chemorecptors. These inputs lead to adjustments based upon any discrepan... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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It absorbs all.: the nutrients you eat and stores/utilizes the ones you need and you defecate or urinate out the ones you don't
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Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 29 years experience
Too Many to Say Here: By circulating blood and other cells the circulatory system suppiles nutrients, energy, protection & a myriad of other things throughout the body to c... Read More

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