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How does the immune system help maintain homeostasis

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wasserman
Allergy and Immunology 45 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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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 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 22 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 51 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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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
Family Medicine 12 years experience
good lifestyle: Eat healthy foods, limit alcohol and caffeine, exercise regularly.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 30 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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 28 years experience
Is imbalanced: The body tries at all times to maintain balance but this can be disrupted by trauma, illness, diet, weight, environmental pollutants, smoking, drinkin... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Dysregulation: If homeostasis is completely lost, the body's nervous system and endocrine system would both become dysregulated. You could see all kinds of metaboli... Read More
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