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how does the respiratory system depend on the circulatory system

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Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Inter-dependent: relationship exists between the two. The heart pumps arterial blood to the circulation. The deoxygenated or venous blood returns to the lung where bl ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehab Kasasbeh
19 years experience Cardiology
Below: The most common cardiac disease is ischemic heart disease i.e. Blockages in the other arteries that supply the heart. The most common respiratory dis ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Exercise improves: these systems by making them work more efficiently. In addition, the other organs such as the kidneys, musculo-skeletal and neurologic systems also ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Good question: Connective tissue disorders such as Lupus, Autoimmune disorders and infections such as TB affect all three organ systems. Check wikipedia for each ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Easy.: The brain (mission control of the nervous system) initiates the drive to breath based upon input from a variety of sensors. It transmits signals via ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Both important: They are both very important to keeping you alive! oxygen is necessary for your brain cells to work properly. The nervous system (and particularly the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
interdependent: If you don't breathe, your heart will stop. If your heart doesn't pump, your can't breathe. For a more complete answer, there are excellent textbooks ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Interdependent: Respiratory system provides oxygen which nervous system needs to keep processing nerve signals to tell the respiratory system to keep breathing. Same ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orlando Puente
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
No O2 no function: Easy think of it as an engine the blood is the gas that supplies the body and you need to have oxygen to run the body, so when you breathe te blood ge ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immune system: The immune system is within every organ in our body, including the lungs to defend it from foreign material, such as toxic inhalants, allergens, infec ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Physiology ?: I recommend you go to Wikipedia for questions like this. Too complex for 400 spaces.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunity: It protects us and can also be a major player in the inflammatory pathway or autoimmune disease.
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Skeletal system: The cells within your blood are produced in the bone marrow within your bones. This includes red cells (RBCs), white cells (WBCs) and platelets. You ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 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.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Intricate connection: The respiratory system provides oxygen that nourishes the entire body, including the heart and vascular system. Without oxygen, we die. Without the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
In all ways: Your boby needs oxygen.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart diseas: You ask a question far too involved for the space here. Look up circulatory physiology on a search engine. On the simplest level, the heart pumps bloo ... Read More
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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 female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiac angina: Is generated through demand supply mismatch due to narrowed/ diseased coronaries, heart arteries. Atherosclerosis is the most common cause.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Reword: Please re-word your question. None of the diseases listed.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Quite efficiently: To simplify a very complex symbiotic relationship, the respiratory system brings oxygen to the alveolar surfaces of the lung where it passes into the ... Read More
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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 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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