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how does the respiratory system interact with other body systems

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Dr. Luis Taylor
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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. Herman Hammerstead
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Huh ??????: Your question makes no sense. Only interact when you aspirate food
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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Every part important: but consider this. The lungs are how we get oxygen into our body. The trachea is the tube to let air flow into the lungs. WIthout oxygen people will ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Oxygen and CO2: Oxygen is needed for your cells to live, and when they burn calories using oxygen they generate co2. Too much co2 is toxic to the brain and it must be ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female 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.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Help you breathe: Lungs help you breathe and those are vital to living. There are many ways to treat any problems that occur such as inhalents. When one has emphysema ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 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. Orlando Puente
41 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
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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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