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why is the respiratory system important to the human body

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Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 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

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 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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Dr. Jen Jen Chen
12 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Biased answer: Coming from the lung department, I may be a bit biased, but there's not much you can do without oxygen (O2). Consider having poor lungs - depending on ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Poleszak
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Many.: See yoor physcian.
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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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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Since the: TRACHEA carries the air to the lungs collapsed trachea is an extreme medical emergency! (It not only "affects gas exchange" IT STOPS IT! Hope this he ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please clarify: I am sorry but I don't understand your question. Please consider re-submitting with clarification.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strength, efficiency: Exercise strengthens the muscles of respiration, they also become more efficient and conditioned through exercise as well.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Respiratory DOs: Asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, sinusitis, pneumonia.
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Dr. Hanford Brace
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