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why do diseases of the circulatory system often affect the health of the rest of the body?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Circulatory problems: No blood and stuff dies.
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Well: This is a very good question. Now if you remember the circulatory system travels throughout the body so if there is a disease of the circulatory system it will be spread throughout the body because the circulatory system travels everywhere
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
more specifically, the circulatory system refers to the vascular system which is the delivery system of oxygen and other nutrients to organs, which is vital to their functioning. if any organ has its resources blocked via a disruption of the circulatory system, then it is going to be damaged
Jun 9, 2017

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