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what are the diseases which spread though brain to heart?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Heart brain link: The heart is certainly influenced by neural mechanisms that originate in the brain but we would need a more specific question to give you a satisfying answer.

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A 19-year-old member asked:

Is it harder to become a brain or heart surgeon?

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Dr. Savas Mavridis
Thoracic Surgery 26 years experience
It's what you like: I am not a brain surgeon but i can tell you that both take a great deal of sucrifice and commitment. So it really comes down to what you like to do the most.
CA
A 39-year-old member asked:

Is it your heart that makes your brain work or your brian that makes your heart work?

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Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Neurology 23 years experience
Both: Heart supplies blood to brain to work and brain regulates heart rate, blood pressure etc.
India
A 29-year-old male asked:

How our brain and heart works

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Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 58 years experience
Study: Study physiology of heart &brain!
Council Bluffs, IA
A 28-year-old female asked:

What more important a heart or a brain?

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Dr. Scott Diede
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Brain?: Artificial hearts exists. You can receive a heart transplant from a donor. Both of these things are not true for a brain.
A 48-year-old member asked:

After the heart stops how long will the brain continue to work?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Cardiac arrest: There are no hard and fast rules and if the body is significantly cooled the brain can last longer than we used to think it could. This is why we're beginning to chill cardiac arrest patients when appropriate. In general after a couple of minutes of no blood flow nothing is likely to be coming back. After a minute, maybe......

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