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5 Facts About The Endocrine System
Model of MS: Environment is important for many neurological conditions. Using MS as example, hot weather can cause fatigue, and bright sunshine may cause temporary loss of vision. Cigarette smoking can make disorder worse. Lack of sunshine will reduce vitamin D which makes not only MS worse, but also makes Parkinson's and Alzheimer's worse. ...Read more
Broad question: Hi. That's really too broad a question to answer in 400 digits. WELL CONTROLLED diabetes has minimal effects, if any. Also must control BP and lipids. Poor control makes arteriosclerosis more likely. Poor control makes the immune system not work as well (infection more likely). Effects n endocrine system too broad but includes insulin, glucagon, GLP-1, ghrelin, leptin, and many others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How does one take care of their autonomic nervous sytem. How about taking care of the parasympathetic sympathetic and central nervous system?
Intriguing question: Control of the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic and parasympathetic) probably best attained by studying biofeedback, autogenic training, and meditation. A web-based program at heartmath.Com is recommended. Otherwise, an ascetic isolated decade-long yogi sojurn in an himalayan cave can be undertaken. The idea is to train the unconscious mind to be obedient. Avoid anger and fear. Seek love. ...Read more
To Keep The Body Healthy, How Does The Small Intestine Work With Other Systems of digestion?
Please give at least 3 examples ...
Protiens, Fat, Carbs: Your small intestine begins at your duodenum and this is where your body actually digests your foods. Enzymes from your liver and pancreas break food down into its basic particles. Meats/proteins to amino acids, sugars to carbohydrates and fats to fatty acids. The rest of your small bowel has miles of small bowel to digest. ...Read more
Does Parkinson's disease affect any systems other than the nervous system? Please, need some answers?
Acai: The acai berry is a fruit from acai trees in brazii. The acai berry contains antioxidants which are purported to reduce free radical formation & to help protect from some cancers. It is also reported to assist with weight loss and can be used as an oil in cosmetics. Like other fruits, if you eat too much of it at a time you could develop nausea, diarrhea or an uncomfortable stomach. The acai >. ...Read more
What are two ways the endocrine system directly impacts the functions of the cardiovascular system?
Many...: Via adrenaline it puts more stress on the heart, making it beat harder, stronger and faster. Nor-adrenaline causes the blood vessels to contract, raising the blood pressure. High Insulin levels, as in "pre-diabetes" cause the release of free fatty acids which damages the blood vessel walls, causing plaque formation. Cortisol and other hormones also have adverse effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Simplistic summary: The pituitary is at the base of the brain and secretes stimulating hormones to the endocrine glands, such as thyroid and adrenals. The secondary glandular secretions both feedback and modulate brain and body homeostasis. ...Read more
Please explain what effects does diabetes have on the endocrine, immune, and circulatory systems?
Nervous system Doc's: Neurologists, Psychiatrists, Neurosurgeons.Get a more detailed answer ›
How does the large intestine work with other systems to keep the body healthy? (Provide 3 Example)
In multiple ways: The colon receives liquid chyme from the small intestine and it reabsorbs the water and stores the fecal residue for elimination. The microbiota of the colon produce Vitamin K and other vitamins that the body need. The bacteria also ferment a number of carbohydrates that our cells cannot process, releasing short chain fatty acids that we absorb. Our microbiota are essential for our functioning . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the concerns for long term exposure to isoflurane. Our scavenging system at work (vet) hasn't been connected correctly for 2+years!
Isoflurane: vapor isirritating to the respiratory tract, and can cause: cough sore throat dizziness drowsiness headache unconsciousness Isoflurane may cause effects on the central nervous system and cardiovascular system . High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness and/or death. ...Read more
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