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How Can A Malfunction In The Circulatory System Effect Homeostasis
ANATOMICAL: Diseases of brain and spinal cord cause symptoms based on anatomical location of damage. Since a substantial area for balance is located in the cerebellum and brainstem connections, disruption here can result in loss of balance. In alcohol/ nutritional problems, there may be midline cerebellar atrophy leading to gait and leg incoordination. Some cancers have toxins hurting cerebellar neurons. ...Read more
Reword: Please re-word your question. None of the diseases listed. ...Read more
Atherosclerosis: This condition is caused by poor diet which is typically a diet with too much animal fat in it. It also occurs in obese people and in those who have diabetes once again due to over eating. Excessive fat(cholesterol) is deposited inside the arteries which leads to damaged vasculature , a set up for heart attack and or stroke due to blood clots forming inside the diseased arteries. ...Read more
Brain damage: It really depends on where the damage occurred. If the lower part of the brain, that is the brain stem is injured then there can be swallowing issues and GI motility issues. Because the GI tract has its own innervation it is usually sparred in brain trauma. ...Read more
400 characters : We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia? ...Read more
Trouble for heart: Angina is an uncomfortable sensation from heart muscle suffering from lack of circulation - essentially acute oxygen deprivation. If this deprivation is not corrected, then a heart attack, with permanent heart muscle damage, can follow. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If the immune system can aggressively attack and kill all peripheral nerves could the human body function with just the central nervous system?
Why does the heart have a separate circulatory system and what circulatory system is effected by a heart attack?
The heart: doesn't have a circulatory system that is truly separate,but it is a muscle, and like any muscle or organ,has its own blood supply derived from the main circulatory system.The coronary arteries extend from the aorta and supply the heart. In a heart attack,one or more coronary arteries become narrowed or blocked, and without enough oxygenated blood(ischemia), the supplied tissue may die(infarct) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other way around: Angina is caused by problems in your circulatory system. It does not cause them. Here's a good read on Angina: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/angina/basics/causes/CON-20031194 Talk w/ your doctor to best manage this condition. It can make all the difference! Best regards. ...Read more
You are what you eat: You truly are what you eat. The body is constantly breaking down, repairing and rebuilding all its various structures, even down to the molecular and atomic level. Some parts come from recycling, others from what you ingest!eating foods that cause your body stress and increase inflammation can lead to negative effects on the heart and entire cardiovascular system(visit www.Whatscookingwithdoc.Com). ...Read more
Cardiovascular: Everything works together and all are interconnected, not enough space here to expand. ...Read more
Slows metabolism: The thyroid hormone is essential for proper functioning of most if not all organs in the body. Low thyroid levels can lead to slowing and/or weakness of the heart muscle because of poor utilization of the energy supply to the heart in the setting of low thyroid hormone levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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