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How does diet affect the lymphatic system?

How does diet affect the lymphatic system?

Immune system: Poor diet can lead to low white cell counts and poor immune response. ...Read more

Lymphatic (Definition)

Arteries and veins carry blood around the body. Fluid leaks out and bathes the tissues and is returned to the heart by a system of vessels termed the lymphatic system. Without it fluid would accumulate in tissues ...Read more


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What are some diseases related to the lymphatic system?

See below: Hodgkin's disease and lymphoma are the 2 to be concerned about. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods help protect your lymphatic system?

Please suggest what foods help protect your lymphatic system?

None: And don't believe anyone who claims to have a special supplement that does. Just eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly. A daily, generic (inexpensive) multiple vitamin is also reasonable. ...Read more

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How are the bloodstream and the lymphatic system distinguished from each other?

How are the bloodstream and the lymphatic system distinguished from each other?

Eletric wire: Thre channels run togater arteries veins and lymphatics first two have blood stream and 3rd is lymphatic. ...Read more

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How can the lymphatic system facilitate immune response?

How can  the lymphatic system facilitate immune response?

Filter of sorts: The fluid that bathes the tissues of the body gets collected by the lymphatic system like a drain (it eventually goes back into the blood circulation). Bugs, inflammatory chemicals, and/or immune cells will also enter the lymph from the tissues and go to lymph nodes, which are like strategically placed checkpoints. The nodes contain immune cells that become activated and help fight the infection. ...Read more

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Interested to know how does HIV affect the lymphatic system?

Interested to know how does HIV affect the lymphatic system?

Quickly: People whose lymphoid tissues have been samled during during the acute phase show a striking depletion of t-lymphocytes. These recover, then regress again as the infection progresses unless treated. B-lymphocytes and the germinal centers they produce under a compensatory hyperplasia which helps some and accounts for the polyclonal gammopathy seen later. ...Read more

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Is the lymphatic system the same thing as the immune system?

Is the lymphatic system the same thing as the immune system?

Not really: Lymph nodes are stations connected by chains lymphatics they are the filter for toxins and alert soldiers like tonsils are the first soldiers and try to limit infection there. Immunity is in blood igg and mucous iga. ...Read more

Lymphatic System (Definition)

The lymphatic system is a network of thin wallet vessels parallel to veins and serve to collect material or debris produce in response ...Read more