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Describe The Function Of The Lungs In The Circulatory System
Oygenation: The short answer is that the lungs oxygenate the venous blood. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
Physiology?: I recommend you go to Wikipedia for questions like this. Too complex for 400 spaces. ...Read more
I just went over: This with my 16 year old daughter for her biology class. Is this part of a school assignment? It is better for you to learn about it rather than me try to cover it in 400 characters or less. Here is a great article: https://www. Livescience. Com/22486-circulatory-system. Html ...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
Blood: All the cells that compose your body require a continuous supply of oxygen and nutrients and means of removing waste. These functions are performed by blood. Your heart pumps oxygen rich blood to all areas and receive oxygen poor blood in return - simulataneously, your heart separately pumps this oxygen poor blood to your lungs and receives it to pump everywhere else. Blood goes round and round. ...Read more
Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. ...Read more
Here is the list:
High blood pressure (hypertension)
atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). This can lead to heart attack (coronary artery occlusion), stroke or peripheral vascular disease (may cause gangrene from poor circulation in the legs). Vascular occlusions can also occur due to blood clots inside the diseased arteries and or inside the veins (venous thrombosis which can lead to pulmonary embolism (lungs). ...Read more
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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
Nicotine addiction: Nicotine is a powerful vasoconstrictor. For each cigarette smoked the arteries constrict for about an hour with the result of 50% reduction in blood flow. Nicotine shuts down your circulation. Many with nicotine addiction like its calming effect, which long term leads to ischemic complications like stroke, heart attack, limb loss and sudden death. Hope you can quit. Small amounts red wine okay. ...Read more
400 characters: We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia? ...Read more
Systems: The circulatory system is the system consisting of your heart and blood vessels. This system transports oxygen and nutrient to the body and waste products to the organs that eliminate them. The Digestive system is where oral intact is broken down into absorbable particles. These particles are then absorbed into the blood to be transported to the body by the circulatory system. ...Read more
Cardiology: Good question, but probably the wrong forum. To answer this question would take up a full text book. I am happy to hear that your are curious and maybe you can get into a class to learn about physiology and biology and pathology. Maybe you can be on your way to medical school. Keep learning. ...Read more
Many things: Generally speaking, many things. If the organ was previously functioning normally, usually malfunction is caused by some sort of injury on the gross level (like mechanical trauma) or on the cellular or sub-cellular level (i.e. some sort of disease process). Causes can also generally be grouped into "acquired" or "congenital" (meaning you were born with it). Hope this helps ...Read more
It is essential for: Humans can not survive without circulatory system which includes heart and blood vessels. This system provides oxygen carrying blood to all parts of the body. The heart pumps blood and the arteries carry it around and the veins return it back to heart (and lungs for oxygenation). ...Read more
Not so much.: Leukemia is a malignancy of blood and their bone marrow progenitors. They usually circulate in the blood normally without causing problems to blood flow. If left untreated, however leukemia can lead to extremely high blood counts, to the point where normal blood flow would be impaired. ...Read more
Exercise is probably the best thing for a healthy circulatory system. Check out this video:
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=auains6higo&feature=share. ...Read more
Yes: The part of the nervous system that controls the circulatory system is the autonomic nervous system, which can affect heart rate and blood pressure. Vasovagal syncope is an example. The vagus nerve, when stimulated, causes the heart rate to slow down and blood pressure to drop, which in turn can cause a person to pass out. ...Read more
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 ...Read more
Reword: Please re-word your question. None of the diseases listed. ...Read more
Death is expected: With multi-organ failure, a person will die. Hard to imagine surviving without two of the "organ systems". ...Read more
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