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Which body system controls our coordination?

Which body system controls our coordination?

Nervous system: The central nervous system controls our coordination. Specifically, the cerebellum makes sure all of our motion is smooth and graceful. ...Read more

Basal Body Temperature (Definition)

Basal body temperature is the taking of the oral temperature first thing in the morning approximately at the same time before even getting out of bed to do anything. Around midcycle or so about 1 to 2 days after ovulation the temperature will rise approximately 0.8 - 1.0° above the baseline. This rise signifies potential ovulation. The actual ovulation usually occurred ...Read more


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Which body system does brain tumor affect besides nervous system?

Which body system does brain tumor affect besides nervous system?

Depends on type: The type and location of the brain tumor may affect other body systems. For example, a pituitary tumor is a classic tumor that arises in the pituitary fossa. It can have profound effects on the endocrine system as it diplaces normal pituitary function. If the tumors are endocrine active-it can afffect growth or blood pressure. Tumors near motor areas can affect the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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Are heat shock proteins part of the nervous, endocrine, or immune system?

Are heat shock proteins part of the nervous, endocrine, or immune system?

All: Hello Edward, Heat Schock Proteins could be viewed as being a part of all these systems. These proteins are primarily upregulated in response to stress and affect numerous other proteins which could potentially be part of any system in the body. ...Read more

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What is mind body connection? Nervous system?

What is mind body connection? Nervous system?

Mind-Body connection: Great question! mind-body medicine focuses on the interactions between mind and body -- and the powerful ways emotional, mental, social and spiritual factors can directly affect health. The nervous system is only part of this, as there are many aspects that have not yet been discovered or measured. Treatments include relaxation, hypnosis, visual imagery, meditation, yoga, and biofeedback. ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system interact with other body systems?

Lymphatics: They are all interconnected, read this as a long discussion here is too long for the space. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lymphatic_system. ...Read more

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What body systems does diabetes affect?

What body systems does diabetes affect?

Many: If not treated properly, it can cause damage to the nerves running throughout your entire body, your eyes, your heart, your blood vessels, kidneys, digestive system. Diabetes needs to be addressed and managed properly. ...Read more

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What organs compose the cardiovascular system?

What organs compose the cardiovascular system?

The heart: And the blood vessels that come to and go from it. That's it though. However, the lungs have a critical interaction with the heart because they sit (in blood flow) between the right and left heart. Furthermore, the kidneys have an important interaction because they secrete chemicals that alter blood flow, blood pressure and heart squeeze. ...Read more

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What brain parts control the female reproductive system?

What brain parts control the female reproductive system?

HPO (short version): It's called the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis (hpo.) the highest center is the hypothalamus, which prouces gnrh; this talks to the pituitary gland, which will produce fsh and lh in response. The ovaries respond to fsh and lh. ...Read more

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Does scoliosis affect other body systems?

Does scoliosis affect other body systems?

Scoliosis: There are varying degrees of scoliosis, from mild to severe. Mild may lead to some back pain, usually mild. Severe scoliosis can lead to severe deformity of the back, pressure on the abdominal organs, compression of lungs, difficulty with activities, pain and shortness of breath. If you have scoliosis, check with your doctor to assess the change, follow to see if it progresses, and referral. ...Read more

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Can masturbation affect the immune system of our body?

That's silly: Please forgive my frankness. The immune system is enormously complex, and anyone wishing to publish a junk paper can demonstrate that something impacts some immune cell in culture. Worthless remedies are promoted as "strengthening the immune system." and there is no empirical or theoretical evidence for thinking that enjoying your body will compromise your ability to fight infections. ...Read more

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What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

Can you clarify?: Are you referring to autoimmune types of connective tissue diseases, such as rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis? These conditions are caused by inflammation driven by immune cells. Obviously bone marrow is an active immune organ, involved in both innate and adaptive immune function. Destruction of bone marrow from cancer, or cancer treatment, drastically effects immune responses. ...Read more

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How does our respiratory system help our body function?

How does our respiratory system help our body function?

Oxygen and CO2: Oxygen is needed for your cells to live, and when they burn calories using oxygen they generate co2. Too much co2 is toxic to the brain and it must be removed from the blood. The lungs exhale co2 (like a car's exhaust pipe), and take in oxygen with each breath, lungs transfer oxygen to red blood cells that transport it to your cells. ...Read more

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Which body system does mono affect?

Which body system does mono affect?

All body systems: Mono is caused by a virus and it can get into all parts of your body. Usually the main problems are in the throat with large, painful tonsils and sore throat Mono can also cause your spleen to enlarge and can cause almost any organ in the body to have inflammation ...Read more

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What's the role of the endocrine system in the body?

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What's the role of the endocrine system in the body?

Endocrine: Each hormone is a chemical that control function of many different organs. Brain hormones send orders to organs to work. Brain secretes TSH to order thyroid to work to control whole body. Sexual hormones control brain and whole body, as does Insulin controls use of sugar in whole body (brain included). Then hormones are inter-dependent. Delicate balance! ...Read more

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Body Lift (Definition)

a plastic surgery procedure that addresses loose (hanging) skin and excess fat from the abdomen, hips, outer thighs, and buttocks. It typically includes a tummy tuck, a thigh lift, and a buttock lift in ...Read more


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Endocrine System (Definition)

The endocrine system is a group of organs composed of glands that secrete hormones. These hormones have important regulatory functions such as growth, metabolism, ...Read more