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How Do The Digestive And Respiratory System Work Together
How do the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems work together to provide the energy needed for your cells to function?
Ontogeny: Recapitulates Phylogeny. This article explains the whole concept: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recapitulation_theory ...Read more
I'm wondering why are the digestive and respiratory systems often the sites of entry for pathogens?
Open to the environ: You breathe in germs or swallow germs. ...Read more
Anatomy questions: Great wikipedia question. Please go there and if no good answer lets do 2nd opinion and I can help. ...Read more
Huh ??????: Your question makes no sense. Only interact when you aspirate food ...Read more
Diseases lungs,gut: There are a great number of diseases that can attack these organ systems. This is a very complex question. You need to ask more specific questions. ...Read more
Absolutely: The thicker mucous secretions inherent to cystic fibrosis (CF) can cause a relative obstruction in clearing the airway tree of particulate matter/germs. Similarly, these secretions can obstruct the passage of pancreatic enzymes into the intestine leading to mal-digestion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For a project, I have to explain how coronary artery disease can affect the respiratory and digestive systems, how is it that it affects them?
CAD: CAD effects the hearts capacity to function and this can lead to lower blood flow throughout your body. Your heart and lungs need to be coordinated to appropriately oxygenate blood and when heart pump not so good this relationship compromised. That's a V/Q mismatch. Poorly oxygenated blood to stomach makes it sluggish at digestion and prone to ulcers ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer