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How do the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems work together to provide the energy needed for your cells to function?

How do the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems work together to provide the energy needed for your cells to function?

It's complicated: Good question, but too complicated to answer in 400 characters or less. Consider taking a class or reading a book on human physiology. Https://www. Coursera. Org/course/humanphysio. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Respiratory System (Definition)

The respiratory system consists of all organs in the body related to breathing including the nose, mouth, trachea and lungs. All four of these are ...Read more


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Which diseases affect the respiratory, circulatory and digestive system?

Which diseases affect the respiratory, circulatory and digestive system?

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

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How do the digestive system and the circulatory system work together?

How do the digestive system and the circulatory system work together?

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

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How do the digestive system and the respitory system work together?

How do the digestive system and the respitory system work together?

Breathe and eat: If you're not breathing, you will have no need of digestion. However, your respiratory system makes oxygen available to the rest of your body, including digestive system -- and it, in turn, distributes nutrients to the muscles of respiration. These muscles would not be able to contract as you inhale, if they had no nutrients broken down by the digestive system. ...Read more

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Please explain which diseases affect the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems?

Please explain which diseases affect the respiratory, circulatory and digestive systems?

Good question: Connective tissue disorders such as Lupus, Autoimmune disorders and infections such as TB affect all three organ systems. Check wikipedia for each of the above. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is circulatory system and the digestive system physically conected?

Can you tell me how is circulatory system and the digestive system physically conected?

Blood supply: Every organ has as blood supply to supply that organ with O2 and nutrients / take away waste products. The samll bowel absorbs nutrients (digested food) and the colon absorbs water.
If the blood supply fails the organ dies ...Read more

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Can cystic fibrosis affect both respiratory and digestive system?

Can cystic fibrosis affect both respiratory and digestive system?

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 more

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What are some circulatory, respiratory, and digestive diseases?

What are some circulatory, respiratory, and digestive diseases?

Too many: To go into. This is way too large a subject to be covered in a few short sentences. Sorry. Try to be more specific. ...Read more

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How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them? Thank you

How does digestive system work together with lymphatic system? The relationship between them? Thank you

GALT: A large proportion of our lymphatic system surrounds the GI tract and is called the Gut-Associated Lymphatic Tissue; it is one of our body's first line of defense against infections as there can be many harmful microbes in our GI tract. For more information see http://www. Vivo. Colostate. Edu/hbooks/pathphys/digestion/basics/gi_immune. Html ...Read more

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What is diabetes? What systems work together with the digestive system to control diabetes?

What is diabetes? What systems work together with the digestive system to control diabetes?

Lack of insulin: (type 1) or resistance to Insulin (type 2). Abnormal glucose metabolism, vascular complications and a whole lot more. See this site for more info.
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/diabetesmellitus. Html. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system work with the cardiovascular system?

How does the digestive system work with the cardiovascular system?

It is perfused: By arteries with blood pumped by the heart. It also helps clear the toxins from the blood via the liver. The interactions are multiple. ...Read more

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How to know if my digestive system works properly? I mean does it save essential vitamins for my body? And what are the symptoms if it does not?

Stable weight is ok: If you are not losing weight quickly then your digestive system is probably fine. If you were losing weight, having lots of blood in your stool/bowel movements, or constant diarrhea, that would be the sign of more serious digestive problems. Vitamin deficiency is rare if you are eating plenty of fruits and vegetables. Those symptoms are highly variable and would need labs to test to confirm. ...Read more

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I eat a lot. But I am not getting fat. And I think I am not gaining muscle either. Is it normal? Or maybe my digestive system does not work properly?

I eat a lot. But I am not getting fat. And I think I am not gaining muscle either. Is it normal? Or maybe my digestive system does not work properly?

Be healthy.: Make sure you are eating good healthy whole foods. Get as many vegetables into your day as you can. Drink plenty of water. Get on a good exercise program. Make sure you are getting good sleep every night. If you do all of these things, then you should develop and grow as you should. If you are doing all of this and are still having problems, get in to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how our digestive system work?

Can you tell me how our digestive system work?

Not in 400 char!: Basically, what goes in must come out. There are good online references from reputable sources: look at AMA, ASGE, ASCRS. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how your digestive system work?

Can you tell me how your digestive system work?

It doesn't: Your kidneys and lungs control your blood pH (homeostasis) by regulating HCO3 and CO2 to keep your blood pH at 7.43. ...Read more

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What are the foods that digestive system does least work to digest?

Easy to digest: Rice
toast or saltine crackers
bananas
chicken
green leafy vegetables
gelatin
fresh fruit including cantaloupe, squash or apricots
scrambled eggs
mashed potatoes
fermented foods including yogurt and sauerkraut. ...Read more

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How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

Physiology: This cannot be answered in this short a space. All the organ systems in the body interact, most commonly with feedback mechanisms. Get a physiology textbook and begin reading. It may take you some time, particularly if you are not a biology student. ...Read more

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As a concerned parent I need to knowhow does the digestive system works?

As a concerned parent I need to knowhow does the digestive system works?

Meaning?: Please be more specific as to what kind of information you are looking for. The digestive system is quite complex. ...Read more

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Does fish oil help your digestive system to work more properly?

Does fish oil help your digestive system to work more properly?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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How does digestive system work?

How does digestive system work?

Check this out: Follow this link to learn more about the anatomy & physiology of the digestive tract

(http://www. Dasilvainstitute. Com/gastrointestinal-anatomy-physiology)

summary: the GI tract is a single cell barrier of protection between the outside world & the inside of our body. Immune cells are numerous here. It digests (breaksdown) foods, and absorbs the nutrients & water to enter our blood stream. ...Read more

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How can the digestive system work?

How can the digestive system work?

Absorbs Nutrients: That's a very complicated question and there is not an easy answer. The body breaks down the food you eat to its component parts and then absorbs that to create energy. You can find a lot of information at your local library or on the internet. ...Read more

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What works to take to help your digestive system?

What works to take to help your digestive system?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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What are the remedies to work the digestive system properly?

What are the remedies to work the digestive system properly?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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How does fasting work? Will fasting help clear my digestive system?

Not really: Fasting will not clear your digestive system. It will empty at it's own rate. If you fast long enough it may empty somewhat but your metabolism will slow and eventually your body will begin to consume your muscular tissue for energy. ...Read more

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Is there anything to help your digestive system (poop) I only go 1 a day or none. Plumbs don't work is there anything else?

Is there anything to help your digestive system (poop) I only go 1 a day or none. Plumbs don't work is there anything else?

Fiber: Once a day isn't bad, as long as your stools aren't too hard. A high fiber diet (fruits, vegetables, whole grains) should help a lot. If it's not enough, a daily fiber supplement (psyllium, as in metamucil, citrucel, or fibercon) can be added. ...Read more

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How does food flow through the digestive system?

How does food flow through the digestive system?

Peristalsis: Rhythmic wavelike squeezing and relaxiation from the mouth to the anus ...Read more

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What can cause problems with my digestive system?

Look at diet first: Whatever goes into your gut affects what happens. Review your diet. If you aren't eating a healthy diet, it's likely you'll have some symptoms. You should be aiming for a diet high in fiber (fruits, veggies, whole grains), low in red meat (notice I didn't say none!); proteins should be lean. Drink lots of water, minimize caffeine (again, I didn't say none!). Get some exercise regularly. How's that? ...Read more

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What are some effective ways to get a healthy digestive system?

Healthy diet: The best way to get healthy digestive system is to eat a healthy diet. Avoid highly processes foods, substituting whole grains, generous portions of vegetables and fruits. Eat appropriate portions. Proteins can come from meats, fish, cheese, yogurt. Generally "wild" or free range have better balance of omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids. Greek yogurt is a good natural "probiotic". ...Read more

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Why is the health of the digestive system important for the entire body?

Why is the health of the digestive system important for the entire body?

Nutrition: Our nutrition decisions and intake can affect every part of our body. Our body use glucose as its main energy source but can get glucose from sugars, proteins and fats. There are vitamins and minerals that our body needs to run the multitude of chemical reactions constantly running. Deficiencies can lead to many different medical issues with two of the more common being anemia or osteoporosis ...Read more

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Does colo-vados help for digestive system? Or can hurt digestive sistem?

Does colo-vados help for digestive system? Or can hurt digestive sistem?

Unsure: I am not familiar with colo-vados. Also what is wrong that you think you might need this remedy? I you do have a GI problem it would be wise to consult with your family physician. ...Read more

Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more


Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more