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What happens to the body's nervous system if homeostasis is not maintained?

What happens to the body's nervous system if homeostasis is not maintained?

Depends: There are many systems in the body that need to be regulated. For instance, if blood pressure goes too high you can stroke; if there is too much cholesterol, you can stroke or get nerve damage. If the immune system is not under control, the brain and nerves can be damaged. If you have vitamin deficiencies or excess, the nerves and the brain could be damaged, etc. ...Read more

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How does the nervous system maintain homeostasis?

Complex physiology: Nervous system gets information from plenty of sources including specialized chemorecptors. These inputs lead to adjustments based upon any discrepancy and nervous system through hormones regulates the blood chemistry. ...Read more

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What are the nervous system and endocrine system specialized to do to maintain homeostasis?

What are the nervous system and endocrine system specialized to do to maintain homeostasis?

Thats a big question: That's a big question that people dedicate their lives to study and find out. All the systems are important in "homeostasis". Narrowing which "homostasis" to a single function or a specific organ may allow a more specific explanation; but still lots and lots of effects. ...Read more

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What will happen to the body's nervous systems & endocrine systems if homeostasis is not maintained?

What will happen to the body's nervous systems & endocrine systems if homeostasis is not maintained?

Dysregulation: If homeostasis is completely lost, the body's nervous system and endocrine system would both become dysregulated. You could see all kinds of metabolic and acid-base problems, with altered mental status (delirium, hallucinations, etc) plus blood pressure changes and more. Thankfully, the body knows exactly how to respond to various conditions, so that homeostasis is dynamic, not static. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system regulate homeostasis?

How does the digestive system regulate homeostasis?

Tolerance: The GI tract is tolerant of food antigens, and mounts a response to infections. ...Read more

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What are some examples of homeostasis in the endocrine system?

If you: Don't have diabetes your body will keep your blood sugar in the normal range in spite of eating, fasting, exercise, etc. If they function normally, all of your other thousands of hormones will be kept at normal and appropriate levels. ...Read more

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How does the immune system maintains homeostasis?

Immune system: This is a very in-depth topic that could never be described with adequate detail in this little box. Please check out this website for specific information on the entire immune system. http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/immunesystem/pages/default.aspx. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system maintain homeostasis?

How does the digestive system maintain homeostasis?

It absorbs all.: the nutrients you eat and stores/utilizes the ones you need and you defecate or urinate out the ones you don't ...Read more

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How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

Too Many to Say Here: By circulating blood and other cells the circulatory system suppiles nutrients, energy, protection & a myriad of other things throughout the body to control the balance. It transports hormones to control all aspects of our body & it also helps control our core & extremities temperature and helps remove dead cells throughout the body. It would take books to say all the ways homeostasis is acheived. ...Read more

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How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

By a very complex: interplay of autonomic nervous system with various organs like the kidneys,brain,and hormonal messengers.Is this a question on an exam? ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system regulate homeostasis?

How does the cardiovascular system regulate homeostasis?

That's complicated: The cardiovascular system regulates flow of blood to various organs of the body by changing cardiac output and controlling the tone of the blood vessels ( arteries, arterioles and capillaries) that provide blood to these various organs. This is done by various hormones. There are several areas in the body that sense blood flow, oxygen concentration and blood pressure to change blood flow ...Read more

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Do the functions of the cardiovascular system contribute to homeostasis?

Yes: The body works as a very efficient system where one complements the other and when one is out it has to be repaired for it to work in harmony. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system support homeostasis in the body?

How does the digestive system support homeostasis in the body?

It Doesn't: You do by what you eat and drink. You don't eat food you starve to death You don't drink water you die of dehydration. ...Read more

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How is homeostasis maintained in relation to the cv and repiratory systems?

How is homeostasis maintained in relation to the cv and repiratory systems?

System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn';t be effective. As exercise demand increases both respiration increases and heart rate increases together to provide oxygen and glucose to the tissues. ...Read more

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What are two specific ways in which the immune system will respond to a disease in order to restore homeostasis?

Homeostasis?: I am not sure what you mean by hemeostasis specifically in this question, but the immune system fights infection from viruses, bacteria and allergy. The different components IgG, M, and A and their subclasses rise and fall according to the body's need. ...Read more