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Doctor insights on: How Does The Circulatory System Work With The Skeletal System

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Dr. Steven Hebert Dr. Hebert
Pathology
25 years in practice
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
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How does the skeletal system affect the circulatory system?

How does the skeletal system affect the circulatory system?

Skeletal system: The cells within your blood are produced in the bone marrow within your bones. This includes red cells (RBCs), white cells (WBCs) and platelets. You couldn't have one system without the other.

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Circulatory Disorders (Definition)

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Dr. Bennett Werner Dr. Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
40 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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How does the circulatory system work?

How does the circulatory system work?

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.

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Dr. Sewa Legha Dr. Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
46 years in practice
Punjab University, Christian Medical College
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How does the circulatory system work and how essential is it?

How does the circulatory system work and how essential is it?

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).

Dr. Jason Boardman Dr. Boardman
Surgery
21 years in practice
New York Medical College
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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.

Dr. Laurence Badgley Dr. Badgley
General Practice
49 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Dr. Rishi Vohora Dr. Vohora
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
15 years in practice
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
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How does the lymphatic system work with the circulatory system?

How does the lymphatic system work with the circulatory system?

400 characters: We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia?

Dr. Vasu Brown Dr. Brown
Wound care
30 years in practice
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chengalpattu Medical College
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How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues. Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. The lymph reaches the lymph nodes where infection and cancer cells are seperated and processed by the body.

Dr. Michael Sparacino Dr. Sparacino
Family Medicine
33 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is the aorta in the heart and how does it work with the rest of the circulatory system?

What is the aorta in the heart and how does it work with the rest of the circulatory system?

Main artery: The aorta is the main artery in the boday and is responsible for delivering blood to the rest of the body.

Dr. James Goodpaster Dr. Goodpaster
Dentistry
25 years in practice
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
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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.

Dr. Bradford Romans Dr. Romans
Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How does the circulatory system maintain homeostasis?

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?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
26 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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How to improve circulatory system?

How to improve circulatory system?

Exercise!: Exercise is best way to improve circulatory system as well as get/stay healthy.

Dr. Dan Fisher Dr. Fisher
Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Why does the body need a circulatory system?

Why does the body need a circulatory system?

Easy.: Circulatory system is essential to move nutrients and oxygen to cells and to remove waste. Having a transport system allows cells to specialize. If there were no circulation every cell would have to perform many more functions independently.

Dr. Dean Giannone Dr. Giannone
Internal Medicine
21 years in practice
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
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How can you keep your circulatory system healthy?

How can you keep your circulatory system healthy?

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.

Dr. Robert Killian Dr. Killian
General Practice
24 years in practice
University of Utah School of Medicine
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What are good practices for the circulatory system?

What are good practices for the circulatory system?

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.

Dr. Sewa Legha Dr. Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology
46 years in practice
Punjab University, Christian Medical College
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Which ailments of the circulatory system are most common?

Which ailments of the circulatory system are most common?

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).

Dr. Kenny Chuu Dr. Chuu
Internal Medicine
8 years in practice
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Medicine
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What causes organ malfunctions in the circulatory system?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Could you please describe the functions of the circulatory system?

Could you please describe the functions of the circulatory system?

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

Dr. Lynne Weixel Dr. Weixel
Clinical Psychology
32 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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How does angina affects the circulatory system?

How does angina affects the circulatory system?

Other way around: 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.

Dr. Clarence Grim Dr. Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
53 years in practice
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
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How do the lungs depend on the circulatory system?

How do the lungs depend on the circulatory system?

Physiology?: I recommend you go to Wikipedia for questions like this. Too complex for 400 spaces.