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Dr. Mircea Petrina
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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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Digestive Health (Definition)

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


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Dr. Tal Raphaeli
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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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Dr. Marsha Chenoweth
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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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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
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Dr. Sidney Vinson
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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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Dr. Jan Rakinic
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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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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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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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Dr. Guy DaSilva
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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 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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