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How does the immune system help maintain homeostasis?

How does the immune system help maintain homeostasis?

Controls microbes: The specific and non-specific immune systems work together to maintain a balance with the microbial world. Bacteria and fungi that colonize the body's surfaces; the skin, the respiratory tract and the GI tract are met at those surfaces they do not invade. The micro biome (these colonizing microbes) play an important role in homeostasis. ...Read more

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How does the immune system maintains homeostasis?

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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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

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I am on a diet ,how do I lose weight properly and maintain my immune system? Considering that I am sick and cant afford to do any diets any more.

I am on a diet ,how do I lose weight properly and maintain my immune system? Considering that I am sick and cant afford to do any diets any more.

Balance immune first: Imbalances in the immune system can be the primary cause for failed diets. Fix immune system first and weight loss will be easier and more lasting. You may contact me at www.drkusher.com. for more info...click on "Blog" link lower left and read Permanent Weight Loss article. ...Read more

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How can exercise help me maintain my immune system?

How can exercise help me maintain my immune system?

IT JUST CAN-believe.: Trust me, yes. Now you're getting into a lot of the biology and science of the human body, detailed analysis of immunity and the immune system, the plasticity and flexibility of the brain--once thought to be set in its ways, the human mind (the brain is physical matter, the mind is much much deeper, and machine will never even approach the complexity of the mind (no matter what cousin ray says)! ...Read more

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Why are regular visits to the doctor important for maintaining optimal immune system health?

Why are regular visits to the doctor important for maintaining optimal immune system health?

Not important: Rather keeping a healthy life-style is, visiting the doctor regularly for routine health maintenance or if having a chronic condition that needs to be attended-to regularly makes sense only if you follow doctor's advice. Remember: good night time sleep, fresh air and exercise, and lots of fruits and vegetables are the pillars of healthy life-style, hence good immune system, wish you wellness ...Read more

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How does the respiratory system help maintain homeostasis?

This is complex: By exhaling you get rid of co2 which helps control acidity, inhaling you bring in o2 energy metabolism. Inhaling and exhaling affect blood return to the heart as well as may affect the release of stress hormones probably an hour lecture to med students to cover. ...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