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How does the respiratory system work together with the cardiovascular system?

How does the respiratory system work together with the cardiovascular system?

O2 Delivery: The lungs exchange co2 from metabolism for o2. The heart delivers a carefully calibrated amount of blood to the body to match o2 delivered to o2 needed. That's why heart rate goes up w/ exercise. The lungs gets their blood from the right ventricle, and this blood comes back to the left atrium where it is then ejected to the body by the left ventricle. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vascular System (Definition)

The vascular system performs circulation of blood throughout the body. It consists of the arteries and veins that run everywhere including the head, neck, chest, abdomen and all 4 extremities. The heart might also be included as it is the pump that circulates the blood thru the vascular system. The lymphatics of the body are also considered a third part ...Read more


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Hows does the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system work together to maintain homeostasis?

Hows does the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system work together to maintain homeostasis?

Beautifully: Your body uses oxygen for fuel and produces carbon dioxide as waste. These gases circulate in the blood, which is pumped by the heart to the lungs (and the rest of the body). In the lungs, oxygen you breathe in enters the blood, while carbon dioxide leaves the blood and enters the air you breathe out. ...Read more

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How does the respiratory and cardiovascular system work together?

How does the respiratory and cardiovascular system work together?

System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn't be effective. ...Read more

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How does the respiratory system affect the cardiovascular system?

How does the respiratory system affect the cardiovascular system?

Directly: If you don't cary out gas exchange (o2--co2)in the lungs, then your blood ph will fall (acidosis), and the heart will experience arrhythmias, ultimately asystole and death. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system and respiratory system interrelate?

How does the cardiovascular system and respiratory system interrelate?

Cv system pumps bloo: The cardiovascular system pumps blood to the lungs (resp system) and to the rest of your body. The lungs bring oxygen into the blood as it passes through and takes carbon dioxide out. ...Read more

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What functions do the cardiovascular system and respiratory system share?

What functions do the cardiovascular system and respiratory system share?

Gas exchange: The heart and lungs work together is a carefully coordinated team to pick up oxygen from the lungs, deliver it to the tissues, and then take the waste products from those tissues and return it to the lungs where they are expelled as carbon dioxide. ...Read more

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How are the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system dependent on each other?

How are the cardiovascular system and the respiratory system dependent on each other?

Intricate connection: The respiratory system provides oxygen that nourishes the entire body, including the heart and vascular system. Without oxygen, we die. Without the left heart, oxygenated blood cannot be pumped through the body. De-oxygenated blood also has to get back to the lungs to be re-oxygenated. Receiving this blood from the vena cava, the right heart pumps it back through the lungs. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what functions do the cardiovascular system and respiratory system have in common?

Lots: The cardiovascular system and pulmonary work together to pump and add oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the blood stream.
They are directly connected by the pulmonary arteries and veins. ...Read more

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How are the respiratory and the cardiovascular system related?

How are the respiratory and the cardiovascular system related?

System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn't be effective. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, how are the respiratory and the cardiovascular system connected?

Can you tell me, how are the respiratory and the cardiovascular system connected?

Complex: Some would say that the heart is simply an accessory muscle of respiration, but try breathing without one! (BTW, they're directly connected by the pulmonary artery and pulmonary veins). ...Read more

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How does the repiratory system and the cardiovascular system complement each other?

Quite efficiently: To simplify a very complex symbiotic relationship, the respiratory system brings oxygen to the alveolar surfaces of the lung where it passes into the red blood cells of the circulatory system to be taken to the rest of the body. Simultaneously red cells give up carbon dioxide brought to the lungs that is exhaled by the respiratory system. This exchange continues 24/7. Wish my car worked as well! ...Read more

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How do the respiratory and cardiovascular systems work together?

How do the respiratory and cardiovascular systems work together?

Respiratory: System oxygenates the blood and circulatory system delivers oxygenated blood to rest of body....Gross over simplification of course. ...Read more

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How do the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular system work together?

How do the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and cardiovascular system work together?

Works in Harmony: Quite a question for 400 characters or less! the human body ( and all plants and animals in nature for that matter ) are complex systems that work in balance with their environment. There are structural components (musculo / skeletal) as well as energetic and regulatory components (gi/ cardiovascular / neuro) with multiple layers of feedback systems to allow the organism to thrive. ...Read more

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How do the cardiovascular system and nervous system work together?

Synergy: The nervous system and CV system are tied together. The cv system pumps the blood to keep the nervous and other systems working. The nervous system provides inputs to help control heart rate, force of contraction and peripheral vascular resistance ...Read more

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How are the respiratory and cardiovascular systems linked together?

How are the respiratory and cardiovascular systems linked together?

System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn't be effective. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular and respiratory system interrelate to provide for the body's energy needs?

How does the cardiovascular and respiratory system interrelate to provide for the body's energy needs?

System: The two systems work together and require each other to function. If they weren't connected, symmetry and coordination wouldn't be effective. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system work with other systems in the body?

Supplies blood: the CV system supplies blood to all the other systems in the body to help deliver oxygen and remove waste. ...Read more

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How does exercise help the cardiovascular system work normal again after prolonged bed rest?

How does exercise help the cardiovascular system work normal again after prolonged bed rest?

Your doc can: prescribe an exercise program in response to your health status. He/she will probably have you introduce exercise slowly, perhaps walking daily, and increasing the amount of time gradually. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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 does the skeletal system work with the cardiovascular system?

Too broad: This question is way too broad to try and answer, see if a more specific question comes to mind ? ...Read more

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How can the heart work with the cardiovascular system?

How can  the heart work with the cardiovascular system?

Hmmm...: The heart is the "cardio" in "cardiovascular system." it is one of the major components and is responsible for pumping blood to every organ. ...Read more

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How does aerobic exercise affect the cardiovascular and respiratory systems?

How does aerobic exercise affect the cardiovascular and respiratory systems?

Many benefits: Reduces the risk of vascular disease involving the heart, peripheral vascular system and brain, improves the efficiency of your heart, also can improve your pulmonary function tests(lung biomechanics). ...Read more

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How does leukemia effect your cardiovascular system?

How does leukemia effect your cardiovascular system?

Mostly indirectly: Acute leukemia can cause anemia (bleeding or low production) which if severe leads to low blood pressure, fast heart rate, stressing the heart and may lead to congestive heart failure. Infection and sepsis can happen leading to shock and rapid death if untreated. The treatment of leukemia may involve drugs that affect the heart and multiple blood transfusions that can cause fluid overload. ...Read more

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Why does the cardiovascular system need the nervous system?

To adapt: to changing physiological demands. As an example heart rate goes up in response to fright or fight. ...Read more

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What diseases affect the structure of the cardiovascular system?

What diseases affect the structure of the cardiovascular system?

The structure?: to effect the structure of, say, the heart requires an embryological defect - in other words you're often born with it. Over time theres a ton of things that can effect the heart structure - commonly things like chronic hypertension or valvular disorders can effect the structure of the heart walls and chambers. ...Read more

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How does the nervous system connect to the cardiovascular system?

NS to CS: The heart and cardiovascular system receive parasympathetic and sympathetic innervation. The parasympathetics are craniosacral and the sympathetic nerves are in the thoracic area of the spinal column. ...Read more

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How does flossing affect the health of your cardiovascular system?

It Seems To Help: The exact cause-and-effect mechanism between excellent oral health & improved cardiovascular health is not yet know, but there is definitely a strong correlation. It's probably related to lower overall inflammation within the body in people with good gum health. Some studies suggest more than double the risk of fatal heart attack and stroke in people with unhealthy gums. So, don't risk it. Floss! ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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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


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Cardiovascular (Definition)

Cardiovascular is a general term that refers to all the components of the blood delivery system in the body such as the ...Read more