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How Does The Respiratory System Interacts With The Immune System
BALT: The respiratory system (lungs) has parts of the immune system in it. It is called balt-bronchial associated lymphoid tissue. There are also cells in the lining of the lung that "sample" the air for virus, bacteria, etc. These cells communicate with the immune system to eventually make antibodies that can then circulate within the body to protect from infections. ...Read more
What I can do to boost the immune system (due to recurrent respiratory problems) except no stress, diet and exercise?
it is ok to use multivitamins along with using tegretol. Vitamin c is claimed to have beneficial effect in helping to fight some viral infections. Vitamin d can be helpful in many different ways, as many of us do not have sufficient quantity of natural vitamin d due to insufficient exposure to daily required sun exposure, because of our life-style. ...Read more
Are there benefits of uv radiation? Are there benefits of uv radiation? What are the effects of uv on the eye? What are the effects of uv on the skin? Does uv interact with the immune system? What are some human health problems that are caused by over
After or during a cold, without Conjunctivitis. My eyes are immune to the same serotype of the virus too or only the respiratory system?
Huh??????: Your question makes no sense. Only interact when you aspirate food ...Read more
Is red clover herb good for menopause, joints, immune sys, and respiratory sys? Can you tell me also what else this is good for?
Esp. Menopause, also:
Red clover is esp. Useful for menopausal symptoms & may help prevent osteoporosis, uterine cancer & cardiovascular disease. It can loosen phlegm & reduce bronchospasm. I have not found evidence it helps joints or immune function.
See http://www. Herbwisdom. Com/herb-red-clover. Html
for a good review of its actions and benefits. ...Read more
Easy.: The brain (mission control of the nervous system) initiates the drive to breath based upon input from a variety of sensors. It transmits signals via the phrenic nerve to the diaphragm to initiate breathing. Cough receptors in the lung similarly control the cough reflex. Additionally the epiglottis is triggered to cover and protect the trachea to prevent aspiration. ...Read more
Both important: They are both very important to keeping you alive! oxygen is necessary for your brain cells to work properly. The nervous system (and particularly the brain stem) controls your breathing, the movement of your chest, the circulation of your heart, and oxygen going to your brain. They all have to work together. ...Read more
Strength, efficiency: Exercise strengthens the muscles of respiration, they also become more efficient and conditioned through exercise as well. ...Read more
WebMD: See webmd for a thorough discussion. Not enough room in this forum. ...Read more
How does the respiratory system work with other systems in the body? I'm doing a project for school on human body systems.
Every part important: But consider this. The lungs are how we get oxygen into our body. The trachea is the tube to let air flow into the lungs. WIthout oxygen people will suffer brain damage or death after about 3 minutes. So I would say that the respiratory system is pretty important to the functioning of the human body. ...Read more
Scuba: I didn't know how to summarize it to fit into a small space. Here is a very good article: http://suite101.Com/article/good-breathing-techniques-for-scuba-diving-a218867. ...Read more
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
Asthma will be prob.: The diving medical community is divided on the question of asthmatics diving. The uk, which has the most permissive guidelines, allows people with well-controlled asthma, who meet several additional criteria, to dive under certain circumstances. In australia, it is essentially forbidden for asthmatics to dive. You should consult a diving medicine specialist in your area for specific details. ...Read more
Not logical: Ra is a condition in which the immune system is hyperactive and attacks your own body. Treatment for this usually involves medication that supresses the immune system. You should hook up with a good rheumatologist and get on a proper regiment to avoid the complications of ra. ...Read more
Cells, tissues, organs: The immune system is a network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend the body against attacks. Lymphoid organs (produce white blood cells that fight invading organisms) found throughout body, in bone marrow, thymus gland, lymph nodes, tonsils, appendix, lining of digestive tract and lungs. ...Read more
Stay physically fit: There's no magic food, pill or herbal product. Get enough sleep and don't overdo mind-altering substances or use tobacco. The one intervention that repeatedly is shown in controlled studies to enhance people's responses to antigen challenges is re-committing to aerobic fitness. You'll be glad. Best wishes. ...Read more
Live healthy: The best way to boost your immunity is to eat right, exercise regularly, get enough rest and sleep. Also, you should refrain from being "too clean". There is no need for vitamins or supplements. Very few of the many supplements advertised for boosting the immune system are truly active. ...Read more
No sure way.: Staying in good physical shape with regular exercises (not extreme exercises) and a healthy diet may be helpful. Make sure your plasma vitamin d3 level is optimal since vitamin d3 has been shown to be an important immune regulator. I would like to see the 25 oh vitamin d3 level to be around 50 to 60 ng even though the recommended level is around 30 ng. ...Read more
Plant based foods: Avoid animal based foods which contain too much saturated fat. Eat fruits and vegetables with each meal as they will provide immune boosting nutients. Eat ample amounts of proteins from sources like eggs, fish, nuts and tofu. Low fat milk is fine too. Avoid alcohol and smoking. Exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. All of the above means a healthy lifestyle so that you will have a healthy body. ...Read more
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