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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. ...Read more

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How to keep nerves system to work normai and health?

How to keep nerves system to work normai and health?

Diet and exercise: Are the best answers for most issues. Acupuncture can also be helpful as can staying hydrated, avoiding bad habits like smoking and excessive alcohol or drug intake. The body will take care of itself if you take care of it with healthy food, movement, and a positive attitude. That is a short answer with broad application. ...Read more

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How can you build your immune system up?

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How can you build your immune system up?

Lifestyle: Good sleep, fresh air, exercise, fresh vegetables and fruits and multi vitamins , are the recipe to boost your immune system, if still suffering despite that, you need to see an allergist/Immunologist ...Read more

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What are some ways to keep your immune system healthier?

What are some ways to keep your immune system healthier?

Staying Healthy: Keeping your immune system healthy and active is very important to protect your body against diseases, infections and other ailments. Some ways to keep it healthy are by getting enough sleep, eating a healthy diet, taking a multivitamin daily and exercising regularly. Seems simple enough, but if your body is run down or not getting proper nutrition, it can make it easier to get sick. ...Read more

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How do your kidneys help maintain your overall health?

How do your kidneys help maintain your overall health?

Waste excretion: Kudneys help to filter out toxins, electrolyte balance, fluid balance, red blood cell production, bone metabolism and several others. ...Read more

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How to keep your face healthy?

How to keep your face healthy?

Gentle cleansing: Routine skin care consists of cleansing the face twice daily with mild facial cleansers and not picking at any pimples that develop. If you use makeup, look for products that are non-comedogenic, or formulated to not cause pimples. ...Read more

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What can you do to keep a healthy male reproductive system?

What can you do to keep a healthy male reproductive system?

Prevention: To keep a healthy male repro system use safe sex practices (i.e., condoms), use protective wear when playing sports (i.e., a "cup") and do not smoke or use any tobacco products. Eat healthy & exercise to prevent hb pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. Regular ejaculation during the younger years can also improve prostate health later in life. And avoid heat: yes. Hot tubs are bad! ...Read more

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How does your cardiovascular system respond to exercise?

How does your cardiovascular system respond to exercise?

Exercise : The first response to exercise is to increase heart rate and then blood pressure. This is the followed by several physiologic responses such as shunting blood to the muscles and the use of both Amino Acids from proteins and fats for production of energy. There are other long term changes that take place also. ...Read more

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What's a good way to take maintain your respiratory system?

What's a good way to take maintain your respiratory system?

Crud in chest: You mean phlegm in your chest.You need to stop smoking if you smoke if you have nasal allergies to treat with antohistamines and/or nasal steroids if you have asthma you need long term bronchdilaters with inhaled steroids and you can try over the counter musinex as well we need more history to advice what applies to you see your doctor if in doubt. ...Read more

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Best ways to stay healthy and have a strong immune system?

Best ways to stay healthy and have a strong immune system?

Lifestyle & behavoir: Just like you already know: Maintain proper nutrition, add vitamins if your diet is poor. Adequate sleep and exercise. Stress reduction. Avoid infections with proper hand hygiene and vaccinations. Seasonally avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth when around people, ie shopping, working, gatherings and travel. ...Read more

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How to keep your eyes healthy as you get older?

How to keep your eyes healthy as you get older?

Many ways: A well balanced diet, no smoking, ultraviolet protection and routine eye exams with an ophthalmologist will all help maintain healthy eyes. There are non prescription eye vitamins available. ...Read more

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What are the nervous system and endocrine system specialized to do to maintain homeostasis?

What are the nervous system and endocrine system specialized to do to maintain homeostasis?

Thats a big question: That's a big question that people dedicate their lives to study and find out. All the systems are important in "homeostasis". Narrowing which "homostasis" to a single function or a specific organ may allow a more specific explanation; but still lots and lots of effects. ...Read more

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How can staying in fitness and eating right help your immune system?

How can staying in fitness and eating right help your immune system?

Keeps body in shape: Being fit, eating right and getting enough sleep, keeps all body systems in shape. It is important for all body functions, not just the immune system. Stress, poor diet and lack of sleep lead to the opposite. Also, stress leads to the release of "stress hormones" that suppress the immune system. ...Read more

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Why does exercising keep your respiratory system healthy instead of wearing it down?

Why does exercising keep your respiratory system healthy instead of wearing it down?

Working it out: Exercise works both the focused muscle groups you're exercising (legs while running, arms while lifting) and exercises your muscles of respiration as you breath faster and more forcefully. In addition to working out these muscles, you take larger volumes when you breath during exercise which allows for improved aeration and blood circulating through your lungs. All of which is beneficial. ...Read more

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How to keep our heart healthy?

How to keep our heart healthy?

Heart : Eat a mediterranean diet, get plenty of exercise, do not smoke and take care of any risk factors you may have like diabetes, hypertension or gout. ...Read more

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What are functions of the skeletal system?

What are functions of the skeletal system?

Functions skeleton: Great wifpeida question. Most simply they keep you from being an amoeba. ...Read more

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What are 2 consequences of not exercising related to your system? Skeletal system?

What are 2 consequences of not exercising related to your system? Skeletal system?

osteopenic bones: If you are not involved in weight-bearing exercise such as walking, jogging, tennis etc then you are more likely to develop 'soft'bones or osteopenia.Another consequence of consistent wt.-bearing exercise is the release of endorphins into your bloodstream which help to relax you, make u feel better, etc. ...Read more

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How does gout affect the skeletal system?

How does gout affect the skeletal system?

Pain, inflammation..: Gout is a type of arthritis. It can effect the joints of your skeletal system. With recurring flairs you can develop deposition of tophi within the joint, the bone around the joint can erode. A typical presentation is pain, redness, and swelling of a great toe joint that lasts 2-14 days. This is triggered by a food or drink. Avoid what causes the flair and your skeletal system won't be effected. ...Read more

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Do illegal drugs affect the skeletal system?

Do illegal drugs affect the skeletal system?

Possibly: Depends on what drug you are referring to, but there are reasons some drugs are illegal. If there is something you are concerned about, please be more specific ...Read more

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How does leukemia affect the skeletal system?

How does leukemia affect the skeletal system?

Rarely: There are 4 types of Leukemias, ranging from Acute and chronic. Although they mostly begin in the bone marrow cavity, they typically do not affect the hard shell of the bones. So we rarely if ever see skeletal system effects in patients affected by Leukemia.. ...Read more

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How does osteosarcoma affect the skeletal system?

How does osteosarcoma affect the skeletal system?

Varies: Osteosarcoma is a cancer that arises from the bone itself. It can grow locally and can symptoms, and it can potentially metastasize throughout the body. Treatment varies and is based in part on the staging of the cancer; but can involve surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. ...Read more

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Which experts treat the muscular and skeletal system?

Musculoskeletal issu: Family Docs are typically first point of contact for vast majority of conditions & complaints, including musculoskeletal. In fact, we probably see more back pain complaints than all other specialties combined. Sports Medicine, Orthopedics & Pain Management are also involved in treating musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more

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What impacts does leukemia have on the skeletal system?

What impacts does leukemia have on the skeletal system?

Not much: You have to tell us a bit more about your leukemia as there are 4 sub types(2 Acute and 2 Chronic). Although Leukemia starts in the bones, it is limited t the bone marrow, the central soft part of the bone. So the bones remain strong although they can become painful especially in acute Leukemia cases. ...Read more

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How does hyperparathyroidism affect the skeletal system?

How does hyperparathyroidism affect the skeletal system?

Causes Osteoporosis: It depletes Calcium from the bones and in the blood stream and therby causes Osteporosis and can cause Bone Pain and risk of fractures ...Read more

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How does weight-bearing exercise affect the skeletal system?

Weight bearing: As long as you have normal hormonal function, weight bearing does a great job of building up the skeletal system and preventing osteopenia/osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How do you prevent disease and injuries of the skeletal system?

How do you prevent disease and injuries of the skeletal system?

Bone health: Please see your doctor to get a baseline on your health, especially bone health. Then eat a healthy diet and exercise as guided by.your doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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After years of having dystonia, is the skeletal system affected in any way?

After years of having dystonia, is the skeletal system affected in any way?

Dystopia: Yes, dystopia does affect the skeletal system if it is severe enough to affect weight bearing exercise and normal movement there will be a decrease in bone density similar to bone loss seen in other conditions affecting normal a. ...Read more

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Is meningitis a disease of the skeletal system?

Is meningitis a disease of the skeletal system?

No: Although the same germ can cause infection of the bones or joints, meningitis is located in the meninges.These are the specific layers of membranes that cover the brain and extend down into the spinal canal. ...Read more

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What does hypothermia do to the skeletal system?

What does hypothermia do to the skeletal system?

Not easy to answer: I looked up information on this question and there is not a lot of research on it One study, which I copied, found that long-term hypothermia may keep bone cells from building new bone and might break down bone- this study was in the elderly - so short answer is- don't think we really know for sure http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014482712003096 ...Read more

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What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

Can you clarify?: Are you referring to autoimmune types of connective tissue diseases, such as rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis? These conditions are caused by inflammation driven by immune cells. Obviously bone marrow is an active immune organ, involved in both innate and adaptive immune function. Destruction of bone marrow from cancer, or cancer treatment, drastically effects immune responses. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more