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What are the consequences of malfuntioning of the respiratory system?

What are the consequences of malfuntioning of the respiratory system?

Many...: Difficulty breathing; Lack of oxygen; Poor delivery of oxygen to the other organs and tissues of the body, especially the heart and brain. A good respiratory system is essential. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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


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What does a respiratory system do in babies?

What does a respiratory system do in babies?

See below: The same thing as it does in everyone else. Provision of oxygen and elimination of carbon dioxide. ...Read more

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How does drinking affect the respiratory system?

How does drinking affect the respiratory system?

See below: As far as I know, no types of drinks affect the lungs unless you aspirate. ...Read more

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Are heaters dangerous on our respiratory system?

Falling on chest?: Seriously, propane or other combustion in an enclosed space can cause carbon monoxide buildup and death. Electric is thought to dry the air ; annoy nasal passages/upper airways. Practically speaking, all are ok as long as used properly, may consider moisturizing air if dry ; be sure ventilated if small / tight space. ...Read more

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How does alcohol affects the respiratory system and why?

How does alcohol affects the respiratory system and why?

Through the brain: Alcohol is a central nervous system depressant, which can affect the centers in the brain that regulate respiration. Consequently, breathing may slow and not keep up with demand, especially when asleep. Also, alcohol lowers your defenses against aspiration, contributing to pneumonia. Lastly, alcohol can make sleep apnea worse making it further difficult to breathe. ...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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What does bronchitis have to do with the respiratory system?

What does bronchitis have to do with the respiratory system?

Bronchitis: The bronchi are tubes which sprout off from the trachea and carry air into bronchioles and then into the alveolar spaces of the lung. They are an integral part of the respiratory tract and when inflamed it is called bronchitis. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of surfactants in the respiratory system?

What is the purpose of surfactants in the respiratory system?

Keep air sacs open: Surfactants, which are made by the body and are also available as a medication for babies who are deficient in them (usually premie), coat the inside of the tiny air sacs in the lung and keep them open when you exhale. Just like a collapsed balloon is hard to inflate, a collapsed air sac is hard to open. When it doesn't close completely, it's easier to open with the next breath. ...Read more

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How does the respiratory system depend on the nervous system?

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

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What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

What are the results of exercise on the cardio respiratory system?

Some long term: Benefits are increased pumping power of the heart, decreased heart rates, and improvements in forced expiratory volumes. ...Read more

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Can the respiratory system and the nervous system actually work together?

Yes: Respiration is part of what is called the autonomic or involuntary nervous system. That's why it works while you're asleep. You can briefly increase or decrease your respiratory rate, but eventually the autonomic nervous system will take over. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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How do the respiratory system and the nervous system depend on each other?

How do the respiratory system and the nervous system depend on each other?

Dr. Alvin Lin: Dr. Lin previously gave a good answer to this question: https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/351474-how-do-the-respiratory-system-and-the-nervous-system-depend-on-each-other. ...Read more

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Diseases of respiratory system that can be predicted by colour of sputum?

Diseases of respiratory system that can be predicted by colour of sputum?

Very few: Bronchitis and pneumonia are the major causes of "colored sputum". However the color is not adequate indication of what the etiology is and so for some years is not thought helpful unless it is bloody and then cancer, TB and other major diseases need to be ruled out by your physician. ...Read more

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How does the respiratory system and the nervous system depend on each other?

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

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What are the organs in the respiratory system and if they malfunction, is it deadly?

What are the organs in the respiratory system and if they malfunction, is it deadly?

Lungs: The lungs are vital to our breathing. There are many ways to diagnose problems with them and to treat the problems. See you physicain for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I am not afraid or nervous my respiratory system doesn't wake up when I am speaking publicly. Why?

Please clarify: I am sorry but I don't understand your question. Please consider re-submitting with clarification. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does the emissions of motor vehicles actually do to the respiratory system?

Can doctors tell me what does the emissions of motor vehicles actually do to the respiratory system?

Compromise & damage: Emissions as many fumes can irritate the airways & lungs causing swelling, tightness, breathing difficulty & others. But on the lung run also scars & permanent problems. Emissions can alsop inpair gas exchange & decrease oxygen content among other problems. ...Read more

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What does the respiratory system do for you?

What does the respiratory system do for you?

Exchange gases: The lungs are the major organs of your respiratory system. When you breath in, you take oxygen in through your lungs and when you breath out, you expel carbon dioxide. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Respiratory (Definition)

Pertaining to the work of breathing done by the chest ...Read more