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Doctor insights on: The Effect Of Carbohydrates On The Cardiovascular System

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What are killer diseases of the cardiovascular system?

What are killer diseases of the cardiovascular system?

atherosclerosis: The most certain answer to your question is atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) which can result in heart attacks and congestive heart failure, both of which could result in death. There are also a number of inherited conditions which can result in fatal heart rhythms such as long qt syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, brugada syndrome, etc.…. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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How is the cardiovascular system affected by exercise?

How is the cardiovascular system affected by exercise?

Exercise: Exercise causes increased efficiency of body systems to facilitate higher levels of performance. ...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 is the primary purpose of the cardiovascular system?

What is the primary purpose of the cardiovascular system?

Distribute blood: The heart pumps oxygenated blood through the arteries to the organs and the veins bring the unoxygenated blood back to the heart. ...Read more

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Please describe the main purpose of the cardiovascular system?

Please describe the main purpose of the cardiovascular system?

Cv system: The cardiovascular system circulates blood and nutrient through the body and maintains the dynamic forces needed to do that. ...Read more

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What are some nutrients that keeps your cardiovascular system healthy?

Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Omega-3 fatty acids; vitamin e; magnesium; folate; fiber; heart-favorable mono- and polyunsaturated fats; phytosterols are all nutrients that are heart healthy.

Please see the below website for top 25 heart healthy food.

http://www. Webmd. Com/food-recipes/features/25-top-heart-healthy-foods. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

What are the benefits of exercise like aerobics to the cardiovascular system?

Benefits of exercise: Aerobic exercise has multiple benefits including lowering blood pressure and heart rate, but also increasing good cholesterol, hdl, and lowering serum glucose levels. Other things like increasing muscle tone and lowering body weight are also benefits. ...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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What is the importance of the cardiovascular system and fitness?

What is the importance of the cardiovascular system and fitness?

Very important: Cardiovascular system comprises of heart and blood vessels and is vital to survival of all other organs it supplies oxygen and nourishment to the whole body. ...Read more

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What is hematology, and is it related to the cardiovascular system?

What is hematology, and is it related to the cardiovascular system?

Blood disorders.: Hematology is the study of blood disorders. Most commonly treated things in this area are blood clotting disorders and blood related cancers likely leukemia. ...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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What are the effects of CHF on the cardiovascular system?

What are the effects of CHF on the cardiovascular system?

Remodeling: The answer is far more complex than 400 characters allow. Heart failure causes an overload of adrenaline-like compounds that make the heart change shape and composition, and deposit scar tissue. Meanwhile, the kidneys and the heart get their ongoing tango out of step and start miscommunicating with each other resulting in blood pressure abnormalities and other further problems. ...Read more

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How do autoimmune diseases impact the cardiovascular system?

How do autoimmune diseases impact the cardiovascular system?

Inflammation: inflammation of the vessel can cause narrowing and limit the blood flow getting through them. This can lead to problems with poor circulation. ...Read more

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Why is the cardiovascular system so important to physical fitness?

Why is the cardiovascular system so important to physical fitness?

AllFunctionEssential: Every cell in our body is dependant, (survival & function) on blood flow in a very nearby capillary for supply of o2 + nutrients & removal of co2 + wastes. The cardiovascular system, along with brain coordination of where the blood flow is preferentially sent, via control of arteriolar size/flow control to each bed of capillaries, at any given moment, is the system that enables these functions. ...Read more

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How does adrenalin/epinephrine drug affect the cardiovascular system?

How does adrenalin/epinephrine drug affect the cardiovascular system?

Raises: They will cause a rise in blood pressure by constricting blood vessels/arterioles and raises the heart rate by stimulating the beta receptor. ...Read more

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How important is the cardiovascular system important to physical fitness?

How important is the cardiovascular system important to physical fitness?

Very: It is the engine that powers the body. You cannot be fit without a good cv system. Energy, fluids, nutrients, chemistry, oxygen, etc. All delivered through this system. ...Read more

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What effect does exercise have on the cardiovascular system and the heart?

What effect does exercise have on the cardiovascular system and the heart?

Exercise: It induces more efficient muscle enzymes so that they require less relative cardiac output per unit work. It increases the condition of the respiratory muscles and also induces changes in the myocardium that allow better hemodynamic function. ...Read more

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How does the cardiovascular system and the digestive system create energy?

Hummm!! ': Cardiovascular system circulate blood through out the body. Gi system absorbs the nutrients from body for body energy and function. ...Read more

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How exactly can the digestive system interact with the cardiovascular system?

You are what you eat: You truly are what you eat. The body is constantly breaking down, repairing and rebuilding all its various structures, even down to the molecular and atomic level. Some parts come from recycling, others from what you ingest! Eating foods that cause your body stress and increase inflammation can lead to negative effects on the heart and entire cardiovascular system (visit www. Whatscookingwithdoc. Com). ...Read more

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How does having a fever and dehydration affect a person's cardiovascular system?

How does having a fever and dehydration affect a person's cardiovascular system?

Fever: Fever and mild dehydration can cause an increase in heart rate to maintain cardiac output. Severe dehydration and fever can eventually overwhelm the ability of the body to maintain adequate cardiac output, resulting in low blood pressure, otherwise known as decompensated shock. ...Read more

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How does atherosclerosis affect the function and structure of the cardiovascular system?

How does atherosclerosis affect the function and structure of the cardiovascular system?

Target organ damage: Blockage of blood vessels feeding different organs will compromise function of those organs, hence heart attacks, strokes, dementia, kidney damage, gangrene, etc., may all derive from atherosclerotic obstruction of vital blood flow to those tissues. ...Read more

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Is there a good patient resource to learn about the anatomy of the cardiovascular system?

Is there a good patient resource to learn about the anatomy of the cardiovascular system?

Internet, of course: Google image search yields a plethora of material and is a good place to start, but possibly more important is to specifically target which parts of the system are of greatest interest and then learn about function and physiology. ...Read more

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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


Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more