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Can masturbation affect the immune system of our body?

Can masturbation affect the immune system of our body?

That's silly: Please forgive my frankness. The immune system is enormously complex, and anyone wishing to publish a junk paper can demonstrate that something impacts some immune cell in culture. Worthless remedies are promoted as "strengthening the immune system." and there is no empirical or theoretical evidence for thinking that enjoying your body will compromise your ability to fight infections. ...Read more

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Circulatory Disorders (Definition)

Circulatory disorders is a term for any disease that affects veins or arteries ...Read more


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How does the skeletal system affect the circulatory system?

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

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Which body system controls our coordination?

Which body system controls our coordination?

Nervous system: The central nervous system controls our coordination. Specifically, the cerebellum makes sure all of our motion is smooth and graceful. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system support homeostasis in the body?

How does the digestive system support homeostasis in the body?

It Doesn't: You do by what you eat and drink. You don't eat food you starve to death You don't drink water you die of dehydration. ...Read more

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How is the human body a system?

How is the human body a system?

It's a system: ..because in integrates and manages all the subsets of systems that maintain your physical health. None of your vital organs could work properly if they weren't organized and able to communicate with with all of the others. Interesting question tho. Hope this helps. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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If the immune system can aggressively attack and kill all peripheral nerves could the human body function with just the central nervous system?

If the immune system can aggressively attack and kill all peripheral nerves could the human body function with just the central nervous system?

No: The central nervous system relates to the brain and spinal cord. To reach the targets (skin, muscles, blood vessels, etc) you need the peripheral nervous system. You would be paralyzed and die without it. ...Read more

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

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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If the immune system mediated an aggressive attack on the whole peripheral nervous system and killed the entire nerves of the body are you paralyzed?

If the immune system mediated an aggressive attack on the whole peripheral nervous system and killed the entire nerves of the body are you paralyzed?

Neuropathy: Interesting question, autoimmune neurological peripheral disorders can be aggressive and progress fast but usually start with tingling and loss of sensation before paralysis. Are you asking about a specific disorder or a hypothetical question? ...Read more

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Which body system is needed to help the immune system function?

Many systems : The immune system functions well if the body is in good health. If there is protein loss in the urine or through the stools then the immune system can suffer. If there is chronic anemia causing fatigue then the immune system can suffer. If there is significant congestive heart failure of untreated thyroid disease then overall health is at risk and the immune system can suffer. ...Read more

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How does the immune system affect the respiratory system?

Immunity: It protects us and can also be a major player in the inflammatory pathway or autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Are heat shock proteins part of the nervous, endocrine, or immune system?

Are heat shock proteins part of the nervous, endocrine, or immune system?

All: Hello Edward, Heat Schock Proteins could be viewed as being a part of all these systems. These proteins are primarily upregulated in response to stress and affect numerous other proteins which could potentially be part of any system in the body. ...Read more

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How can the human body prevent blood clotting in the normal vascular system?

How can the human body prevent blood clotting in the normal vascular system?

Blood thinner: Shouldn't have to do anything. Why? Blood thinners (anticoagulants) are the most common drugs used to prevent clotting. It depends, though, on the risk and individual circumstances. ...Read more

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What organs compose the cardiovascular system?

The heart: And the blood vessels that come to and go from it. That's it though. However, the lungs have a critical interaction with the heart because they sit (in blood flow) between the right and left heart. Furthermore, the kidneys have an important interaction because they secrete chemicals that alter blood flow, blood pressure and heart squeeze. ...Read more