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Why is the cardiovascular system important?

Why is the cardiovascular system important?

CV system: If the cardiovascular system doesn't work, you're dead. I guess that makes it sort of important. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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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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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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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 the principle functions of the cardiovascular system?

What is the principle functions of the cardiovascular system?

Pump and deliver: The heart will pump blood into the vessels which carries oxygen and nutrition to organs and bring back waste to be cleared by lungs, liver and kidneys. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between the cardiovascular and immune system?

What is the relationship between the cardiovascular and immune system?

Relationships: All the body systems are interrelated and interdependent. No system works without the CV system supplying it with blood. The immune system works to protect the other systems from infectious interference. Sometimes when the immune system malfunctions it can cause inflammation which interferes with heart function. ...Read more

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What is the function of the nervous system with alzheimer's disease?

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What is the function of the nervous system with alzheimer's disease?

Everything: It is all about the nervous system in alzheimer's disease. The main defect is the development of plaque around neurons in the brain and the failure of normal neurotransmission. The nerve cells in the brain fail to communicate and transmit properly. ...Read more

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What is the lymphatic system?

What is the lymphatic system?

Infection Defense: The lymph system is the part of the immune system comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph unidirectionally toward the heart. Lymphoid tissue is found in many organs, particularly the lymph nodes, and in the lymphoid follicles associated with the digestive system such as the tonsils. It is part of your body's infection fighting system. ...Read more

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What relationship exists between cardiovascular diseases and the circulatory system? Is it just clogging of the arteries?

What relationship exists between cardiovascular diseases and the circulatory system?  Is it just clogging of the arteries?

No: High blood pressure can also cause the heart to work harder and result in hypertrophy (ballooning) of the heart muscle. High blood pressure is not always the result of clogging of the arteries. It can also be caused by too much fluid volume due to salt intake and by stress. ...Read more

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What is a noninfectiousediseases of the nervous system?

What is a noninfectiousediseases of the nervous system?

A huge category: Most neurological diseases are not infectious, such as stroke, MS, Alzheimer's, Parkinsons, etc. The infections include viruses, bacteria, fungi, tuberculosis, parasites. ...Read more

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Why is the vascular system important?

Why is the vascular system important?

Vascular system: Supplies blood to body and no organ can survive without blood flow ...Read more

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What is the function of lymphatic system and its part?

What is the function of lymphatic system and its part?

Immunity!: Lymphatic system is a part of the immune system. It includes lymphoid system. Tonsils, thymus, spleen and bone marrow are included in it! ...Read more

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What is important to improve the health of the immune system?

What is important to improve the health of the immune system?

Why?: The average layperson is woefully clueless about how incredibly complex and finely tuned our immune systems are. Please repost your question with an explanation of why you think the health of your immune system NEEDS improving. Are you HIV-positive or have some inherited form of immune deficiency? If not, you're probably better off finding something else to worry about. ...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 happening to the nervous system in Parkinson's disease?

What is happening to the nervous system in Parkinson's disease?

Degenerative: It is thought that cells containing dopamine are slowly and steadily deteriorating, and as a consequence, symptoms of shaking, poor gait, even memory loss become apparent. It is also felt that the disorder presents pathologically in the brainstem first affecting the dorsal vagus and locus ceruleum early and later affects the basal ganglia. Deposition of Lewy Bodies becomes apparent within cells. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Steinmuller
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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