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What System Does The Thyroid Belong To
Brains to Bones: Endocrine glands secrete hormones into the bloodstream which direct the activity of other glands and organs. Few examples: part of the pancreas makes Insulin to help glucose fuel all the cells in the body; hypothalamus makes hormones directing the pituitary which directs ovaries, testes, thyroid, adrenals, etc. Pth from parathyroid glands maintains bone/blood calcium among other things. ...Read more
BALT: The respiratory system (lungs) has parts of the immune system in it. It is called balt-bronchial associated lymphoid tissue. There are also cells in the lining of the lung that "sample" the air for virus, bacteria, etc. These cells communicate with the immune system to eventually make antibodies that can then circulate within the body to protect from infections. ...Read more
WebMD: See webmd for a thorough discussion. Not enough room in this forum. ...Read more
What's the best thing you can do to boost your immune system . I have hypothyroidism and allergies does that mean that my immune is system is low ?
Sort of: Many people are looking for some "magic pill" to "boost their immune system". There is no such pill. However, there is a way to boost your immune system, live a healthy lifestyle. Proper diet, proper sleep- wake cycles, healthy environment, proper exercise are the foundation of good health and good immune health. Any problems with your thyroid gland will affect your immune system health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trouble for heart: Angina is an uncomfortable sensation from heart muscle suffering from lack of circulation - essentially acute oxygen deprivation. If this deprivation is not corrected, then a heart attack, with permanent heart muscle damage, can follow. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Innate immune system: The innate immune system recognizes patterns so as to respond quickly to challenge. Coding for pattern recognition is hard wired into our DNA, thought to be through selective pressures through time (e.g., if unable to identify a threat such as a lethal virus, extinction could occur, leaving individuals with the ability to respond, the ability to survive). ...Read more
Spleen & LNs: Spleen and lymph nodes. Fights infection and removes senescent blood cells. ...Read more
Makes it go nuts: A hapten is molecule that is too small on its own to be recognized by the immune system, but attaches to larger molecules, such as proteins, making them trigger substantial immune reactions. Common with allergic contact dermatitis seen with plants (poison ivy: urushiol), metals (nickel, chromium), and other chemicals. Also occurs with drug allergy (penicillin: the major determinant). ...Read more
What does nutropin (human growth hormone) do to the body? (interaction with the body) what is it creating in your body when you add it? Metabolic pathway?
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
Cardiovascular syste: The musculoskeletal system can not work without the cardiovascular system. The CV system supplies the energy substrate for the musculoskeletal system to work. ...Read more
What to do if i read that the immune system can rid the body of HPV on its own, how long does that take?
Serotonin is a: neurotransmitter for communication of nerve cells throughout the body especially in the brain and gut. Serotonin can affect mood, social behavior, appetite and digestion, sleep, memory and sexual desire and function. It affects mood balance. It apprears to be involved in anxiety and depression. ...Read more
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