By: Emily,Kenzie,Danielle,and Susan
How other body systems affect the respiratory system
How do other body systems effect this respiratory system
How does the respiratory system affect other systems
The circulatory system affects this system because when the lungs pick up oxygen it is taken by the blood stream and also taken around the entire body. The nervous system affects this system because nerve impulses are sent to the respiratory center from receptors in the lungs.
Disease of the Respiratory system
You could get Bronchitis, a common cold, damaging your alveoli, and making it hard to breathe,bronchitis affects this system because the bronchi allows air to flow through your body. The bronchi can get inflamed making it harder to breath. Lung cancer affects the respiratory system because it could decrease air exchange. Asthma also is a disease in the respiratory system because of coughing.
Blood in the lungs and blood in the blood vessels
- A cough that produces more than a few teaspoons of blood
- Blood in your urine or stools
- Chest pain
- Severe shortness of breth