Circulatory And Immune System Essay

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Vaccines and the Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems
Yekaterina Fedorova
Community College of Aurora

Vaccines and the Circulatory, Lymphatic, and Immune Systems Homeostasis is the continual process in the body which balances the different body systems to create a favorable internal environment. Three systems in the body, namely, the circulatory (blood), lymphatic, and immune systems work separately to maintain the optimum environment for the body. Vaccines for children have been a major source of controversy over time. Vaccines are meant to provide the necessary immunities against certain diseases. However, as many ask; is it necessary to have your child vaccinated? The circulatory, lymphatic and immune systems are very important to one’s body. The circulatory or blood system is responsible for transporting oxygen, carbon dioxide, cells and other chemical substances such as nutrients and salts. The blood system also protects the body from infections and from loss of blood by act of clotting (Storad, 2005). The system also regulates the fluid and electrolyte balance, body temperature and the acid-base balance.
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The lymphatic system through its components, such as lymph, lymph nodes and lymph vessels is used to defend the body against diseases and infections, and to transfer lymph between the blood streams and tissues (Gold, 2004). Lastly, the immune system is responsible for protecting the body against diseases through the immune response. The immune system comprises of complex levels of protection for the body including the blood and lymph
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