The urinary system sustains homeostasis by eliminating wastes from the body, regulating blood acidity levels and controlling the levels of metabolites and electrolytes in the blood, such as sodium, potassium and calcium.... More »

The lymphatic system works in conjunction with the blood and immune systems to maintain homeostasis, which is a healthy and steady state, in the body. The lymphatic system helps maintain this by draining out toxins, defe... More »

The nervous system maintains homeostasis by sending electrochemical signals throughout the body, coordinating and executing both the voluntary and involuntary processes that maintain homeostasis, according to Penn Medici... More »

The respiratory system helps maintain homeostasis by regulating the intake of air into the body and by removing carbon dioxide from the blood, which in turn assists the circulatory system's function and many other operat... More »

Foods that are low in sodium and high in magnesium, calcium or potassium such as white beans, plain fat-free yogurt, sweet potatoes, bananas, and broccoli are best for reducing and managing blood pressure levels, accordi... More »

Sometimes condensed into less than seven functions, the human urinary system acts to remove the waste products of urea and uric acid, regulate electrolytes, regulate the pH of blood, control blood volume, maintain blood ... More »

The immune system maintains homeostasis by preventing pathogens from disrupting the body's normal functioning. It achieves this in various ways, including adaptive immunity when the body encounters a new pathogen, innate... More »