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Unformatted text preview: thinner because of the dryer surroundings. The cilia lining is not as successful either because people are more likely to have dry mouths during a dry season. These barriers are more efficient during the rainy season. 2. Even though inflammation can be an uncomfortable side effect of recovery, inflammation is essential to the immune system’s response to tissue damage. Because some medications reduce inflammation, they are interfering with the body’s natural process to relieve the body of tissue damage. Interfering with the immune system’s response slows the body’s reaction to the injury or infection, impeding the immune function. There are side effects, such as inflammation, of hosts’ defenses, and the immune system would be more effective if medications did not try to relieve these necessary side effects....
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This document was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course BIO 117 at Rollins.
- Fall '11