the flow of blood from vessels in warm body to core to vessels just under the skin. Sweat releases heat as evaporation of water cools skin and blood, then returns cooler blood to core of body.
Collection of nerve cells within the hypothalamus, stimulates desire to drink fluids in response to increased concentration of sodium in blood or decrease in blood pressure.
Detects change and stimulates hormone that signals kidney to reduce urine flow and return water to blood stream.
By-product of the body's breakdown of fat, carbohydrates and protein. Contribute to 10-14% of the body's needs.
Potentially fatal response to high temperature, characterized by failure of body's heat regulating mechanism.
Low blood sodium: continued thirst even with fluid intake, nausea, HA, inability to concentrate, confusion. Causes kidney to retain to much water.
Symptoms of heat stroke
Rapid pulse, deep breathing, hot dry skin, high temperature, loss of consciousness, apply ice packs to axilla and groin, spray cold water on body.
Alcohol is transported to
liver, where it is metabolized and released into blood stream and excreted in urine, exhalation and sweat.
Alcohol that is combined with --- may delay gastric empty and intestinal absorption of alcohol
Fat, Protein and Fiber
Moderate alcohol consumption is linked to
Improved HDL lipids, reduced blood clots, appetite stimulation in elderly, lower risk of cognitive impairment and dementia.
Risks of alcohol consumption
Breast cancer, hypertension, obesity, reduced absorption of Thiamin Folate and B6, interacts with medications
Alcohol consumption that overwhelms the livers ability to detoxify the blood. Depresses part of brain that regulates breathing and cardiac function.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Groups of defects found in infants who's mothers abused alcohol during pregnancy. Impaired growth, facial deformities, cognitive, emotional and physical problems
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum disorder
Umbrella term describing range of effects that can occur in a child of a women who drinks during pregnancy.
Consumption of alcohol can impair judgement, fine motor skills, coordination when the BAC level reaches