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Final guide for health
Terms in this set (75)
Well- Being of Body and mind and your relationships with other people.
Quality of Life
overall satisfaction that one gets from life.
3 characteristics of a healthy human
1. Physical Health
2. Mental health
3. Social health
Getting yourself mentally ready for what you are about to do.
78 years old
Personality structure that helps deal with problems such as stress.
Body Tries to recover from the alarm of the first stage
Stress that is bad for you
Stress that is good for you
When the mind tells the body you are ill
Shortness or a loss of breath. Disease
Rush, Body is enhanced physically. Gives you a burst of energy
High Blood Pressure
Force of blood against your artery walls. Can cause heart disease.
An open sore on an external or internal surface of the body. Caused by a break in the skin that fails to heal.
Passed on genes from parents to kids.
Someone who wants everything to be perfect
Type A personality
rushed, competitive, high standards
Type B personality
calm, less competitive, less stressed
High blood pressure that is consistently higher than normal
Table salt and increases blood pressure.
Regulates your heartbeat
A Blood filled weak spot that balloons out from wall of an artery
Loss or blood flow to the brain
High- density lipoprotein -bad
Low density lipoprotein - good
Type 1 Diabetes
Most severe type: body's immune system attacks the pancreas. Can't produce insulin
Force with which blood pushes against the walls of the blood vessels. Silent killer
Where arteries lose their elasticity and become stiff; hardening of arteries.
Average blood Pressure that's good.
First and higher blood pressure number
Second and lower blood pressure number
Heart twitches in an uncoordinated fashion
High blood pressure
Chest pain when flow of oxygen to the heart is reduced
Occurs when tissue in the heart is prevented from receiving it normal blood supply
Heart stops beating or beats ineffectively
What to do when a person is coughing while choking?
Encourage them to keep coughing
Repairs tissues, protects against heart disease and decreases bad cholesterol.
a class of nutrient including starches and sugars
sugar) major provider of energy for your body
One pound of body fat equals?
basal metabolic rate
necessary to maintain body heat, store and use vitamins
H2O needed to live
Most important meal of the day
a condition in which a persons nutrient consumption is inadequate or unbalanced.
The chemical process by which your body breaks down food to release energy
The amount of energy released when nutrients are burned
source of energy, aid in growth and repair of body's tissues
A requirement when going on a diet.
Containing nutrition with four servings of vegetables and three servings of fruit.
Produced in the pancreas and regulates amount of glucose in the blood stream.
Eating binges followed by purging
Serious eating disorder where a person refuses to eat
Binge eating disorder
Don't eat for a certain amount of time and when you eat you eat a lot
A follower of trends, sales pitch
Sales pitch through famous people.
Drug that calms the nervous system
Blood alcohol concentration
internal organ responsible for the breakdown of alcohol
Less gets you more drunk
a condition where more alcohol is required for intoxication to happen.
The ability to say no
Increases activity in the body
Any effects of a medication other than the desired ones.
Stimulants found in tobacco
Used to kill insects can be found in some drugs
A weak and rapid pulse is a symptom of this.
For CPR to be effective:
Lay them flat on their back. Pump heart correctly.
Check the scene
Make sure to first watch your own safety and call 911.
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