How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

71 terms

Health Final Review Sheet

STUDY
PLAY
Heredity
traits passed biologically form parent to child
Emphysema
Disorder in which air sacs in lungs can no longer function
Extrovert
Outgoing, talkative and social
Introvert
Shy, quiet and preserved
Amygdala
The emotional center of the brain is partly response for your gut and your situations
Ulcer
Excess Acid in the Stomach
Heroin
illegal opiate made from morphine and is highly addictive
Bullivia
People go on uncontrollable eating binges
Schizophrenia
Severe disturbances in thinking, mood, awareness and behavior, split-mind
Phobia
anxiety related to specific situation or object
Stimulant
drug that increases the activity of the central nervous system
Mainstream smoke
smoke that's exhaled from a smoker's lungs
Side stream Smoke
Smoke that goes indirectly from the cigarette
Cirrhosis
Alcohol interferes with the liver's ability to breakdown fats
Detoxification
involves removing alcohol from a person's body
Health
The overall well-being of your mid, body and relationships with other people
Depressant
a drug that slows brain and body functions
Nicotine
Chemical in tobacco plants that is very addictive
Testosterone
Sex hormone produced in boy's testis
Frontal Cortex
thinking region of the brain which plays an important role in judgement
Puberty
period of sexual development when a person is sexually mature and are able to reproduce
Estrogen
produced in the girl's ovary
LSD
Strongest known hallucinogen known as acid
Adrenal Gland
This gland releases adrenaline which triggers the body to such sudden stress
Parathyroid Gland
Regulate the level of calcium and phosphorous in the body
Hypothalamus Gland
This gland controls body temperatures and sleep hunger
Pituitary Gland
Gland controls growth reproduction and metabolism
Pancreas
controls levels of sugar in body
Corpus Collosum
Part of the brain that is responsible for creativity and problem solving
Osteoporosis
...
psychiatrist
physician who can diagnose and treat medical disorders
Thymus
The thymus gland helps aiding the immune system
Rohypnol
roofies, rape drugs
PCP
angel dust
Methamphetamine
also called "crank", crystal or ice usually become paranoid or psychotic
Factors of buying a product
Safety cost and warranty
Legal limit for DWI
0.08
Examples of impulse control disorder
Gambling and shopping
Advertisements of Tobacco
have been banned for 30 yrs
Poorest quality of tobacco leaves
Chewing tobacco
Factors in Blood Alcohol Concentration(BAC)
Rate of consumption, gender, body size and amount of food in stomach
Functions of Testis
testosterone and sperm
Temperature of Testis
is lower than body temperature
Hormones are produced
by the endocrine gland
Consumable products
Products that are purchased over and over again
Conscientious
How responsible and self discipline is being
Create + nurture
when you are older
Friends as important influence
On your personality from childhood through teen years
Secondhand smoke
does not have long-term effects on health.
Cigar/ pipe tobacco
contains more nicotine than cigarette tobacco
Searching for identity
occurs during teen years
Crack
the strongest form of cocaine
Inhalants
are considered of household products
During adolescence
a teen's self esteem is low
Canabissatia
a hem plant that produces marijuana and ashes
Adrenaline
a substance released in your blood that causes faster heartbeat and faster heart-rate
90% of oral cancers
occur in people that have used tobacco
Alcohol
involved in about 40% of fatal motor vehicle crashes
Criminal offense
to sell alcohol to a minor
Lung cancer
the leading cause for cancer death in men and women
Child-care
one of the issues that a couple needs to be considered before having one
Emotional part of adolescence brain
more active than the same region in the adult brain
Sex hormone
control the change that occur in puberty
Growth spurts
Girl tend to have it more earlier than boys
Marijuana
can act as an depressant, stimulant and hallucinogen
Hallucinogens
are considered illegal and not prescribed by doctors
Phencyclidine
also called angel dust
Marijuana
considered a gateway drug
Bipolar disorder
is called a manic depressive disorder
Why do people get married?
1) Social
2) Cultural
3) Country
4) Money
Keys to a successful marriage
1) attraction
2) love
3) commitment
4) Communication