Health Final Journal Cover - Samarth Shah - 12/17/18 (Unit 1 (Differences…
Health Final Journal Cover - Samarth Shah - 12/17/18
Differences between bacteria and viruses
Physical and chemical barriers: skin, tears, mucus, cilia, stomach acid, urine flow, 'friendly' bacteria and white blood cells called neutrophils.
Aerobic/Anaerobic exercise: Aerobic exercise stimulates the heart rate and breathing rate to increase in a way that can be sustained for the exercise session. In contrast, anaerobic ("without oxygen") exercise is activity that causes you to be quickly out of breath, like sprinting or lifting a heavy weight.
Components of fitness:
Cardiorespiratory system: how well your lungs and body work together; running
Muscular endurance: how long your muscles can hold up for => sit-ups
Muscular strength: amount of force a muscle can produce; benchpress
Flexibility: how well your muscles can perform a certain range of motion; sit and reach
Body composition: is the amount of fat mass compared to lean muscle mass, bone and organs; body fat percentage
Warning signs of suicide: Depression, talking about suicide, not getting enough sleep.
Stress: Stress is your body's way of responding to any kind of demand or threat.
Resiliency: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties
Depressant, stimulants, hallucinogens, narcotics
Stimulants: Elevate your mood by producing euphoria
Depressants: Slow activity of central nervous system
Hallucinogens: Causes hallucinations(exaggerated sensations)
Narcotics: Cause loss of feeling(painkiller)
Pathological: involving, caused by, or of the nature of a physical or mental disease.
Psychological: having a mental rather than a physical cause.
Miscarriage, Stillbirth, STDs, STIs
Miscarriage: the expulsion of a fetus fro
m the womb before it is able to survive independently, especially spontaneously or as the result of accident.
Stillbirth: the birth of an infant that has died in the womb.
STDs: Sexually transmitted diseases
STIs: Sexually transmitted infections
Types of STIs: Chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, syphilis, HPV
Chlamydia: A common sexually transmitted infection that may not cause symptoms.
Genital herpes: A common sexually transmitted infection marked by genital pain and sores.
Gonorrhea: A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if untreated, may cause infertility.
Trichomoniasis: A sexually transmitted infection caused by a parasite.
Syphilis: A bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact that starts as a painless sore.
HPV: An infection that causes warts in various parts of the body, depending on the strain.