Outline Week 10, Lecture 2 [F'07]

Outline Week 10, Lecture 2 [F'07] - HHS 231 Fall 2008...

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HHS 231 Fall 2008 Outline for Week 10, Lecture 2 Maintaining a Lifetime of Wellness Lifestyle Risk Factors “Questionable” lifestyle habits Smoking Increases LDL , decreases HDL , & increases BP Causes blood platelets to… become sticky Damages… endothelial lining of blood vessels Alcohol use Increases… circulating blood lipid levels High Stress Can result in… high blood pressure Alcohol Responsible Drinking Behavior Examine your attitudes and behavior Drink moderately and responsibly – write down your favorite examples! Eat before drinking Know your limits Use designated drivers Encourage responsible drinking in others – write down your favorite examples! DRINKING GAMES (not really) STRESS!!! Common Sources of Stress include… 1. Major life changes Moving away from home Establishing new friends 2. Daily hassles… what is important to understand about these? Letting the little things get to you 3. College stressors Academic stressors… HHS 231 Financial concerns 4. Internal stressors
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Pressures we place on ourselves 5. Interpersonal and social stressors
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Outline Week 10, Lecture 2 [F'07] - HHS 231 Fall 2008...

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