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1 Running head: WEEK ONE DISCUSSION A&P Christy Reece South University September 29, 2018 Anatomy and Physiology 1 Dr. Kennedy
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2 Running head: WEEK ONE DISCUSSION A&P Homeostasis is the process when cells meet with each other to maintain the bodies internal operations. T he body is in homeostasis when all of its needs are met and its functioning properly. Every organ in the body contributes to homeostasis. A few mechanisms that maintain homeostasis are: blood sugars, temperature, respiratory rate, and blood pressure. Homeostasis is the body working to try and maintain a constant and balanced internal environment. This requires constant monitoring and adjusting as conditions can\ and do change. When these systems do not function appropriately the body is not functioning properly or to the fullest. Two examples of what happens when these systems do not function properly: 1) A person with elevated blood pressure or hypertension. A person with elevated blood
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