Health 4 - Exam #3 Study GuideChapters 10-14 Stress -312...

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Exam #3 Study Guide—Chapters 10-14 Stress -312 the collective physiological and emotional responses to any stimulus that disturbs an individual’s homeostasis Stress response- 312 the physiological changes associated with stress Personality and CVD- 315 Characteristics of hardy personality- 315 Hardy = committed to activities, sense of inner purpose, inner locus of control View stressors as challenges and opportunities for growth Stress and compulsive exercise- 321 Stress and exercise- 320 Depression and suicide- 330 Stressor- 312 any physical or psychological event or condition that produces stress Personality types- characteristics- 315 o Type A = ultracompetitive, controlling, impatient, aggressive, hostile Easily upset; react explosively to stressors o Type B = relaxed, contemplative, tolerant of others React more calmly to stressors o Type C = difficulty expressing emotions, anger suppression, feelings of hopelessness and despair Exaggerated stress response o Hardy = committed to activities, sense of inner purpose, inner locus of control View stressors as challenges and opportunities for growth Fight or Flight reaction- 313 Physical Response to Stressors Strategies for reducing stress- 320 Progressive Relaxation- 326 alternating muscle tension and relaxation Leading cause of death in US- 340 Cardiovascular disease (CVD) 6 risk factors for CVD that can be changed- 340 Tobacco use and exposure to ETS High blood pressure (hypertension) Unhealthy Cholesterol Levels
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Physical inactivity Obesity Diabetes Healthy cholesterol level- 340 LDL cholesterol (mg/dl) Less than 100 Optimal 100–129 Near optimal/above optimal 130–159 Borderline high 160-189 High 190 or more Very high Total cholesterol (mg/dl) Less than 200 Desirable 200–239 Borderline high 240 or more High HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) Less than 40 Low (undesirable) 60 or more High (desirable) Atherosclerosis- 347 Arteries are narrowed by deposits of fat, cholesterol, and other substances called plaques Once narrowed by a plaque, an artery is vulnerable to blockage by blood clots Blockage in the coronary arteries (coronary heart disease) can lead to a
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