02.00 FRQ Practice.docx - Priscila Chavez 02.00 FRQ Practice 1 Randy has been experiencing several disturbing symptoms over the last year including

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Priscila Chavez 09/24/2020 02.00 FRQ Practice 1. Randy has been experiencing several disturbing symptoms over the last year including: muscle weakness, slow reaction time, visual perception issues, seizures, hearing loss, weight gain, a general sense of pain, and delusions. A. Explain why his doctors might be concerned with the following when making their diagnosis: Neurotransmitters Hormones Myelin sheath Occipital lobe Temporal lobe B. Describe how each of the following brain scanning techniques would aid the doctors in making their diagnosis of these symptoms: Pet scan fMRI EEG A: Explain why his doctors might be concerned with the following when making their diagnosis. Neurotransmitters: Neurotransmitters helps to enhance or inhibit our everyday actions. Randy’s neurotransmitters cause a concern for doctors because he could be experiencing muscle weakness from acetylcholine problems. Since he is going through a sense of pain, he might not be producing enough endorphins that can help him with the pain.

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