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Additional strategies for coping with stressare linked below:The Single Most Important Thing You CanDo for StressStress Management10 Tips to Manage StressBelow is a link to a video on stress:How to Reduce Stress and AnxietyTo hear the world’s most relaxing sound(according to research), click on the linkbelow:World's Most Relaxing SoundAssess Your Stress LevelAre you more or less stressed than yourpeers? The website linked below contains astress test. On the website, scroll down tothe “Quiz: Are You Stressed?”How Stressed Are You?Below is a link to the Lab for this chapter onstress. Please be certain to get a PDF ofyour results and submit it in D2L:Lab for Chapter on Stress
Stress5Terminology Checklist:Stress- the body’s physical, mental, and emotional response to aparticular stimulusStressor- Something that causes stressEustress- Good StressDistress- Bad stressAdrenalin- a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands, especially inconditions of stress, increasing rates of blood circulation and breathing
Stress6Test Your Knowledge1.The stage of stress where the stressor can cause death or health problemsa.Alarmb.Resistancec.Exhaustiond.Relapse2.Which of the following does not occur when the body first encounters stressa.Heart rate increaseb.Breathing increasec.Increased sweatingd.Faster digestion3.What hormone is most likely to be released when stress is encountereda.Testosteroneb.Adrenalinec.Estrogend.Leptin4.The immune system becomes stronger when a stress is first encountersa.Trueb.False5.Stress can cause all of the following excepta.Headachesb.Insomniac.Muscle crampsd.Upset stomach6.Stress can lead to some mental concernsa.Trueb.FalseAnswers: 1.C, 2.D, 3.B, 4.A, 5.C, 6.A
1Jellum | CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASECardiovascular DiseaseBy Lisa JellumObjectives:Define cardiovascular diseaseIdentify the types of cardiovascular diseaseIdentify risk factors that predispose for heart disease and strokeAssess personal risk of Cardiovascular DiseaseWhat Is CardiovascularDisease?Cardiovascular disease (CVD) generallyrefers to conditions that involve narrowedor blocked blood vessels. The term is oftenused interchangeably with heart disease.However, heart disease is just one type ofcardiovascular disease. Other types of CVDincludestroke, high blood pressure, angina(chest pain), and rheumatic heart disease.This chapter will focus on heart disease andstrokes.Heart DiseaseHeart disease is a disorder of the bloodvessels that can lead to heart failure. Thisdisorder can be congenital and/or the resultof lifestyle. Most people associate heartdisease with heart attacks. A heart attack,also known as amyocardial infarction,happens when an artery becomes blocked,preventing oxygen and nutrients fromgetting to the heart. When a person isexperiencing a heart attack, they will havecrushing chest pains, profound shortness ofbreath, left arm pain, radiating jaw pain ormiddle back pain. These signs andsymptoms indicate that a person shouldseek immediate medical assistance.

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