HEALTH CHP 8 LSN 1

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HEALTH CHP 8 LSN 1
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  1. T/F
    The stress of competition motivates a teen to practice every day.
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  2. Examples of Biological stressors
    • illnesses
    • disabilities
    • injuries
  3. Examples of
    Environmental stressors
    • poverty
    • pollution
    • crowding
    • noise
    • natural disasters
  4. Examples of
    Cognitive or thinking stressors
    • How you perceive a situation
    • or how it affects you and your world
  5. Examples of
    Personal behavior stressors
    • Negative reactions to
    • tobacco, alcohol, or drugs
    • or lack of physical activity
  6. Examples of
    Life situation stressors
    • Death of a pet
    • Separation/divorce of parents
    • peer problems
  7. What are the 3 stages of the body's stress response.
    • 1. alarm
    • 2. resistance
    • 3. fatigue
  8. What is the "fight" or "flight" response.
    Your body prepares to defend itself or flee from a threat.
  9. What is physical fatigue?
    Muscles are over worked
  10. What is Psychological fatigue?
    • Results from:
    • constant worry,
    • overwork,
    • depression,
    • boredom,
    • isolation, or being overwhelmed
  11. What is pathological fatigue?
    • Overworking your body's defenses against disease.
    • Examples:
    • flu (prolonged illness),
    • being overweight,
    • poor nutrition
  12. What are the physical effects of stress on your health?
    • headache
    • asthma
    • high blood pressure
    • weakened immune system
  13. What are the mental/emotional/social effects of stress on your health?
    • difficulty concentrating
    • mood swings
    • risks of substance/drug abuse
  14. Ways to take control of chronic stress.
    • Get physical activity,
    • Look for support from friends and family,
    • Get a hobby that relaxes you,
    • Avoid using tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs.

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