• Hypertension
    also be secondary to an underlying condition. When a person has hypertension it interrupts the body’s homeostasis. Homeostasis is the bodies “happy” place when the body’s condition is normal and functioning properly. Hypertension affects many different organs and systems because blood flows through...
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    hypertension can cause damage to your eyes by causing nerve damage and fluid build up under the retina. Can also cause damage to the arteries causing aneurysm, damage to your heart overtime causing heart failure, damage to your brain possibly causing dementia, stroke and mild cognitive impartment. Can...
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  • Hypertension
    Hypertension Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is when the force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough to possibly cause health problems. Hypertension is a result of homeostatic imbalance; the imbalance can be cause by internal or external factors, in the cardiovascular...
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  • A & P Writing 1 Hypertension and Diabetes
    external stressors also affect homeostasis, which in turns causes Hypertension. The organ systems that it involves are the cardiovascular system, nervous system, and the digestive system. Hypertension is a serious disease that affects the eyes, kidneys, brain and the aorta. One of the most important...
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  • Homeostatic Balances
    Unit 1 Assignment 1: Homeostatic Balances Homeostasis is maintaining an Internal Balance. If we fail to maintain an internal balance every system inside of our body will be disrupted. Hypertension To explain to a 65 year old man with an 8th grade education, that he has hypertension, I would...
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  • hypertension
    medical attention as soon as possible to get this under control. I know you may be wondering what exactly causes you to be diagnosed with Hypertension. There’s something called Homeostasis; which provides relative stability of the internal environment. This basically means that it makes sure...
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  • hypertension and diabetes
     Ashlee Shields Unit 1 Assignment 1: Homeostasis Imbalances GE 258 ITT Technical Institute-Youngstown March 22, 2014 April 5, 2014 Explaining hypertension to a 63 year old male that has only completed the eighth grade you want to make sure that you can...
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  • Individual Assignment on Research Methodology
    , obesity involves an inbalance of the caloric intake to energy expenditure, meaning that more calories are consumed than are burned, which causes weight gain. But obesity is more than a simple equation of weight and height; it’s also a complex health issue involving genetics, hormones, culture and...
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  • Homeostatic Balances
    . High blood pressure (hypertension) which is what you have is when the reading is at least 140/90 or higher. One negative feedback system that helps regulate in blood pressure with negative feedback system is when the heart beats faster or harder, blood pressure increases. If a stimulus causes blood...
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  • Changes
    and blood vessels. The heart rate then decreases and blood vessels widen thus reducing blood pressure and returning to homeostasis (Jenkins, Kemnitz, & tortora 2010, p.11) Hypertension is one of the most common disorders affecting the heart. It is a major cause of stroke, heart failure and...
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  • Homeostasis and Cardiovascular System
    cause homeostatic imbalance is atherosclerosis. This condition blocks the artery and therefore leads to hypertension (homeostatic imbalance)10. The blockage of the artery is caused by damage to the tunica intima, this allows lumps of fatty substances such as lipids, cholesterol and LDLs to accumulate...
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  • Age-Related Changes that Occur in the Cardiovascular System
    . The residents that I am going to be addressing are healthy, active and mentally alert senior who want to learn more about health conditions that are affecting their age group in general and are of major concern. Slide 2 Homeostasis is the equilibrium of the body. Homeostasis is maintained...
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  • Homeostatic Imbalances
    kidney glomerulus and spilling into the urine, pulling water out with it - this happens as levels get to 300 and above. This is why diabetes causes the symptoms of thirst, excessive urination, blurry vision, and foggy thinking. If our body is unable to maintain homeostasis, it will eventually cause...
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  • Hypertension
    hypertension. For instance your brain can send out catecholamines, which are hormones, like adrenaline. This causes your heart to pump harder and your arteries to constrict. Normally this is more of an adaptive mechanism. If you lose blood you want the catecholamines’ help to maintain your blood pressure...
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  • Homeostatic Imbalances. Hypertension and Diabetes
    cause the body to become insensitive to these chemicals. Finally, the malfunction of homeostasis is the cause of the type of diabetes that you are suffering from. But don’t be scared because you are very young and strong. It is important that you know and understand everything about your disease in...
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  • Job Stress
    desires and for which the outcome is perceived to be both uncertain and important (Cooper et. al. 2002). Stress has been a focus of study in medical science where it has been defined as a perturbation of the body's homeostasis. This demand on mind-body occurs when it tries to cope with incessant...
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  • Hypertension
    Hypertension (63 yr old) Hypertension or high blood pressure is a common disorder when blood pressure remains abnormally high 140/90 or greater for a period of time and doesn’t go down. Seniors with high blood pressure, a single specific cause is not known. Factors that can raise blood pressure...
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  • Homeostatic Imbalances
    . Arrhythmias may also occur during dialysis. It too causes an imbalance of electrolytes or changes in acid-base homeostasis. Severe cramping, muscle spasms, and low blood pressure are some complications experienced from dialysis. This happens because of the removal of increased volume of fluids. Net...
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  • Heart & Arteries
    maintain homeostasis. The importance of homeostasis is to maintain a steady equilibrium by adjusting its physiological process (Dictionary, 2011). There are a numerous amount of health complications that go hand in hand with having too high of blood pressure, or hypertension. Three of the main health...
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  • homeostatis imbalances
    the hypertension because these problems continue to happen and has cause the system to malfunction. The homeostatic imbalanced of the endocrine system is done when the checks and balances of the proper rise and fall of the amount of insulin and glucagon in the blood and tissues of the body is...
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