Hypertension is a medical term that means a person has high blood pressure. Blood pressure is expressed in two numbers: the higher number is the systolic blood pressure, which is the pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessels while the heart is contracting. The lower number
The American physiologist Walter Cannon used the term Homeostasis to describe the body’s ability to maintain a constant stable internal environment despite the changes to the external surrounding1,2. The body has a range of receptors these are used to constantly monitor the body’s internal condi
Biology 3201 STSE
Drugs and Homeostasis
Submitted To: Mr. King
Submitted By: Chelsea Hamen
Date Due: October 28th
1.) Clinical Depression - is the most frequently encountered mental illness. Clinical depression is now considered a physical condition in wh
Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. The more blood your heart pumps and the narrower your arteries, the higher your blood pressure. Hypertension is the consistent elevation of systemic arteria
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 pressur
Mr. Johnson, Dr. Anderson wants me to explain the disease he just diagnosed you with. Hypertension is a dangerous disease. It can be managed properly and controlled with medication and diet restrictions. Hypertension can affect many organs in the body.
One of the primary organs invo
Hypertension is high blood pressure. Hypertension can be caused by many different things, including: age because as the body ages the arteries narrow and become hardened; higher than normal blood volume; the heart beating to fast or to forceful; stress; flight or fight response. Hypertension can als
Homeostasis is the maintenance of a steady internal environment in an organism. Your body cell work best when they are in exactly the right conditions. Their enzymes need to be at a suitable temperature, so that metabolic reactions happen at an appropriate rate. They need the...