Flashcards in Biological Changes Deck (27):
What happens to brain neurons as we age?
What happens to glomeruli as we age?
What happens to liver weight as we age?
What happens to coronary blood flow as we age?
What happens to vital capacity as we age?
What happens to max breathing capacity as we age?
What happens to GFR as we age?
What happens to muscle strength as we age?
What is the average height loss between ages 20-80?
What happens to the arch of the foot as we age?
What happens to the spinal curvature as we age?
What must be done to Ca level supplementation after menopause?
What are the skin changes seen with aging?
Thinning of the epidermis
Loss of elasticity
Loss of subcutaneous adipose
What is xerosis?
What are the eye changes in geriatric patients?
Why are greens and blues bad with aging?
Presbycusis affects which sex more?
By what age do most adults have trouble hearing above 4000 Hz?
What is the range of normal speech (hz)?
By age 70, CO is reduced by what?
up to 70%
Why does the heart muscle get more irritable as we age?
What vitamin in particular do we have problems absorbing as we age?
What happens to the bone marrow as we age?
What happens to cerebral blood flow by age 70?
up to 20% decrease
Decreases in dopamine = ?
Decreases in Ach = ?