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Anything that increases the likelihood of injury, disease or health problems

Risk factors

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partly caused by unhealthy behaviors and partly by other factors

Lifestyle diseases

2

Leading causes of death for teens

Motor vehicle accidents, (homicide, suicide)

3

Leading causes of death for adults

Heart disease, (cancer)

4

6 components of health

Physical, emotional, environmental, social, mental, spiritual

5

Not sick, eating right, exercise, healthy weight

physical health

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Expressing emotions in a positive way, don't get overwhelmed

Emotional health

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Relationships with family, friends, classmates

Social health

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Free of mental illness, high self esteem, cope with demands of life

Mental health

9

Purpose, values, spiritual direction, ethics, morals, being at peace

Spiritual health

10

Your surroundings, air, food, water

Environmental health

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Stress

The body and minds response to a demand

12

Stressor

Anything that causes stress/ put demand on body or mind

13

Epinephrine

A hormone that is released in a time of stress

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What happens during fight or flight response? (5 things)

Breathing increases
Heart rate goes up
Muscles tense
Digestion slows
Blood sugar increases

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Positive stress that helps you reach a goal

Eustress

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Negative stress that makes a person sick

Distress

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Model that describes the relationship between stress and disease

General adaptation syndrome

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Three states of general adaptation syndrome

Alarm, resistance, exhaustion

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what is the risk behavior that is the leading preventable cause of death in the US?

tobacco use

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what are the 5 categories of stressors

environmental
biological
thinking
behavioral
life changes

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what is a sedentary lifestyle

not engaging in physical activity on a regular basis

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what are 4 examples of uncontrollable risk factors

age, race, gender, heredity