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Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
Unit 7 Health Book
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  • 1. Unit 7: Medicines & Drugs Tobacco Understanding Medicines Alcohol
  • 2.
    • Medicines -Substances that, when taken internally or applied to the body, help prevent or cure a disease or other medical problem.
    • Vaccine -A preparation containing or dead pathogens that provides immunity by causing the body to produce antibodies to the pathogen.
    • Analgesics - Pain relievers.
    • Side affects- Reactions to medicine other than the one intended.
    • Addictive interactions- When medicines work together in a positive way.
    • Synergistic effect- The interaction of two or more medicines that result in a greater effect than when medicines are taken independently.
    • Tolerance- A condition in which the body becomes used to the effect of a medicine.
    • Withdrawal- The process that occurs when a person stops using a medicine or other substances to which he or she has a physiological dependence.
    Ch 23 vocabulary “The Role Of Medicine” {Lesson 1}
  • 3. Ch. 23 vocabulary “Using Medicines Wisely” {Lesson2}
    • Prescription Medicines- Medicines that cannot be safely without the written approval of a licensed physician.
    • Over- the counter {OTC}- Medicines you can buy without a doctors prescription.
    • Medicine Misuse- Using a medicine in a way other than the one intended
  • 4. Ch. 23 Information
    • A medicine helps prevent or cure a disease or medical problem.
    • Medicines are classified according to their effect on the body.
    • Safe and healthful use of medicines includes knowing how different substances behave when present in the body at the same time.
    • Using medicines wisely includes learning how to read medicine labels and using medications by the manufactures.
    • Medicine misuse is using medicine in a way other than that for which it was intended.
  • 5. Ch. 24 vocabulary “Tobacco Use- a High – Risk Behavior” {Lesson 1}
    • Addiction- A physiological or psychological dependence on a substance or activity that is difficult to shake.
    • Nicotine- The addictive drug in cigarettes.
    • Stimulant- is a drug that increases the action of the central nervous system, the heart, and other organs.
    • Carcinogens- cancer causing substances.
    • Carbon Monoxide- is a colorless , odorless, poisonous gas in cigarette smoke that passes through the lungs into the blood.
    • Smokeless Tobacco- is tobacco that is sniffed through the nose or chewed.
  • 6. Ch. 24 Vocabulary “What Tobacco Does To The Body” {Lesson 2}
    • Leukoplakia - thickened, white, leathery-appearing, on the inside of a smokeless tobacco users mouth that can develop into cancer of the mouth.
    • Passive smoke- is a cigarette, cigar, or pipe smoke inhaled by nonsmokers as well as smoke that remains in a closed environment after the smoker is through smoking.
    • MainStream smoke- the smoke is through smoking.
    • Sidestream smoke- the smoke that comes from burning tobacco.
  • 7. Ch. 24 vocabulary “What tobacco does to the body” {Lesson 3}
    • Nicotine Withdrawal- The process that occurs when nicotine, an addictive drug, is no longer needed.
    • Nicotine Substances - Manufactured forms of nicotine that deliver small amounts of the drug into the user’s system while he or she is trying to give up the tobacco habit.
  • 8. Ch.24 information
    • Tobacco use is a high – risk behavior that can have serious health consequences.
    • A number of factors affect young people’s decisions to begin using tobacco.
    • The only sure way to avoid getting addicted to nicotine is to never start any tobacco product.
    • Smoking causes diseases of the respiratory and circulatory systems.
    • Tobacco smoke can harm a felts and lead to low birth weight and other health complications.
    • Being in the presence of cigarette smoke puts a persons health in jeopardy.
    • There are many successful approaches to stopping smoking.
    • The keys to success for a smoker are recognizing the need to quit, making the commitment , and taking the steps to do so.
    • For the addicted tobacco user, of one technique doesn’t work, others should be tired, including medical help and short- term nicotine- replacement therapy.
  • 9. Ch. 25 vocabulary {A high Risk Behavior} - - lesson 1
    • Ethanol - The type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages.
    • Fermentation – Is the chemical action of yeast on sugars.
    • Intoxication- Is physical and mental impairment resulting from the use of alcohol.
  • 10. Chapter 25 Information: Lesson 1
    • What Is Alcohol:
    • Alcohol is very dangerous - - to much of it can kill you. (It’s a drug)
    • The alcohol content remains the same no matter how the drug is delivered into the body.
    • Many people , particularly those with alcohol problems, can drink a lot without showing the obvious signs of drunkenness.
    • One standard serving of beer, wine, or spirits contains the same amount of alcohol.
    • People can get into serious health, legal, and social situations anytime they use alcohol.
    • These practices do not speed up the liver’s ability to break down the alcohol, so they don’t help to sober a person up.
  • 11. Ch. 25 vocabulary {“what alcohol does to the body”} lesson 2
    • Blood alcohol concentration- The amount of alcohol in a person’s blood expressed as a percentage.
    • Designated drivers- People in social settings who choose not to drink so that they can safely drive themselves and others.
    • Fatty livers- A condition in which fats build up in the liver and cannot be broken down.
    • Cirrhosis- A condition in which liver tissue is destroyed and then replaced with unless scar tissue.
    • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome- A condition in which a fetus has been adversely affected mentally and physically by it’s mother’s heavy alcohol use during the pregnancy.
  • 12. Chapter 25 Lesson 2 Information Driving If you have had something to drink – Alcohol and your about to get behind the wheel of a car… DON’T
    • Drinking alcohol is very bad for you.
    • The alcohol content remains the same no matter how the drug is delivered into the body
    • People can get into serious health, legal, and social situations anytime they use alcohol
  • 13. Deaths Smoking: 420,000 Alcohol: 105,000 Car Accidents: 46,000 Suicide: 31,000 AIDS: 30,000 Homicides: 25,000 Illicit Drugs: 9,000 Fires: 4,000