Unit 7: Medicines & Drugs Tobacco Understanding  Medicines  Alcohol
<ul><li>Medicines -Substances that, when taken internally or applied to the body, help prevent or cure a disease or other ...
Ch. 23 vocabulary “Using Medicines Wisely”   {Lesson2} <ul><li>Prescription Medicines-  Medicines that cannot be safely wi...
Ch. 23 Information <ul><li>A medicine helps prevent or cure a disease or medical problem. </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines are ...
Ch. 24  vocabulary   “Tobacco Use- a High – Risk Behavior” {Lesson 1} <ul><li>Addiction-  A physiological or psychological...
Ch. 24 Vocabulary “What Tobacco Does To The Body”  {Lesson 2} <ul><li>Leukoplakia - thickened, white, leathery-appearing, ...
Ch. 24 vocabulary “What tobacco does to the body” {Lesson 3} <ul><li>Nicotine Withdrawal-  The process that occurs when ni...
Ch.24 information <ul><li>Tobacco use is a high – risk behavior that can have serious health consequences. </li></ul><ul><...
Ch. 25 vocabulary {A high Risk Behavior} - - lesson 1 <ul><li>Ethanol - The type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. ...
Chapter 25 Information: Lesson 1 <ul><li>What Is Alcohol: </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol is very dangerous - - to much of it ca...
Ch. 25 vocabulary {“what alcohol does to the body”} lesson 2 <ul><li>Blood alcohol concentration-  The amount of alcohol i...
Chapter 25 Lesson 2 Information Driving If you have had something to drink – Alcohol and your about to get  behind the whe...
Deaths Smoking: 420,000 Alcohol: 105,000 Car Accidents: 46,000 Suicide: 31,000 AIDS: 30,000 Homicides: 25,000 Illicit Drug...
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Unit 7 Health Book

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