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Blood Pressure- Systolic
1) Systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure that the heart is able to produce
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Blood Pressure- Diastolic
2) Diastolic is the blood pressure between heart beats.
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How can you increase your blood pressure?
Blood pressure can be increased from- stress, high alcohol intake, an unhealthy diet and smoking
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How you can maintane(decrease) your blood pressure?
Your blood pressure can be decreased by having a balanced diet and regular excersise.
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High blood pressure can cause the blood vessles to burst which damages the kidneys and liver and well as the brain as it can result in a stroke.
If your blood pressure is to low than you may start to feel faint or dizzy, this happens when the blood supply is limited to the brain becasue of poor circulation in areas like you toes and fingers.
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Fitness- is being able to do physical activity
Health- is being free from disease which is caused by different bacterias.
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fitness level is measured by you Cardiovasular efficiency.
strength- is the amounth of weights lifted.
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Flexibility- is the amounth of joint movement you have.
Stamina- is hw long you are able to last when doing physical activity.
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Agility- is being able to change motion quiciky at a constanct speed.
Speed- how fast you are able to do something like a sprint race.
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Smoking can increase your blood pressure. It has an addictive substance is called Nicotine which makes you craves cigarettes.
Carbon Monoxide which is found in cigarettes can cause the blood to carry less oxygen around the body, this causes the heart to increase so that the tissues in the body can recieve enough oxygen.
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Heart disease is caused becasue of a restricted blood flow to the heart.
The risks can be - A high level of saturated fats in you intake diet which produces cholesterol which is a plaque to build up around you colonary arteries blocking the blood flow.
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These plaques cans produce blood clots and thrombosis, which can block the arteries.
Is it important to have a balanced diet.
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Carboyhdrates are made up of simple sugers such as glycose.
Protines are made up of Amino Acides (chemical).
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Fats are made up of fatty acids and gycerol.
If you eat to much fat and carbohydrates they are then stored in the body.
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Carbohydrates are stored as gycogen in the liver, or converted into fats.
Fats are stored under the skin as tissue.
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Proteins are used for Growth and Repair.
EAR= 0.6x body mass in kg
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To little protien in the diet can cause a condition called Kwashiorkor. This is most common in developing countries becasue they are unable to afford the right foods for a balanced diet.
Amino acids in the body can be converted into more to do other jobs.
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First cass proteins are meat and fish as they are able to provide the estentual amino acids that can be produced in the body
Second class proteins are plants and they dont contain the estentual amino acids that the body requires.
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Blood Pressure- Diastolic

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2) Diastolic is the blood pressure between heart beats.

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How can you increase your blood pressure?

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Card 4

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How you can maintane(decrease) your blood pressure?

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Card 5

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High blood pressure can cause the blood vessles to burst which damages the kidneys and liver and well as the brain as it can result in a stroke.

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