B1a - Fitness and Health

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Why is blood in arteries under pressure?
Blood in arteries is always under pressure because the heart contracts in order to reach all parts of the body
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What is the difference between the systolic pressure and the diastolic pressure
The systolic pressure is the maximum pressure in an artery whereas the diastolic pressure is the lowest
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What can high blood pressure cause?
Heart attack, Strokes, Dementia, Kidney disease and peripheral arterial disease.
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What can low blood pressure cause?
Poor circulation, Dizziness, Fainting and cold hands and feet.
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What factors can affect Blood Pressure?
Age, Diet, Stress, little or no Exercise, Alcohol, Smoking or being overweight
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What are the best ways to treat a hight blood pressure?
Balanced diet, Regular exercise, Medication/ACE inhibitors
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What is fitness and how is it measured?
Fitness is the ability to do physical activity. It is measured by Strength, Stamina, Flexibility, Agility, Speed and cardiovascular fitness.
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What is health?
Health is being free from disease
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What is the difference between the systolic pressure and the diastolic pressure

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What can high blood pressure cause?

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What can low blood pressure cause?

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What factors can affect Blood Pressure?

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