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Contrast the lymphatic system and vascular system.
Describe the functions of the liver. • Produces bile • detoxes • makes stuff
Discuss the metabolism of alcohol and how it affects the body. 1. Brain - dementia, memory loss 2. Liver - Cirrhosis 3. Heart Disease - increased triglyceride levels, blood clots 4. High Blood Pressure - Increased Blood Pressure 5. Cancer - Mouth, Stomach, Colon, and Breast 6. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - Mental ret
Describe the phases of digestion. 1. Physical - Chewing, movement of muscles along GI track the divide food into smaller pieces and mix with digestive secretions 2. Chemical - Enzymes, acid,
Summarize the physical and chemical changes which take place during digestion and sites where they occur. 1. Physical - Chewing, movement of muscles along GI track the divide food into smaller pieces and mix with digestive secretions 2. Chemical - Enzymes, acid,
Describe the parts of the gastrointestinal tract, including the accessory organs, and their functions. Mouth-Chewing, Saliva-mucus, Amylase(enzyme the works on carbs). Esophagus-Transports food (connects mouth to stomach) Epiglottis-Flap of tissue LES-Prevents reflux (lower esophageal sphincter) Stomach-Chyme (liquid paste) Pyloric Sphincter-Prevent
Explain the three main types of absorption. Passive absorption - High to low (a carrier is something the nutrient binds to) Facilitated absorption - High to low (has a carrier to help it along) Active absorption - Low to high (energy is used, and has a carrier).
1. List the causes, symptoms and treatments for common digestive tract disorders. Constipation-Difficult or infrequent bowel movement, Caused by slow motility intestines. Rx: Eat plenty of dietary fiber, drink more fluids and regular physical activities.
Describe the parts of the accessory organs, and their functions. Liver-Produces bile, detoxes, makes stuff. Gallbladder-Stores bile, Located between the liver and the small intestine, Releases bile into small intestine in the presents of fat, Bile is a emulsifier... allows stuff to mix that doesn't. Pancreas-secretes
2. List the causes, symptoms and treatments for common digestive tract disorders. Diarrhea-Loose watery frequent stools. Causes: bacteria and viruses. Rx: Plenty of fluids.
3. List the causes, symptoms and treatments for common digestive tract disorders. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)-Symptoms Pain/burning sensation in chest, HCL (Hydrocloric Acid in the esophagusNausea and vomiting. Causes-The LES opens after closing . 2. Ate a large meal 3. High in fat. 4. Laying down 5. Obsity Rx: eat smaller m
4. List the causes, symptoms and treatments for common digestive tract disorders LES Never closes Causes-Caffeine, Alcohol, Peppers, Asprin, Nicotine Rx: Avoid/limit CAPAN
5. List the causes, symptoms and treatments for common digestive tract disorders Ulcers (Peptic ulcers) Causes-1.Over production of acid, CAPAN, and Stress 2. Bacteria infestion Rx: Avoid/limit CAPAN
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