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Health 2B Final

TermDefinition
Ovaries The female sex glands that store the ova (eggs), and produce female sex hormones.
Ova eggs from the ovaries.
Ovulation the process of releasing a mature ovum into the Fallopian tube each month.
Male reproductive problems prostate cancer
Female reproductive problems cancer, ovarian cysts, Vaginitis, STDs, Endometriosis, Toxic Shock Syndrome, Premenstrual Syndrome, menstrual cramps.
Health Tips for Males bathe regularly, wear protective equipment, practice abstinence, perform regular self-examinations, get regular medical checkups
Health Tips for Females bathe regularly, have regular medical exams, practice abstinence.
Stages of Childbirth + what happens in each Labor (muscle contractions, cervix dialates 10 cm), delivery (baby passes through birth canal, cries to clear lungs), afterbirth (contractions continue until placenta is pushed from mother's body)
Zygote a cell produced when sperm meets an egg cell.
Embryo a baby in the first 3-4 weeks.
Addictive Drug a substance that causes physiological or psychological dependence.
Physiological Dependence the physical need for a drug.
Nicotine a stimulant, an addictive drug found in tobacco.
Sterility the quality or condition of being sterile.
Stimulant a psychoactive drug type, speed up the central nervous system.
Depressant psychoactive drug type, slow down the central nervous system.
Carcinogen a substance capable of causing cancer in living tissue.
Refusal Skills communication strategies that can help you say no when you are urged to take part in behaviors that are unsafe, unhealthful, or go against your values.
Communication skills for building and maintaining healthy relationships through a common system of symbols, signs, or behaviors.
Decision Making Steps 1. State the situation 2. List the options 3. Weigh the possible outcomes 4. Consider values 5. Make a decision and act on it 6. Evaluate the decision
Psychological Dependence a form of dependence that involves emotional–motivational withdrawal symptoms.
Risk Behaviors actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others.
Wellness an overall state of well-being. Having a good quality of life.
Recovery a return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength.
Sobriety the state of being sober.
Health the combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.
Long Term Goal reach over an extended period of time.
Short Term Goal a goal that you can reach in a short period of time.
Influences on Health environment, behavior.
Goal Setting Steps 1. identity specific goal and write it 2. list steps you need to take 3. identify potential problems and ways to get help and support 4. set checkpoints/evaluations 5. reward yourself for achievement.
Abstinence the choice not to have sex.
Health Triangle (+ parts) The different aspects/areas of health. Social, physical, mental/emotional (balanced).
6 Essential Nutrients Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals, Water
Calories a unit of heat energy.
Effects of Tobacco cancer, short-term effects, long-term effects, addiction.
Effects of Alcohol addiction, short-term effects, long-term effects.
Help for Alcohol support group, rehab.
AIDS HIV causes AIDS and interferes with the body's ability to fight infections. spread through sexual contact.
Universal Precautions an approach to infection control.
Scrotum an external skin sac.
Fetus baby at 12 weeks.
Created by: a.lockwood