Science B1b Fitness and Health

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Fitness and Health

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Why must blood be under pressure? So the blood can get around the entire body.
Name 4 factors which can cause increase blood pressure? Overweight, stress, high alcohol intake, smoking
What is a possible consequences of high blood pressure and what can this cause? Burst blood vessels – brain damage, stroke, kidney damage
Name two ways someone can decrease their blood pressure Exercise and balanced diet
What is the difference between fitness and health? Fitness = able to do activity, Health = free from disease
How does smoking increase blood pressure? Carbon monoxide reduces oxygen carrying capacity of blood so heart rate increases to compensate. Nicotine increases heart rate.
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