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Identify the four main factors that can have an effect on the health needs of an individual and give three examples of each.

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Unit 2 P2 Assignment Candidate_______________________ Identify the four main factors that can have an effect on the health needs of an individual and give three examples of each. Unit 2 M2: Explain the effects of any four factors that can influence the health needs of an individual. Factor 1: Alcohol What are the short term effects? - Slow reactions: your brain will receive late messages - Blurb vision - Change of physical appearance: start to get rashes and spots in your face - Aggression: verbally and physically What are the long term effects? - Heart diseases - Reaction time increases - Injury : as it slows down your reaction time increasing the chances of having an accident - Addition: may have it due to stress as it may relax you Factor 2: Smoking What are the short term effects? ...read more.

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Heart beat slows down Causes body to over heat There are different drugs that affect your body, they are the following: Heroin, Marijuana, Alcohol, Cocaine, Ecstasy, Steroids and Tobacco What are the long term effects? Increase in heart rate Body temperature and appetite Drowsiness also dryness of the mouth and throat Case study Mary and Ken Mary is 14. Her older brother Ken is unemployed. They live on an old-style housing estate surrounded by factories and near to a motorway. They live with their mum, dad and grandmother in a three-bedroom house. Ken has to sleep on the settee in the living-room so that his sister and grandmother can each have a room of their own. Mary suffers from asthma and has an hour's journey to the nearest hospital when she has a serious attack. ...read more.

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2. What are the physical factors that contribute to Mary's health and well-being? - Her father smokes which could affect her amsma. She has asthma which has come from all the polluted air around her because she lives near an area with lots of factories and the motorway. 3. What emotional factor is contributing to the depression of Ken and Mary's father? - He father is old and he's convinced he won't get a good job because of his age, which means he's doubting his self in what he can and can't do. He also eats a lot of unhealthy food (junk) which gets him in a bad weight which can result in strokes or heart attacks; he also goes to the pub and smokes which could have a negative affect on him because he could get lung cancer or heart disease. ?? ?? ?? ?? Assignment Brief Paddington Academy ...read more.

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