I am going to discuss what happens to the body relating to homeostasis when exercising.

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Homeostasis M2

It is normal for a person to sweat at the gym or if a person has been running. But why does this happen? In this essay I am going to discuss what happens to the body relating to homeostasis when exercising.

Every time the human body feels changes externally due to the changing environment, the inside of the body needs to adjust as well to this in turn to hold its average state. This process of inner balance is called homeostasis.

Regardless of the changes in the environment homeostasis is where the inside of the body is kept at a balance. The body can adjust to many conditions, for example, the usual human body temperature is around 37 degrees and when the outside environment changes, the body can remain this temperature through homeostasis. This shows the body capability to control temperature, in addition to this, there are several ways the body keeps it self at a balance, and one way is through exercise.

When a person exercises, the muscle tissue requests extra oxygen. The body reacts and takes action to this by extra blood flow, which forms a high blood pressure.  A person needs to take in more oxygen through their breathing in turn to get more oxygen in the blood that is needed for the blood flow

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The procedure is the same when a person sweats. Exercise makes the body temperature go up. Then the body’s way of cooling a person down, the sweat gland (effectors) are set in motion.

When energy is made, exercise continually alters homeostasis by making the body temperature go up. The creation of energy includes, carbon dioxide, heat and water.

In general the heat that is made from aerobic respiration is used to keep the body balanced at 37 c, although too much heat can be created, which then means the body need to get rid of some of this ...

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