Positive stress
Eustress
Negative stress
Distress
overall well being of your body, your mind, and your relationships
health
number of years a person is expected to live
life expectancy
degree of overall satisfaction that a person gets from life
quality of life
consists of behaviors, attitudes, feelings, and ways of thinking that make you an individual
personality
refers to how much you respect and like yourself
selfesteem
the response of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened
stress
event or situation that causes stress
stressor
the first stage of stress
alarmstage
second stage of stress
resistancestage
third stage of stress
exhaustionstage
lower chamber of the heart
ventricle
upper chamber of the heart
atrium
blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
arteries
smallest arteries
capillaries
blood vessels that carry blood to the heart
veins
known as the silent killer
hypertension
liquid component of blood
plasma
these cells contain hemoglobin
redbloodcells
these cells help fight infection
whitebloodcells
cell fragments that play a role in the blood clotting process
platelets
group of diseases that involve the rapid uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells
cancer
cancerous tumor
malignant
mass of tissue
tumor
spreading of cancer
metastasis
noncancerous tumor
benign
piece of tissue being questioned for cancer
biopsy
disease in which the body's ability to use glucose is impaired
diabetes
hormone produced by pancreas
insulin