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    muscle spasm, seizure activity, and can result in death if left untreated. Having a balanced acid base homeostasis is vital for the body to maintain harmony. In this paper we will be discussing respiratory and metabolic acidosis and alkalosis the causes and treatments needed to maintain a healthy body and if age can disturb the acid-base balance. Let us first discuss respiratory acidosis and what some of the common causes are. Respiratory Acidosis Respiratory acidosis is also known as respiratory failure. Respiratory acidosis is when the pH of the blood decreases which makes the blood have too much acid. Respiratory…

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    day the percentage of ammonia in excretion started to decrease. Ammonia is water-soluble so when in diluted with water is not that toxic, however burns when not diluted. The ammonia in the waste would have to decrease as the frog left the water because otherwise its waste would burn the frog. As it kept growing, the amount of excreted ammonia shrank to a point where it was low enough to be diluted by water in the system. 3. Give two different reasons why ammonia is an excretory product of…

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    Homeostasis, a unifying principle of biology, refers to the body’s ability to maintain a constant internal environment in response to environmental changes. If the body was unable to maintain a constant internal environment, cells would lose their ability to carry out normal functions. For example, when we consume different foods or drinks, our body essentially maintains a constant pH or when we are exposed to cold weather, the body regulates body temperature in an effort to maintain an internal…

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    Unit 1 Homeostasis

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    Task 1 Homeostasis is the ability of the body to maintain a constant internal environment within narrow limits. The word homeo means it is unchanging and stasis means it is staying still; it has three main elements that are a sense organ to detect change, a control centre that is usually from the brain or spinal cord and a responding organ to effect a change in conditions. The factors that homeostasis controls in our body are our body temperatures, water content, carbon dioxide levels and our…

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    The ever changing outside world is divergent from the human body. With improvement of previous processes, the human body needs to keep a relatively stable internal environment, known as homeostasis. This crucial ability of the body consists of three components support the control mechanism; the receptor, the control center, and the response. Positive feedback is one of the two loops of homeostasis and, it is the enhancement or amplification of the original stimulus by an output. This cyclic…

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    To understand how homeostatic mechanism regulates the human body’s temperature, we must know and understand the organization of the human body and how it relates to homeostasis mechanism adapting to the external changes, such as the weather. It will be explained how the stimulus, receptors, integrator, effector, and the different tissue types play a key role in how the human body responds to changes in temperature. The human body is complex and consists of several levels of organization…

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    Homeostasis is the way the body regulates its internal environment and our eating behaviour is an example of the equilibrium created through homeostasis. The way it does this is through the dual centre theory of feeding behaviour; when there is a decrease in blood glucose and an increase in ghrelin they lateral hypothalamus is activated causing hunger and eating to begin. Eating causes an increase in blood glucose levels and a decrease in ghrelin activating the hypothalamus causing satiety.…

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    Acid-Base Case Studies

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    Acid-Base Case study 1 The acid base balance of the body is mainly regulated by respiratory and renal system together with the body ‘buffer system. For the body to function normally, the hydrogen ion (H+) needs to be concentrated within a narrow range, represented as pH, which determines the acidity and alkalinity of a solution. Changes in the bicarbonate (HCO3) concentration causes metabolic acidosis or metabolic alkalosis while changes in the rate of alveolar ventilation and carbon dioxide…

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    BTEC level three sub diploma in health and social care Homeostasis Task three . in this task I will be talking about the concept of homeostasis and the response it gives to the human body ,how it also plays a role in the human body and also the changes in the internal environment during excursive the concept of homeostatic is the understanding of how our body works as one. Homeostatic is a system that works in order to keep the body maintained in its internal environment even in external…

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    Homeostasis

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    Homeostasis is defined as a balance of internal conditions and the maintenance of regularity by way of self-regulating mechanisms or else a balance of homogeny through population. Homeostasis can be introduced through looking at an individual and studying how they maintain their normal conditions such as body temperatures, how the organs continue to do their jobs for example, how the pancreas produces insulin and secretes it into the blood stream. Homeostasis could also be introduced by way of a…

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