Effects of stress on Hypertension Stress effects a variety of different topics such as blood pressure, anxiety, change in behavior, and many more topics the list goes on and on. Most people are unaware of the effects stress has on your body. They try to down play it as nothing is wrong, but it fact stress can really put a toll on your body and the way you act. The topic that’s going to be talked about that stress effects is Hypertension. Hypertension and stress go hand in hand; stress has a direct effect on hypertension.
It is a generalised concept that if the cause of the symptoms were tackled it would only be logical that the symptoms would then cease. The Psychodynamic theory assumes the personality is split into three parts, the id (most primitive, instinctive part we have from birth), the ego (logical, balances out the id and superego) and the superego or moral part of our personality. These areas influence our behaviour as well as the defence mechanisms of the ego, and the psychosexual stages of development. Defence mechanisms are used
Mr. Hudson complains of symptoms such as, dizziness, ringing of the ears, dry mouth and dry throat. According to the DSM IV-TR, I diagnose the “Edgy Electrician” with (GAD) Generalized Anxiety Disorder. A disorder characterized by chronic distress and anxiety. He qualifies for this disorder because he possesses some symptoms such as difficulty concentrating and being unable to control his worries, which are all symptoms of (GAD). “People with Generalized Anxiety Disorder report that the anxiety that they experience cause substantial interference with their lives and they need a significant dosage of medications to control their symptoms.” (Gerow and Chatmon 2013, p. 258).
Fibromyalgia is often present when an individual has low levels of this specific neurotransmitter in the central nervous system. The body tries to cope with pain to the best of its abilities, however the pain threshold is lowered considerably and pain seems to be intensified. This condition is also strongly associated with Raynaud syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, mood and anxiety disorders, and regional pain syndromes. (Huether, 2012). With a combination of preexisting factors such as imbalances in hormones and neurotransmitters, and also any trauma or pain inducing syndromes fibromyalgia is a risk for any
G. The autonomic receptors that regulate closing of sphincters and relaxation of organ walls are Adrenergic (Alpha 1) receptors. H. The term polyneuropathy would be appropriate for the symptoms that Nick is experiencing because his problems are being caused by damage to more than one nerve. I. The symptoms noted by Nick’s PCP that indicated polyneuropathy included his inability to feel pressure or pain, his tingling in his feet, his decreased reflexes, and his dizziness and unsteadiness on his feet. J. Nicks
Usually the most effective treatment would be the approach that combines psychological and psychopharmacologic approaches. Medication therapy is somewhat helpful in treating the panic attacks but should be used as a short-term solution only. “Clinicians should be especially watchful of the individual becoming psychologically or physiologically addicted to certain anti-anxiety medications, such as Xanax.” (www.psychcentral.com) Psychotherapy for GAD needs to be oriented toward Tom’s low-level, ever-present anxiety. Many times anxiety is often accompanied by inadequate planning skills, high stress levels, and difficulty in relaxing.
Two functions can be used to analyze alignment: Spatial attachment and subjective access. Smith states that spatial attachment is the concern of capacity of the narration to restrict itself to the actions of a single character. Subjective access describes the degree of subjectivity to each character and how it can change from character to character. The third level of engagement is allegiance. Smith notes that this is the most important form of emotional engagement.
Courtney Hopkins Module 3 can you sense your hormones 1. Explain how adaptation relates to our thermo receptors and touch receptors. What is referred pain and how could it be dangerous? Adaptation relates to our thermo receptors and our touch receptors because adaptation is reduction in sensitivity in the presence of constant stimulus. Referred pain is when internal organs cause another part of the body to feel pain.
If a blood vessels bursts this is called a stroke. The blood becomes sticky because the amount of sugar and fats that have been released into the blood to try and respond. Stress can be linked with many problems such as eczema, depression and stomach. There are different ways to manage stress and this can be from medication to exercise. The human body is designed to know when stress is used and is effecting the body and your body should know how and when to react to it.