Unit 4 P2 Health and Social Care Level 3

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Access to recreational facilities, access to health and social care services, bullying, family dysfunction, effects of culture, religion and beliefs, effects of discrimination; Socioeconomic, e.g. income, expenditure, education, values and attitudes, peer groups, employment status; Lifestyle, e.g. nutrition and dietary choices, alcohol Intake, use and misuse of substances The different life factors that can affect the development of an individual are * Genetic * Environmental * Lifestyle * Biological * Socioeconomic Genetic Genes are made out of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) which knows and understands how to produce proteins. These proteins are used for human development, even though in a living cell of a human body there are 23 pairs of chromosomes. Each pair of chromosomes includes one chromosome from the mother and one from the father, but your genetic pattern and development may be very different to your parents. Genetic can effect development if the genes are mutated or diagnosed with an illness causing the child or individual to be slightly different from the norm in society. An example of this would be: Asthma Asthma is a common lung disorder that causes the airways to tighten and contain thick mucus which makes it harder for the person with the disease to breathe or respire, symptoms of asthma could be coughing and wheezing as well as the individual having shortness of breath. Asthma is not fully understood on how it is present but only genetic inheritance diet and pollution can be blamed as they may also contribute to causing this disease. Even though this disease is very common this may make a individual different from society. Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder it’s not as common as asthma in fact 4% of the United Kingdom carries it. The recessive gene means that if someone with cystic fibrosis was to have a child
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