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The human body maintains a constant internal temperature by having blood flow being restricted to the skin to stop the heat from leaving the body. Also by shivering to get heat added to the core of your body.Cold weather can make it so that the body doesn’t have enough heat. That makes it so that the body has to react and produce the heat.Some prevention and treatment strategies for hypothermia would be to keep moving so that you keep the heat in your body.
1. Chemical reactions within cells allow the body to maintain an average body temperature that will best suit the species and there environment, for example, the human body has a later of fat that works as a “blanket” to help protect them from the cold environments.2. The temperature of the body cannot produce enough heat to maintain its average body temperature and the temperature drops slowing down the blood flow and immobilizes some parts of the body until the systems shut down and freeze. 3. I recommend to keep moving and not to stand still, the more exercise the body gets the faster it heats up and the slower it will take for hypothermia to take full effect.
1. The internal parts of the body maintain a constant temperature. There is a layer of fatty tissue under the skin that covers your core. Since fat is a good source of heat, it acts like a blanket. Also if you shiver you send heat through your body to increase temperature. 2. Your body doesn’t get enough heat in cold temperatures. So your body would need to react, for example staying moving to increase your body temperature. 3. Dressing properly for being outside is one way to avoid hypothermia. For example, by layering your clothing, you can take layers off to adjust your body temperature.
1. A layer of fatty tissue under the skin surrounds the core. Fat works as an insulator and slows down heat exchange between the core and the environment.2. Your body can lose heat four ways. Through Radiation, Conduction, Convection, and Evaporation. Cold weather takes your body heat through Radiation. It does this because the temperature outside is less than your body temperature. 3. If you dress properly for cold temperatures, Shiver or keep active when your cold. Stay away from liquids because they take your body temperature faster than air does.
1. The sensors in the human body constantly adjust to the outside influences that affect body temperature. These sensors trigger reactions to combat the cold and keep the body warm. When it gets cool or cold, the body starts shivering to produce heat for itself. It also performs a process called vasoconstriction. This process involves the body slowing the blood flow, as to reduce the amount of flow to the peripheries and therefore slow heat loss. Behavioral changes also affect the regulation of heat in a human. If we get cold, we simply put on a sweatshirt or jacket. When we are too warm, we shed the unnecessary layers.2. Cold temperature can throw off the homeostatic balance by influencing systems in the body. At certain temperatures, things simply stop working. This is apparent when the cold temperatures in a severely hypothermic person cause the persons heart to stop. Another case occurs when the slowed blood flow of a hypothermic individual causes their brains to slow decision making and their nervous systems to delay messages.3. The best treatment strategy for a person experiencing hypothermia would first be to stop all the heat loss, and then quickly start re-warming themselves. If the individual is experiencing simple mild hypothermia, the best solution is for them to find a shelter to warm up in. If that is not possible, adding layers of clothing, eating, or warming next to another heat source (including another human.) If the case is more severe, warming yourself in a heat bag, which is a sleeping bag with chemical heat pads placed in it, greatly improves your chances for survival. It is important to make sure the person is dry and that all the heat loss has been stopped before treatment is possible.
1. Explain how the human body normally maintains a constant internal temperature, specifically in cool or cold weather. the body shivers creating heat. blood flows toward the surface of the skin bringing hat olong with it$ fat is used as insulation. 2. Summarize how cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance. it makes them cold. it slows down their nerve transmision speed. when the body reacts it uses energy and complicates mundane tasks? 3. Considering what you’ve learned about homeostasis and hypothermia, recommend prevention strategies and treatment options for people experiencing hypothermia. Prevention: buy a space heater, instasll the space heater, sit next to the space heater with a cup of hot chocolate. and get out of the cold. wear a jacket and scarf and mittens and don't get lost in the middle of the alaskan tundra.Cure: wear blankets with bottles filled with warm water in them and drink warm fluids@
What is homeostasis? – The state of balance in your bodyWhy is it necessary for survival?- It keeps the body at a steady state and prevents dangerous extremes. What happens when very cold temperatures upset homeostasis?- When the body’s temperature falls below the normal 37 degrees Celsius, the central sensor nerve decreases in rate of nerve impulse and causes the brain to send a message to muscles to make you shiver. Shivering generates heat be contracting and relaxing muscles rapidly. The brain also causes constriction of blood vessels to keep too much heat being lost by blood running towards the edge of the flesh. “Goose bumps” are also caused by activation of the muscles in the roots of the body hair, this traps in heat. 1. Explain how the human body normally maintains a constant internal temperature, specifically in cool or cold weather.The body maintains a constant internal temperature by shivering and reducing blood flow when it’s too cold, it also causes hairs to stand on end to hold in heat when it’s too cold, the layer of fat below the skin keeps the body’s temperature held in and the outside temperature stays out. When it’s too warm the body the brain sends a message to increase pore size to let out heat, the next step in cooling the body is the sweat glands being activated and the evaporation of sweat cools down the blood, and dogs pant to release heat.2. Summarize how cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance.Cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance by causing nerves and muscles to actively try to maintain homeostasis and sometimes hypothermia. This causes shivering, blood flow slowed, goose bumps, and in a more serious situation it can cause dazed consciousness, loss of coordination, slurred speech, violent shivering, irrational behavior, and loss of interest in caring about themselves. In an extreme situation shivering increases violently and then stops, loss of ability to walk, muscle rigidity, pale skin, dilated pupils, decreased pulse, body may go into hibernation or “dies” but is still alive, and death may occur. 3. Considering what you’ve learned about homeostasis and hypothermia, recommend prevention strategies and treatment options for people experiencing hypothermia.Replace heat loss by adding heat, dry clothing, more clothing, more physical activity, shelter, eating carbs, proteins, and fats. Consuming warm liquids and sugars. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and cigarettes. ~meow
The body begins to slow and shiver to stay warm. Blood flow to the surface of your skin also stops to maintain a warmer temperature.Cold weather will make you cold. duh. It will slow down basic movements and your body will try to get warm.Prevention: Don't live in Canada or Alaska. Dont go streaking in the snow. Stay as warm as possible. Don't stuff people in the fridge as a practical joke. Avoid REALLY cold slurpies. Try to not stick your tongue on a flag pole...even on a triple dog dare. Wear a coat. Also know the symptoms of hypothermia.Cure: Drink warm fluids and stay in warm layers and blankets.
1. Explain how the human body normally maintains a constant internal temperature, specifically in cool or cold weatherThe human body maintains a constant body temperature by using the layer of fat as an insulator to keep as much heat in the body as possible. The blood flow in the body slows to help keep the vital organs heated.2. Summarize how cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance. The cold weather will make the homeostatic balance alter because the cold will make the core temperature of your body decrease. this will lower your immune systems efficiency and you are more likely to get sick. 3. Considering what you’ve learned about homeostasis and hypothermia, recommend prevention strategies and treatment options for people experiencing hypothermia. You should go outside wearing clothes that will keep your body at a normal body temperature.
1. Explain how the human body normally maintains a constant internal temperature, specifically in cool or cold weather.When the environment surrounding your body is cold, you will start to loose body heat. To minimize this, the body uses excess fat to stay insulated. Also, the flowing of blood in your body will slow so your skin will develop goose bumps to try and maintain heat.2. Summarize how cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance.Cold weather can kill you. You can develop sicknesses and die of those. Cold weather also lowers you immune systems effectiveness. It can also slow your reaction time and cause delusions.3. Considering what you’ve learned about homeostasis and hypothermia, recommend prevention strategies and treatment options for people experiencing hypothermia.To prevent hypothermia, stay warm and don’t expose yourself to extremely cold temperatures for long periods of time. To get treatment your best bet would to go to the doctor and have him take care of you properly instead of having a weirdo do it.
Grace Zitzler1. The body maintains a constant temperature because the body has internal parts that are referred to as the core. A layer of fat surrounds the core the fat slows down the exchange between the core temperature and the environment temperature.2. The cold weather causes the brain to send messages to various muscles causing them to shiver. The cold weather could also cause hypothermia. It will because you to get goose bumps and your hair will stand on end. The cold could cause fixed and dilated pupils, no recognizable pulse, can’t hear there breathing and rigid muscles.3. You should dress in proper clothing. You should do activities that get your blood flowing there for warming you up. Layering your clothes is also a good idea. Avoid extreme cold weather. Increase physical activities, add additional layers of clothing, and make sure to have dry clothing
1. The body maintains a normal temperature by performing numerous amounts of procedures. The fatty tissue lying under our skin helps keep us warm in cold temperatures, but not freezing cold. When it becomes freezing cold your body cells react by slowing down, and when it gets too warm your body cells act by speeding up. This is caused because when you are cold your blood flow is restricted making it slower, and when you are hot your blood flow is faster causing everything to speed up. When your cold you may begin to shiver, this happens because this is a way to get your body to warm up.2. If your body gets to cold, it will result in hypothermia. This can result from cold temperatures, improper clothing, lack of food/rest, dehydration, and alcohol intake. Hypothermia messes with your brain, because when you are cold it restricts blood flow which restricts how the cells work. If you ask someone in severe hypothermia a question which involves a tough use of their brain, they will most likely not be able to answer it.3. To reduce the chances of hypothermia when you know you are going to out in freezing temperature for long periods of time you should: wear additional layers of clothing (you can always take it off), wear dry clothing, increase your physical activity, and always know where a shelter is. In sever hypothermia this is what you need to do: you need to make sure the person is warm, and once you have done that, you wrap them in as many blankets, sleeping bags, and dry things that will keep the person warm. Once you have reached severe hypothermia it is difficult. You should also provide the person with warm sugar water, because sugar helps warm your body.
1. When the body temperature falls below 98.6º F the central sensor nerve cells decrease the rate of nerve pulses generated. This causes the brain to send messages to various muscles telling them to shiver, this generates heat. The brain also controls the amount of blood going to the skin. This is accomplished by constricting the blood vessels that penetrate the insulating fat layer and come to the surface of the body. When less blood reaches the skin more heat is conserved in the body.2. Cold weather can affect a person’s homeostatic balance, by lowing the body temperature until the body develops hypothermia. Hypothermia is a decrease in core body temperature to a level at which normal muscular and cerebral functions are impaired. The cold lowers your body temperature which in turn decreases how well your body can perform. Prolonged exposures of cold could lead to death. If your body temperature gets to low you will die. 3. First, reduce heat loss by: adding additional layers of clothing, have dry clothing, increase physical activity, find shelter, or for more extreme cold weather use a hypothermia wrap. Second, add fluids and fuel: eat carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Drink hot liquids and eat sugars and GORP. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and tobacco products. Third, add heat: fire or other external heat sources, body to body contact, hot water bottles, warm rocks, towels, compresses, chemical heat packs such as the Heat Wave, and for more severally hypothermic people rescue breathing can increase oxygen and provide internal heat.
1. The human body uses its core to control its temperature. Around the core there is a layer of fat that helps prevent heat exchange from the core to the environment. In a cold environment, the fat keeps the body’s heat in and the outside cold out. Within the brain there is a section called the hypothalamus that contains core temperature sensor cells. When the core temperature falls below a set point the cells decrease their rate of nerve impulses. As a result of this, the brain sends messages to warm up the body. These messages can tell your body to shiver, pump less blood to your skin, or make your hair stand on end. These are all methods use to keep heat in your body. 2. Cold weather can lower your core temperature enough to cause hypothermia. This soon eliminates your body’s functions of muscles and cerebral functions. This causes your body to go through the normal reactions to the cold and worse. You can become immobile and stuck in a dangerously cold environment. You may also become unaware that you are cold and strip your clothes furthering your body’s unstable core temperature.3. The most important thing you can do to prevent hypothermia is dress properly. Make sure your clothes are appropriate to the activity that you are performing, the weather, and any unexpected events that might happen. Layering your clothes is a good idea. Also avoid situations that provide the proper conditions for hypothermia. These include cold temperatures, wind, and water. Always travel with people knowledgeable about hypothermia. To treat a person with hypothermia you must return heat to their core as fast as possible. You can do this by adding and drying layers of clothes, increasing physical activity, and shelter. You must also refuel the hypothermic person with foods and
1. The human body maintains a constant internal temperature internal parts of the body called the core. A layer of fatty tissue surrounds the sore and is a good insulator of heat. It slows down the exchange between the core and the environment. 2. The brain sends messages to muscles to shiver. This rapid contraction and relaxation of muscles generates heat and adds to the core. The brain also controls the flow of blood to the skin by constricting blood vessels and reducing heat loss. Lastly, by making the hairs stand on end, air is trapped and becomes another form of insulation; this causes goose-bumps on humans because they don’t have much body hair.Cold conditions can cause you to have blue skin, fixed or dilated pupils, no recognizable pulse or breathing, unresponsive (pass out) and enter and unconscious state, and rigid muscles. On extreme levels, it can cause death.3. In order to prevent hypothermia, dress properly and in layers. Always bring a rain-proof layer. Also wear protective clothing for your head, hands, and feet. Mainly, always be prepared for any type of weather. To treat a person with hypothermia, layer them with dry clothes, keep them hydrated and fueled through warm drinks, not solid foods. Apply heat to the area, when possible and warm easily.
1.Explain how the human body normally maintains a constant internal temperature, specifically in cool or cold weather.The human body has an internal body regulator, called homeostasis. Homeostasis maintains the internal body conditions. It is run by the endocrine system, by releasing hormones. When the environment surrounding you becomes cold, blood flow decreases to the skin. Tiny muscles contract the pores and skin around the hairs to conserve and maintain heat. The central sensor nerve decreases its rate of nerve impulse generation, and then a message is sent from the brain to the muscles to cause them to shiver. Shivering creates heat due to the constant contraction and relaxation of the muscles. The heat is sent to the core and the body then heats up once again.2.Summarize how cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance.Cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance by the fact that it causes the body temperature to go below average (98.2° F to 98.8°F). Homeostasis has to work with the control systems in the body to bring the body temperature back up.3.Considering what you’ve learned about homeostasis and hypothermia, recommend prevention strategies and treatment options for people experiencing hypothermia.To prevent hypothermia, dress in four layers of clothing; including a base layer made of non moisture absorbing material such as polypropylene. Also, don’t forget to cover and protect the feet, head, and hands from cold weather. Unprotected hands that are exposed to cold temperatures of tools/rock can cause rapid heat loss.To treat hypothermia, remove the person from the cold, wet, or windy environment. Dry the person off and shelter them from the elements. Replace their wet or cold clothing with dry clothing and have them drink a warm (not hot) beverage. Keep them insulated, with blankets or sleeping bags, to prevent further heat loss.
1. Explain how the human body normally maintains a constant internal temperature, specifically in cool or cold weather. The body maintains a constant temperature because of homeostasis. Homeostasis is the regulation and maintenance of an internal environment. The body’s control system reacts quickly to external conditions to regulate internal conditions. The control systems of the body include; sensors, control center, communication systems, and targets. To keep a tolerant temperature in hot weather the blood flow to the skin increases. Also small muscles expand the pores and sweat glands release water to cool down the body. In cold weather the blood flow to the skin decreases, small muscles contract the pores and skin around body hairs to conserve heat. This makes the skin to appear with goose bumps. 2. Summarize how cold weather can alter a person’s homeostatic balance. Cold weather alters the body’s internal temperature decreasing it from its normal temperature from around 98.2 degrees. If the homeostatic balance goes below 80 degrees the heart may fail and you will die. Homeostatic balance is extremely important to keeping your body healthy and alive.3. Considering what you’ve learned about homeostasis and hypothermia, recommend prevention strategies and treatment options for people experiencing hypothermia.If you are in a position where you may be at risk of hypothermia then you should take the following precautions. You should definitely wear an insulated layer of clothing along with wool sock, gloves and mittens. Also drink a lot of water and eat plenty of food so your body can use the energy to maintain homeostasis. If you are experiencing hypothermia then you should be taken to the hospital and take a warm bath along with drinking hot beverages.
1.) The first thing that happens is the receptors feel a change in temperature. They send that information to the brain. The brain or control center interprets the information and decides how to get it back to normal. It then sends the message through the communication system to change it back to normal. The target or where the information is traveling then does what the control center asked and heat is restored to normal.2.) Cold leads to hypothermia which is when the bodies core temperature impairs your muscle control. If it stays cold too long you could die as well as if your body temperature gets too low.3.) Wear clothing appropriate for the weather and eat healthy. You keep their heat then replace the fuel they are burning and slowly heat up their body. There also is a hypothermia wrap. You also have to make sure they stay hydrated and if they pee then the body will focus on heating the rest of it.