All MCAT Social and Behavioral Sciences Resources
Example Question #1 : Stress Management
Exercise, music, and laughter and methods to use to cope with __________.
Stress can be relieved by a variety of techniques, including exercise, listening to music, and watching a funny movie. Asthma is controlled by avoiding triggers such as smoke, perfumes, and dust. Exercise can be an asthma trigger. Peptic ulcers are caused by the bacterium heliobacter pylori and can be treated with antibiotics. Migraines are generally treated with drug therapy. Celiac disease is caused by a sensitivity to the protein gluten that is found in grains. A gluten-free diet can relieve symptoms.
Example Question #2 : Stress Management
Stress management is vitally critical because the long-term effects of stress could cause __________.
cerebral vascular accidents
If stress is allowed to persist, exhaustion occurs when the stores of glycogen are diminished. The immune system cannot find the energy to continue functioning. This is when deep physical illness takes over. Body muscle wastes away, and heart and kidney failure or ovewhelming infection are the end results. A cerebral vascular accident, also called a stroke, occurs when the blood supply to a part of the brain is suddenly interrupted. Risk factors for stroke include atherosclerosis and embolism. Elecrolyte imbalances can be the result of vomiting and diarrhea. Hypertension can be caused by alcohol consumption, obesity, drug use, and pregnancy.