4th Hour

How will the astronauts get the necessary vitamins (including Vitamin D?)
The astronauts on the ISS take vitamin supplements (including vitamin D) A,B,D,E,K is stored in your liver.All but vitamin B are transfered through the body with fatty materials. A year or two can go by without taking vitamin A and you might not show ill effects. About four months can go by without consuming vitamin B12,D if your liver is functioning properly. Dehydrated food lacks vitamin C. Fresh fruit cured the condition Scurvy rickets is caused by lack if vitamin D. Food has vitamins.
Bone- calcium depletion could cause bones to decalciate. Decalcification of bones may lead to brittleness of bones and bone fracture on compound fracture.
Muscle- exercising daily should should keep the muscle cells regenerating inturn keeping them strong and keeps you from having chicken legs.
Blood- correct blood levels should be maintaned by diet, vitamin and mineral intake, and exercise. This should keep the astronauts in good health.
Possible injurie- injurie could lead to death.
Vitamin intake- daily vitamins must be taken with every meal. If blood is too thin take vitamin K. Vitamin C may help with diseases such as Scurvy and other diseases.
Minerals- minerals, salts and other minerals should be in every meal that the astronauts eat.
Water- keeping the right amount of water in the astronauts wont be a big deal because of the filter system. Water with every meal.
Mental health- like most humans, astronauts must have good mental health. This means he/she needs his/her space and he/she will need entertainment.
Vitamin D3 regulates calcium and phosfurus to the teeth and bones.

The status of vitamin D and folate, for example, decreases after long-duration space flight. The calcium balance (the difference between intake and excretion), which is about zero on Earth, decreases to about -250 mg/day during flight, a value that increases the risk of kidney stones. Early results suggest that astronauts can reduce the risk of boneloss and renal stones by proper intake of appropriate nutriends, such as calcium and vitamin D, an effective exercise program and minimal amounts of medicatio. Weightlessness also increases excretion of calcium in the urine and the risk of forming kidney stones. Absorption of calcium from the intestines decreases during space flight. Even when astronauts take extra calcium as a supplement, they still lose bone. It is very common for vitamin D levels to decrease during space flight. Vitamin C can help with scurvy and other diseases. acids in every day diets can were down you teeth.

Conclusion: Vitamin supplements will be sent with them. One year's supply for three astronauts will be within mass limitations.

5th Hour

What can we do to asvise mental health in a claustrophobic place? We could get a punching bag and let them get their craziness out by punching the punching bag.You could also get the person into a calm environment, maybe a place with stuff that smell like flowers or grassy smelling, something that reminds them of home.However, a great way of getting rid of this fear would be to assure yourself that there is nothing to be afraid of when standing within an enclosed space. You could try to make yourself believe that everything is okay.There is not a cure for claustrophobia; although, there are many ways of treatment that can help a person control their condition. Treatment for claustrophobia can include behavior therapy, exposure therapy, drugs or a combination of many treatments.
The claustrophobic victim knows the fact that the fear is unreasonable but cannot make the situation go away. Constrained objects or situations immediately make the person behave anxiously which can even go to the extent of panic attack. Behavior therapy includes identifying trigger points and recognising that someone's reactions to these triggers are learned instead of natural; through practicing being in small spaces, the individual learns to block out feelings of danger with the confined space.Medications prescribed to help treat claustrophobia include anti-depressants and beta-blockers, which help to relieve the heart pounding often associatedProlonged exposure to the setting that induces anxiety is sometimes effective in eliminating a phobia.
People suffering from claustrophobia may be able to get rid of their fears through repetitive exposure to enclosed spaces. Those who endure such episodes of confronting their fears without experiencing any damaging results often come to realize the unfounded nature of their anxiety. Claustrophobia, or fear of enclosed spaces, is one of the most common phobias. Claustrophobia can involve intense fear or even panic as a result of being in a small space. A phobia is a form of specific anxiety disorder where one has an irrational fear of a certain situation or object. Furthermore, claustrophobia is designated as a situational phobia, because it is triggered by a certain situation. Many different types of medications are used in the treatment of phobias like claustrophobia, including traditional anti-anxiety drugs such as benzodiazepines, and newer options like antidepressants and beta-blockers.

Conclusion: There is no cure for claustrophobia. Medicine for claustrophobia will be sent with them. One year supply for three astronauts will depend on the mass weight.

(4th hour Kendall W. Abigail B. Daniel V.M. Olivia D) & (5th hour Sarah B. Morgan S. Ashtynn R.)

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