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Natural Chemistry and Cramps

1. Compare the natural chemistry that takes place in the environment with the chemistry that takes place due to man made factors like pollution. Discuss the effect of pollution at the local, regional, national, and global level.

2. A freshman studying medicine at an Ivy League College is a part of his class crew team and exercises regularly. After a particularly strenuous exercise session, he experiences severe cramps in his thighs and pain in his biceps.

Explain the chemical process that occurred in his muscle cells to cause this discomfort.

Explain the chemical reactions that have possibly taken place in his body after the exercise.

Discuss possible treatments for the freshman and how the treatment works chemically.

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1. Compare the natural chemistry that takes place in the environment with the chemistry that takes place due to manmade factors like pollution. Discuss the effect of pollution at the local, regional, national, and global level.

Answer: Natural chemistry that takes place in the environment is beneficial to nature and its resources, while man-made chemistry has many harmful effects to the environment. Natural chemistry is cyclic, in a sense that the transformation of elements and compounds are repetitive, so that everything in nature is in balance, like the cycle of air that plants and animals breathe, and decomposition of organisms to transform into energy that is used by other ...

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The solution discusses natural chemistry and cramps.

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