stages of stess response - Stress Responses Stress is the...

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Stress Responses Stress is the emotional and physical way in which we respond to pressure. Stress can cause both mental and physical symptoms. Almost all people go through a stressful situation at some time in their life. It is important to know how to handle stress so that it does not destroy your life either physically or mentally. Most of the time people go through the three stages of the stress response when an incident happens to them. One stressful situation someone went through that I know was my neighbor when she lost her son in a car accident. The first stage she went through was alarm. When the police came to her house and told her that her son was killed she was alarmed and surprised. She was on the porch and she turned around and ran in the house screaming. People were coming over to her house and trying to comfort her. They told her to lie down because she was having hard time breathing and her heart was beating fast. In this stage these things are happening because the muscles need to be supplied with more oxygen. The body is preparing
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