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Stress_and_Illness - Stress: What Is It And What Diseases...

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1 Stress: What Is It And What Diseases are Related to Stress G. M. Roybal, M.D., M.P.H. HP 200 October 19, 2006 Overview: What is stress? Why is stress helpful? How stress effects the body? What diseases are stress related? What is Stress? The body’s response to stressors. – Events that disrupt homeostasis External Internal External: Stressors Physiological or emotionally threatening stimuli that disrupt homeostasis – Natural Disasters – Loosing Job – Crowding – Famine – Poverty
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2 Internal: Strain The emotional or physical reaction of the body to stressors – Psychological and physiologic reactions of an individual to ongoing stress. Stressors and Strain Stressors Strain External Internal Physical Reaction to Stress Three Stages: – Stage I: Alarm – Stage II: Resistance – Stage III: Exhaustion Stage I: Alarm “Flight-or-Flight” Brain rapidly and subconsciously perceives stressor – Internal (Perceived) – External (Real)
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3 Stage II:
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