5+Stress2+notes - Stress Acute Stress Energy mobilization...

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Stress
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Acute Stress Energy mobilization Cardiovascular tone increased Digestion halted Growth halted Reproduction halted Immune suppression Improved cognition All prepare you for fight or flight
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Acute Stress Mobilization of energy Cardio tone up Digestion halted Growth halted Reproduction halted Immune suppression Improved cognition Chronic Stress Myopathy, fatigue Hypertension Ulceration Dwarfism Amenorrhea, impotency Disease risk increases Neuronal death
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Relative Heart Attack Risk Bosses Middle Clerical Assist’s
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Stress and the Immune System Proinflammatory cytokines such as interleukin-6 (IL-6) attract immune cells to injuries. • Chronically high cytokines increase heart disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, and arthritis. • Stress increases IL-6, as does smoking, depression, sleep loss, high-fat diet, lack of exercise, and aging, but decreases it at wound sites. • Spousal caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients have impaired immune systems.
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Mice fed a high sugar/fat diet do not become overweight unless they are also stressed. The weight gain is mediated by
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