Wk 5 DQ 2 - helplessness, and defeat. These feeling of...

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Wk 5 DQ 2, Due Thursday, April 8 th According to the ABC News Special Stress Management video, what is the name of the stress hormone released by the body? Why is it important to recognize the types of health issues that result from toxic stress? According to the ABC News Special Stress Management video the name of the stress hormone released by the body is cortisol . It is important to recognize the types of health issues that result from toxic stress because they can be deadly. Toxic stress is associated with feelings of hopelessness,
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Unformatted text preview: helplessness, and defeat. These feeling of hopelessness and helplessness then trigger the release of cortisol which is deposited as what is called stress fat deep in the abdomen. This then sends the liver into over-drive so it can not do its job and mange cholesterol, insulin, and immune function. Stress Fat (induced by cortisol) is the only fat in the human body associate with heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, and cancer making it lethal to our bodies....
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