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Unformatted text preview: Short term stress response Increased blood pressure Increased breathing rate Increased metabolic rate Long term stress response Immune system may be suppressed Increased blood volume and blood pressure Proteins and fats broken down and converted to glucose, leading to increased blood glucose Retention of sodium ions and water by kidneys Male symbol- symbol of mars, Hermes (circle with arrow pointed up) Woman symbol- Venus, Aphrodite (circle with t on bottom) All humans start as hermaphroditic- 8 weeks of age that changes Giving birth hurts so much due to the size of the hips Anterior Pituitary receives signal from hypothalamus for puberty in women Brings about reproductive maturity in a women Menstruation- monthly cycle of ovulation and shedding uterine lining all under hormonal control Ovulation- Shedding of ova (fertility) Menarch- Onset of Menstruation Average age of Menarch 1860- 16, 1920-14.6, 1950- 13, 1980- 12.5, 2010-10-11 Menopause- cessation of ovulation and menstruation 1850- Average age 47 today 50-55...
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