Lecture+39_Endocrine4_Revised-3

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Unformatted text preview: . 19-10, p. 697 Chronic Stress •  Cor=sol secre=on is adap=ve in a natural environment –  threatening situa=ons demand energy mobiliza=on & conserva=on –  stress response helps return energe=c demands, aka allosta4c load to normal levels •  In human society, stress and energe=c challenges are not so closely linked –  indeed, energe=c resources are so rich that this kind of response is maladap=ve –  chronic stress, or allosta4c overload, can cause disease Aldosterone hypersecre=on •  Primary hyperaldosteronism: –  aldosterone- secre=ng adrenal tumor (Conn’s sy...
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