02_12_2008 - • Autonomic Nervous System o Sympathetic...

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02_12_2008 Fight or flight response- body’s automatic response when it perceives threat or danger. o Gives strength and power to avoid physical harm o Activation of the sympathetic nervous system Homeostasis-limits in which the body functions efficiently and comfortably/ disturbed by stress.(equilibrium)
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Unformatted text preview: • Autonomic Nervous System o Sympathetic Nervous System o Parasympathetic(parachute down from stress) Nervous System • Key Stress Hormones o Cortisol o Noreoinephrine o Epinephrine(adrenaline) • The General Adaptation Syndrome o Stages-• Alarm • Resistance • Exhaustion •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course HLTH 285 taught by Professor Manning during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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