The Stress Response
What causes stress?
Are there consequences of prolonged stress?
How can you protect yourself against stress?
Effects similar to epinephrine
Coverts protein to glucose
Makes fats available for energy
Increase blood flow
Stress can suppress the immune system, making the person more
How? Stress results in release of glucocorticoids… directly
suppress the action of white blood cells
Reaction depends on appraisal
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