Fight or Flight flow Chart

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  • Created on: 29-10-18 19:49
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  • Fight or Flight Flow Chart
    • 1. Stressful situation occurs
      • 2. Hypothalamus triggers activity in the sympathetic branch
        • 3. ANS changes from its normal state (parasympathetic) to physiologically aroused state (sympathetic)
          • 4. Adrenaline is released into the bloodsteam
            • 5. Adrenaline causes increased heart rate, dilated pupils, dry mouth
              • 6. Once the stressful situation has passed, our body returns to the parasympathetic state

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