The Fight of Flight Response

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  • Hypothalamus
    • Activates the sympathetic nervous system
      • Impulses activate glands in the smooth muscle
        • Neural activity combines with hormones in the bloodstream to cause the fight or flight response
      • Activates the adrenal medulla
        • Releases Adrenaline
          • bloodstream
            • Neural activity combines with hormones in the bloodstream to cause the fight or flight response
        • Releases Noradrenaline
          • bloodstream
      • Stimulates the anterios pituitary gland to release CRF
        • Pituitary gland secretes the hormone ACTH

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