The Body's Response to stress

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  • THE BODY'S RESPONSE TO STRESS
    • FIGHT OR FLIGHT? - Heart beats faster, legs shake as adrenaline is released, our stomach feels tight
    • The Endocrine System
      • .System of glands that release hormones into the blood stream
        • Hormones control many biological functions and behaviours
          • The pituitary gland is the master gland and influences all the parts of this system
          • The adrenal gland releases important stress hormones such as corticosteroids, adrenaline and noradrenaline

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