Stress as a Bodily Response
Body Response -When a person is faced with stress for time there reponsers are initieated by the HYPOTHALAMUS.
SAM ( FIGHT or FLIGHT response) hypothalamus -adrenaal medualla - releases adrenaline/noradrenaline. (short term stressor)
HPA ( LONG TERM) Hypothalamus - PituituaryGland - ACTCHreleased -AdrenalCortex- cortisol released.
Immune System- White blood cells T cells - look for hidden invaders , B cells -produce antibodies stress can cause , Damage to the heart , Cell functioning , Skin conditions , Behaviour (eating /Smoking ) Vulnerable (to illness)