Endocrine and ANS working together: Fight or Flight

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  • Created on: 03-11-19 06:37


  • Fight or Flight Response: The way an animal responds when stressed. The body becomes physiologically aroused in readiness to fight an aggressor or, in some cases flee.
  • Adrenaline: A hormone produced by the adrenal glands which is part of the human body's immediate stress response system. Adrenaline has a strong effect on the cells of the cardiovascular system- stimulating the heart rate, contracting blood vessels and dilating air passages.

When a stressor is in seen, the brain called the hypothalamus triggers activity in the…


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