The body's response to stress

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  • Created on: 16-02-14 16:17

1. THE ANS IS DIVIDED INTO WHAT?

  • SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM & THE PARASYMPATHETIC BRANCH
  • THE SYMPATHETIC ADRENAL MEDULLARY & THE SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • SYMPATHETIC NEROUS SYSTEM & THE PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
  • THE SYMPATHOMEDULLARY PATHWAY & THE PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
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2. WHERE ARE THE ADRENAL GLANDS?

  • IN THE BRAIN
  • ABOVE THE KIDNEYS
  • UNDER THE LUNGS
  • BELOW THE KIDNEYS

3. WHAT SYSTEM IS USED TO DEAL WITH ACUTE STRESSORS?

  • HYPOTHALAMIC PITUITARY-ADRENAL AXIS
  • THE SYMPATHOMEDULLARY PATHWAY
  • PITUITARY ADRENAL SYSTEM

4. NEGATIVE STRESS RELATED EFFECTS ON THE BODY CAUSED BY CORTISOL

  • PANIC ATTACKS
  • HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND LOWERED IMMUNE SYSTEM
  • COLD SWEATS AND OVERHEATING

5. WHAT ARE THE TWO SYSTEMS IN RESPONSE TO STRESS?

  • SYMPATHETIC ADRENAL MEDULLARY & SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • THE SYMPATHOMEDULLARY PATHWAY & THE PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM
  • SYMPATHETIC NEROUS SYSTEM & THE PITUITARY-ADRENAL SYSTEM

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