The body's response to stress

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

  • HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND LOWERED IMMUNE SYSTEM
  • COLD SWEATS AND OVERHEATING
  • PANIC ATTACKS
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2. WHAT SYSTEM IS USED TO DEAL WITH CHRONIC STRESSORS

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

3. CORTICOSTEROIDS ARE RELEASED BY?

  • KIDNEY
  • ADRENAL CORTEX
  • ADRENAL MODULE
  • HYPOTHALAMUS

4. WHAT ARE THE RESPONSES

  • INCREASED HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIAC OUTPUT
  • DECREASED HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE AND CARDIAC OUTPUT
  • DECREASED PUPIL SIZE

5. WHERE ARE THE ADRENAL GLANDS?

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

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