The body's response to stress

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  • Created on: 16-02-14 16:17

1. WHAT DOES THE PARASYMPATHETIC BRANCH DO?

  • RETURNS THE ANIMAL TO A STATE OF RELAXATION
  • PREPARES FOR FIGHT OR FLIGHT
  • RELEASES ADRENALINE INTO THE BLOODSTREAM
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2. WHAT PART OF THE ADRENAL GLAND IS USED IN THE PITUITARY SYSTEM?

  • CORTEX
  • MODULE

3. THE PARAVENTRICLUAR NUCLEUS IS ACTIVATED WHICH LEADS TO..

  • AN INCREASE IN HEART RATE, BLOOD PRESSURE, AND CARDIAC OUTPUT
  • THE PRODUCTION OF A CHEMICAL MESSENGER- CORTICOTROPHIN-RELEASING HORMONE (INTO BLOODSTREAM)
  • THE PRODUCTION AND RELEASE OF ADRENOCORTICOTROPHIC HORMONE

4. CORTICOSTEROIDS ARE RELEASED BY?

  • ADRENAL CORTEX
  • HYPOTHALAMUS
  • ADRENAL MODULE
  • KIDNEY

5. WHEN STRESS IS PERCEIVED BY THE BRAIN WHERE IS THE MESSAGE SENT?

  • HYPOTHALAMUS
  • HIPPOCAMPUS
  • PITUITARY GLANDS
  • ADRENAL GLAND

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