The Symphathomedullary Pathway

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What does the Hypothalamus do? (First step of the pathway)
What does the Hypothalamus do? (First step of the pathway)
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What does the ANS do? (Second step)
The ANS stimulates the Adrenal medulla which releases adrenaline and noradrenaline (Second step)
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What is the third step of the Sympathomedullary Pathway?
Stress Hormones are released into the bloodstream causing physical effects on the body (third step)
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What effects on the body do the stress hormones have on the body?
Increased heart rate, blood pressure etc.
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Why does our body respond this way?
To prepare us for the fight or flight response.
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What does the ANS do? (Second step)

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The ANS stimulates the Adrenal medulla which releases adrenaline and noradrenaline (Second step)

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What is the third step of the Sympathomedullary Pathway?

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What effects on the body do the stress hormones have on the body?

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Why does our body respond this way?

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