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Working on wellness stress vocabulary
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A hormone produced by the adrenaline gland that causes heartbeat, breathing rate, Blood pressure to increase.
The first stage the general adaption syndrome, includes the fight or flight response.
A method of stress management in which you learn to control some physical functions by recognizing your body's signals.
A way of using your imagination to cope with the stressors in your life.
Stress that produces negative effects.
Stress that produces positive effects.
The third stage of the G.A.S., it occurs when stress is prolonged and beyond a person's control.
Fight or flight response
The body's reaction to stress in which it becomes physically ready to fight the danger or stress to take flight from it.
General adaptation syndrome (G.A.S.)
The process of adapting to stress, which occurs in three stages:the alarm stage, the resisting stage, and the exhaustion stage.
High Blood Pressure
Hypertension, a condition in which there is a higher than normal pressure on the walls of the blood vessels.
A normal, balanced state.
A person who has extremely high standards and accepts nothing less than excellence of him/herself.
Physical symptoms that can be cause by stress.
A state in which your body and mind are resting.
The second stage of the general adaption syndrome, the body return to homeostasis, it's normal state.
A reaction of the body and mind to threatening or challenging events in one's life.
The cause of stress.
A sensation, such as pain, which is caused by a disease or stress and which cannot be measured.
Type A personality
People who tend to be competitive and driven to succeed, they may be likely to develop stress-related illnesses.
Type B personality
People who tend to be calm and noncompetitive, they aren't very likely to develop stress-related illnesses.
An open sore in the lining of the stomach or small intestine, caused by to much acid.
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