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KINE. QUIZ 3
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The state of regularly reacting with wild, acute stress about one thing or another.
Episodic Acute Stress
A physical, social, or psychological event or condition that upsets homeostasis and produces a stress response.
A series of mental and physiological responses and adaptations to a real or perceived threat to one's well-being.
An ongoing state of physiological arousal in response to ongoing or numerous perceived threats.
Stress that can have a detrimental effect on health; negative stress
Stress that prevents opportunities for personal growth; positive stress.
The short-term physiological response to an immediate perceived threat.
A physiological and mental response that occurs for a prolonged period of time after a major accident, war, assault, natural disaster, or an event in which one may have been seriously hurt, killed, or witness to horrible things.
The pattern followed in the physiological response to stress, consisting of the alarm, resistance, and exhaustion phases.
General Adaptation Syndrome
This phase of GAS is also known as the "fight-or-flight" phase - when your body is on high alert from a real or imaginary stressor.
This phase of GAS is when the body tries to return to homeostasis by resisting the stressor/stress response. However, because the stressor still exists, the body stays activated or aroused at a level that causes more stress to the body.
In this phase of GAS, the hormones, chemicals, and systems that trigger and maintain the stress response are depleted, and the body returns to homeostasis.
The portion of the the peripheral nervous system that regulates body functions that a person does not normally consciously control.
Branch of the autonomic nervous system responsible for slowing systems stimulated by the stress response.
Branch of the autonomic nervous system responsible for stress arousal.
This is also known as "Psychoneuroimmunology". Analyzing the intricate relationship between the mind's response to stress and the immune system's ability to function effectively.
Stress + Impaired Immunity
Higher stress levels many increase cortisol levels in the bloodstream, which contributes to increased hunger and seems to activate fat-storing enzymes.
Stress + Weight Gain
Chronic stress has been linked to increased arterial plaque buildup due to elevated cholesterol, hardening of the arteries, increases inflammatory responses in the body, alterations in heart rhythm, increased and fluctuation blood pressures, and many other risks
Stress + Cardiovascular
This is a physical reaction that is still unknown as to why it happens when related to stress. Since the body is normally more "run down" when one is depressed, anxious, angry, and/or overwhelmed - these emotions can trigger nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, gut pain, and/or diarrhea.
Stress + Digestive Problems
Too much stress can lead to thinning, or even a loss, of this part of your body. Often seen in individuals who have lost a loved one or experienced severe weight loss or other trauma.
Stress + Hair Loss
Stress hormones directly related and affect blood glucose levels. Those under a lot of stress often don't get enough sleep, don't eat well, and may drink or take other drugs to help them get through a stressful time. All of these behaviors can alter blood sugar levels and contribute to Type 2 of this disease
Stress + Diabetes
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