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Stress 101: Your Body's Stress Response

Understand Your Body’s Stress Response

Stress is the body’s internal response to perceived threat or danger.  This response results in a release of the hormones adrenaline and cortisol.  Our hearts beat faster, muscles tighten, blood pressure rises, breath quickens, and senses become sharper. These physical changes increase strength, stamina, reaction time, and focus to help fight or flee from danger. Continue reading “Stress 101: Your Body's Stress Response”

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