...alarm reaction, a stage of resistance, and a stage of exhaustion (Selye, 1976)
ALARM STAGE: Alarm stage suggests that the body is in the generalized arousal state, wherein the body mobilizes its resources to cope with stressors. The pituitary gland signals the adrenal glands to produce and release stress hormones: adrenaline, noradrenaline, and cortisol. As these stress hormones are dumped into the bloodstream, some bodily processes are rushed others are slowed, allowing bodily resources to be applied where they are needed.
We should all be thankful that our bodies... THE GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME How do stress and our response to it translate into disease? Great stress, if interfere with your...