BC: Mixbook created by: Marcus Richardson WNTHS
1: Stress is a normal physical response to events that make you feel threatened or upset your balance in some way. When you sense danger whether its real or imagined the body's defenses kick into high gear in a rapid, automatic process known as the “fight-or-flight” reaction, or the stress response
2: At first it responds by releasing a hormone from the adrenal glands called epinephrine and norepinephrine. These help to raise blood pressure and heart rate. Then if the stress continues, they release corisol.
3: High Blood Pressure: Stress contributes to most high blood pressure and is the sole cause of 40% of hypertension cases. Elevated Cholesterol and Blood Fats: This occurs most frequently in people who must deal with stress regularly, and it increases their risk of heart disease. Obesity: Many people eat as an outlet for stress.
4: Stress can be dealt with in many different was: 1. Meditate- you can relieve stress by meditating. This includes swimming, walking, painting, or anything that keeps you calm. 2. Picture yourself relaxed- Make a visual image in your head of you doing something relaxing to keep your mind off of what's stressing you out. 3. Breathing deeply- When you are stressed out, you breathe tense and shallow, but when you're calm, you breathe very relaxed, so try this to bring down those stress levels.
5: SItuations That Cause STRESS 1. Emotional problems 2. Your job 3. Unemployment 4. Major Life Changes 5. Stress in your family These are all MAJOR reasons of stress