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Stress and your GUT – part1

Stress causes physiological changes in your body like elevated heart rate, your blood pressure may rise, and blood is pumped away from your midsection, going to your arms, legs, and head for quick thinking, fighting, or fleeing. Chronic stress results … Continue reading

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STRESS – What happens on a physiological level?

The concept of stress was first applied to a physiological state of arousal by Canon (1914), who proposed that for an organism to function at optimal level it must possess the ability to maintain a stable internal environment (homeostasis). Any … Continue reading

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