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Any factor that moves the body away from homeostasis or balance.

Stress

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Another word for balance.

Homeostasis

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The alarm reaction.

Fight-or-flight

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Our conscious monitoring of stress, developing skills to deal with stress and the practice of putting those skills into effect.

Stress management

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List the 7 stages of the life cycle.

Egg, embryo, baby, child, adolescent, adult and old age

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Physiolgocial rhythms: temperature, sleep, alertness and hormone levels.

Biological rhythms or biorhythms

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Biorhythms that operate on a general cycle of 24 hours.

Circadian rythms

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Rhythms that help moderate hemispheric dominance in the brain.

Ultradian rhythm

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The concept that two things with separate rhythms put together will soon adopt one rhythm.

Entrainment