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1

What is stress?

Physical, chemical or emotional factor resulting in tension of the mind and body

2

What are the adverse consequences of stress on physiologic functions?

Growth, metabolism, circulation, reproduction and immune response

3

What are the components of the stress system?

Central components: hypothalamus and brain stem

Peripheral components: Peripheral limbs of HPA axis, the efferent sympathetic-adrenal medullary system and components of the parasympathetic system

4

What are the stress hormones?

Corticotropin releasing hormone, Adrenocortioctropic hormone, glucocortioids

5

What hormone increase during stress?

Adrenaline, oxytocin, glucagon, angiotensin, and vassopressin

6

How does stress effect growth?

Decreased Growth Hormone, therefore suppresses growth and delays puberty

7

What hormone regulate body fluids and electrolytes?

Anti Diuretic hormone, aldosterone, angiotensin ll and atrial natriuretic peptide

8

What is the major action of antidiruetic hormone?

re absorption of water from the renal tubules

Which increases urine osmolaity and decreases urine volume

9

What is the major action of aldosterone?

increases Na+ reabsorption
increases K+ excretion

10

What is the importance of body fluids?

Homeostais, Transport meidum, metabolic reactions and temperature regulation