Accompanying Details to the Question: I seem to be listless, with no energy. Whenever I start a project, I never complete them on time, and it does not turn out right. How do I increase my adrenaline to give my projects some good energy to make something awesome? Answer: The adrenaline response is also known […]
What Are The Negative Effects Of Anxiety On The Body?
Anxiety can wreak havoc on the body. When you have anxiety and stress, it triggers the amygdala, which then triggers the fight or flight response. The fight or flight response is mediated by both the sympathetic nervous system and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA axis). Chronic anxiety and stress leads to long term activation of the […]
What factors determine whether the body fights or flees from danger?
When you are faced with a danger or threat, the fight or flight response automatically kicks in, and you don’t have to think about it to set it off. So this is a quick reflex that occurs that bypasses the planning and awareness centers of the brain. Instead, the danger is picked up by the […]
Is There An Adrenaline Response To Exercise?
The answer is no- there is not an adrenaline response to exercise. The adrenaline response is also known as the fight or flight response, and it is activated by the amydala, which is part of the limbic system of the brain. The amygdala senses fear, anxiety, and stressors. When the amygdala is triggered by anxiety and […]
What is the Adrenaline Response to Stress?
Adrenaline, also known as epinephrine, is a hormone that is released into the bloodstream in response to stress. So when you are stressed- maybe you lost your job, or maybe you are having relationship problems, or maybe you are having financial difficulties- your body reacts by releasing adrenaline. Adrenaline then travels to your heart, and […]
How Competitive Sports Increase Your Adrenaline, And What You Can Do To Wind Down
On the radio, I heard an interview with the son of the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, who was a well-known professional wrestler who died in 2015. The son recounted his childhood, and growing up with his father who was away frequently due to his wrestling circuit tours. Roddy Pipper made a name for himself by […]
Can the Fight or Flight Response Be Controlled?
Yes, the fight or flight response can be controlled. The fight or flight response occurs when you are exposed to something you fear. Fearful situations include: hearing footsteps behind you when walking home in the dark; giving a speech to an audience; making new friends at a party; interviewing for a new job; taking a […]
The Release of Cortisol During the Fight or Flight Response Occurs At The End Of What Pathway?
The release of cortisol during the fight or flight response occurs at the end of the HPA axis (hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal) pathway. Fear is modulated via the amygdala, the part of the brain that is involved in the fear response, also called the fight or flight response, adrenal response, and the stress response. When the amygdala senses […]
Can video games trigger an adrenaline response?
Yes, video games can trigger an adrenaline response. The release of adrenaline is triggered by stressors, and these include physical threat, fear, excitement, risky behaviors, bright lights, noise, and high temperatures. So the excitement from video games can trigger an adrenaline response. The adrenaline response is part of the fight or flight response, which is […]
What are the two components of the fight or flight response?
The two components of the fight or flight response are the neural response and the hormonal response. The neural response is from the activation of the sympathetic nervous system, which is part of the autonomic nervous system, involved with regulation of body organs. The hormonal response is from the activation of the HPA (hypothalamic pituitary […]