The fight-or-flight reaction occurs during which stage of the general adaptation syndrome?
Sue has been attending university for about a month. During the past week, she has been having trouble sleeping, experiencing headaches, and is having trouble concentrating, especially when she has an upcoming test. Which of the following strategies would NOT help alleviate Sue's symptoms?
A) learning and practicing muscle relaxation
B) devising a study plan
C) practice deep breathing exercise during stressful times
D) ignoring the symptoms because they will go away with time
Laughter may be the best medicine for stress because after a good laugh your
A) blood pressure is increased.
B) muscles are relaxed.
C) stress levels return to their pre-laughter level.
D) heart rate is increased.
Which neurotransmitter is used by the sympathetic nervous system to exert its actions?