Tag Archives: Chronic stress

Stress Responses and Meditation

The fight-or-flight reaction is the body’s response to mental stress including job deadlines and major life changes. During this response, the stress hormones including adrenaline and cortisol are produced to promote your response capability. Your heart rate is faster to … Continue reading

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Meditation for Stress Reduction and Healing Diseases

Although stress response is an adaptive reaction, long-term and chronic stress is harmful to health. Different people may have different symptoms and signs caused by stress. Adrenal glands are usually involved in stress responses and generate hormones including adrenaline and … Continue reading

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Emotions, Stress, and Coping: A Summary of Theories and Concepts

Emotions, Stress, and Coping: A Summary of Theories and Concepts   Categories/Concepts/Structures Theories Features Features/Contents The autonomic system Cannon-Bard theory 2 messages from the brain area processing sensory information To the autonomic system   To the limbic system James-Lange theory … Continue reading

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