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Home > Be Healthy > Health Library > Stress Response (Fight-or-Flight Response)
The stress response is the set of physical and emotional changes the human body makes in response to a threat or stress. It sometimes is called the "fight-or-flight" response.
In a stressful situation, the body releases chemicals that trigger:
Current as of:
June 28, 2018
Medical Review:Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado, PhD - Behavioral Health
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