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How Stress Hurts

How Stress Hurts




Evolution was pretty savvy about danger. See a saber-tooth tiger, get moving! Today, flight—or fight, if necessary—still triggers major bodily changes, such as:

• Sugars in the bloodstream increase to supply energy

• Muscles tense so they're poised for action

• Heart beats faster to get blood pumping

• Digestion and other functions slow to save energy needed elsewhere




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