In stressful situations your body reacts often before you’ve realised and hormones pour into the bloodstream with lightning speed, respiration rate and muscle reactions increase, the heart beats faster, the blood supply to the muscles rises, fat reserves and sugar become activated. Blood coagulation intensifies to prepare for possible injuries.
In order to make sure all this energy is available to handle this state of emergency, unnecessary body functions such as digestion and reproduction are deactivated and the immune system slows down to a crawl.
So, the best thing to do is take control.
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