Stress/Mental Illness

By Destiny Casanova

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Stess. What is Stress?

a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances
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What are the 2 types of stress?

There is good and bad stress. Good stress is called eustress and this is a short term stress that is good for you. Bad stress is called distress, it is long term stress that is not very good for you.
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What are adrenaline and cortisol and what does it do to us?

It increases our heart rate, our blood pressure and our breathing rythem/rate. It speeds up our energy and sweat production.
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Healthy ways to Relieve stress:

Writing

Talking to someone you trust

walking/excerise

having fun

getting sleep

keeping healthy

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Unhealthy stress relievers

Smoking

under/over eating

cutting

drinking