Stress And Health

Jamal Milton

Stress And Illness

Stress And Stressors


  • The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging
  • Stress arises less from events themselves than from how we appraise them

Stress And The Heart

Coronary Heart Disease

  • The Clogging of vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in many developed countries.
Type A

  • Friedman and Roseman's term for competitive, hard-driving impatient, and anger-prone people
Type B
  • Friedman and Roseman's term for easy going, relaxed people
3. Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development

Stress And Susceptibility To Diease

Psychopysiological Illness

  • Literally "Mind-body" illness, such as stress- related physical- illness, such as hypertension and some headaches
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Promoting Health

Coping With Stress

Aerobic Exercise

  • Sustained exercise that increase heart and lung fitness; may also alleviate depression and anxiety.

  1. Strengthen The Heart
  2. Increases Blood Flow
  3. Keep blood vessels Open

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Modifying Illness-Related Behaviors

Main Causes:

  1. Smoking
  • When and why people start. How can we prevent it.
2. Nutrition

  • Does what we eat provides building blocks for those
3.Obesity And Weight Control

  • How people gain weight and the others who eat the same amount only gain a pound
4.The Physiology of Obesity

1. Fat Cells

2. Set Points and Metabolism

3.The Genetic Factor

4. Losing Weight

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