where hypotheses come to die (madman101) wrote,
where hypotheses come to die

Pathophysiology of stress response

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...sit with a group of hunter-gatherers from the African grasslands and explain to them that in our world we have so much food and so much free time that some of us run 26 miles in a day, simply for the sheer pleasure of it. They are likely to say, “Are you crazy? That’s stressful.” Throughout hominid history, if you’re running 26 miles in a day, you’re either very intent on eating someone or someone’s very intent on eating you...
From Robert Sapolsky's brilliant book on stress called "Why zebras don't get ulcers"
Tags: health - stress response (muscles), microb - atp/ amp/ krebs, microb - stress-glutam
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