Stress Hormones - Medical Video

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Description

Medical/pharmaceutical video, patient education, biology, endocrinology.

Vocal Characteristics

Language

English

Voice Age

Middle Aged (35-54)

Accents

North American (General)

Transcript

Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
Adrenaline and cortisol are two key hormones of the stress system. They're released at the beginning of any acutely stressful situation. Adrenaline plays a central role in the short term reaction to stress. Cortisol works in the long term. Together they managed to increase the body's performance for a while. But invariably the time comes when energy reserves are depleted. This leads to fatigue, exhaustion and a lack of energy.