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    C. Define and identify the relationship that the following have with stress:

    Epinephrine: A hormone secreted by the adrenal medulla. Epinephrine plays a central role in the short-term response to stress reaction. It is the physiological response to threatening excitement or environmental stressor such as high noise.
    ACTH-glucocorticoids: A hormone secreted by the Adrenal Cortex. During stress ACTH-glucocorticoids increase blood glucose level.
    ADH-vasopressin: An anti-diuretic hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Headache, decreased energy, low libido, and weight gain may be attributed to
    GH-growth hormone
    Explain how these are related to aging.

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    I have to tell you immediately that I'm not sure I have fully understood what you mean in your question, but I'll try to help you as much as I can.
    Epinephrine (or adrenaline, another name of it) from the adrenal medulla is the cardinal "fear-flight-and-fight" hormone. Increases heart rate, blood pressure, awareness & metabolism. Necessary in order to mobilize enough energy reserves for stressful situations including fleeing and fighting thus the "fear-flight -and-fight" name. Is therefore automatically triggered by all forms of stress. Chemically related to the nerve hormone/transmittor substance noradrenaline/norepinephrine (in the sympatic autonomous nervous system and in parts of the brain) which has similar effects.
    ACTH comes from the pituitary in the brain - ...

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    The solution defines and identifies the relationship that the following have with stress.