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It is also known as the fight-or-flight response, acute stress is your body's immediate reaction to a perceived threat, challenge or shock.

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Acute stressIt is also known as the fight-or-flight response, acute stress is your body's immediate reaction to a perceived threat, challenge or shock. The acute-stress response is immediate and powerful, and in certain circumstances it can be stimulating. Examples of acute stressors contain having a job interview or getting a speeding ticket.Chronic stressMild acute stress can actually be useful it can urge you into action stimulate and energize you. The problem occurs when stressors mound and stick around. This constant stress can lead to health problems, for example headaches and insomnia. The chronic-stress response is more restrained. For example Common stressors at work contain an impossible workload, endless emails, urgent deadlines and a demanding boss.Anticipatory stressorsAnticipatory stressor occurs when a person perceives that an upcoming event will be bad. Person has bad expectations of coming events. Forexample, theanticipationof surgeryAmbient stressAmbient stressis the stress that is directly around you E.g. Noise, pollution. For instance, at 40000 ft, the elevation a plane might fly, the Pambient will be 18.75 kPa, much lower than what is seen

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