A number of things happen, but the end result is that your body diverts energy away from non-essential things (such as digestion) and prepares for physical strain.
Your heart rate and blood pressure shoot up and your senses become sharper.
Stress and Your Body The adrenaline rush you feel at stressful times is commonly known as the “fight or flight” response.
This heightened state was important for our distant ancestors when faced with the dangers of their environment.
The reality of the modern office is that people are working more hours and getting married later in life.