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I was wondering what does neurotransmitters have to do with stress?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Stress responses: In response to stress, the body releases many physiologically active chemicals, including neurotransmitters like norepinephrine and epinephrine. This goes along with the well-known "fight, flight, or freeze" response. If your body could not respond in this way, you would die.

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