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  • “If people get more into depression it’s partly because of what’s called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, abbreviated as HPA,” she explains.

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  • Here’s how it works in your body: You have a stress circuit that loops between your nervous system and your stress hormones called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis (see Figure 9.1).

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  • Figure 9.1 Under Attack When we’re stressed, our brain goes through a cascade of chemical reactions through a circuit called the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.

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  • After the initial perception of a challenge or threat, the HPA hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis comes into play.


  • CRH also activates the HPA hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, which results in the release of the hormone cortisol from the adrenal glands.


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  • I've always known that chronic and severe stress can damage your body and mind, blocking the fluid communication to and from most organs-especially in the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis and in the limbic system, the brain's emotional center.

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  • Effect of peripheral and central cytokines on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in the rat.

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  • The HPA-axis, or hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, refers to the nervous and endocrine system that regulates the physiological response to stress.

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  • Indeed, the body has three main mechanisms geared specifically for handling stress: the autonomic nervous system (ANS); the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis; and the neuropeptide web.

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