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Suppression of the allergic reaction

Cortisol suppresses the body’s allergic reaction. This is beneficial when fighting or fleeing since dust and other irritants can cause breathlessness, runny nose and eyes and, as a consequence, reduced performance. Both the alarm response and resistance response operate together to assist the body in defending itself. In persistent, distressful situations we might feel like […] Read more