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Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers


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author
Robert M Sapolsky
chapter
Why Is Psychological Stress Stressful?
publisher
Times Books
year
2004
page
255 (3rd ed edition)

excerpt

The stress-response is about preparing your body for an explosive burst of energy consumption right now; psychological stress is about doing all the same things to your body for no physical reason whatsoever. Exercise finally provides your body with the outlet that it was preparing for.

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