Q. 174.1( 31 Votes )

How does our body

Answer :

Adrenaline is a hormone secreted by the adrenal glands in case of flight situation/ emergency. When adrenaline is secreted into the blood, it-

• Speeds up the heartbeat, thus providing more oxygen to the limbs.


• Increases the rate of blood circulation thus resulting in an increase in blood pressure.


• Increases the blood supply to limbs and face.


• Stimulates the liver to put more glucose into the blood.


All these characteristics that occur on adrenaline secretion prepare the organism for flight from danger.

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