[ExI] atrophy or hypertrophy
anders at aleph.se
Fri Oct 2 09:27:22 UTC 2015
On 2015-10-02 10:41, Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:
> So, I would expect a mild loss of adrenal mass in response to the
> completely laid-back lifestyle. You are however unlikely to experience
> severe adrenal atrophy, since even under perfectly non-stressful
> circumstances there is a basal HPA activity level that keeps your
> adrenals going.
And that basal activity is also set to some extent by basic personality
- it has relatively little to do with actual circumstances. Stressed
people find ways to be stressed even in total retirement, laid-back
people relax while working.
Future of Humanity Institute
Oxford Martin School
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