Adrenaline works to deadlines: the more immediate the deadline, the greater its ability to get the body moving and thinking. This is a good thing – in fact, it is a great thing because it can get you out of danger fast. However, adrenaline is only designed to be released in short, sharp doses. There is nothing wrong with putting your body on maximum output but the longer the output of adrenaline is sustained, or the more regularly it occurs, the greater the wear and tear on your body and the faster the drain on energy supplies.
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