During emergency, the mouth often gets exceptionally dry. Why?

During emergency, the mouth often gets exceptionally dry. Why?

Best Answer

It is a part of stress response. your body diverts blood flow to the brain/musculoskeletal syatems for "fight or flight". The body's digestive, elimination and reproductive systems are a low priority for stimulation/metabolic activity because the body is focused on survival.

I've no idea. It seems a silly reaction when you think about it. We find it more difficult to talk, and breathe. There MUST be a good reason though, mustn't there?

The release of catecholamine hormones in the " fight or flight " response. These androgen's have this and many more reactions to immediate stress.

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