A look at how modern life can often conflict with the changes caused by hormones

Serotonin. Love. Stress. Adrenalin. Anger. Oestrogen. Testosterone. Body Chemistry…

Are we in control of our lives? Can we cope with the modern world?

If you feel you can’t cope with stress, it may be your hormones that are to blame

Our bodies are not built for the 21st century. Our bodies think we are still in caveman times: when we were hunter gatherers.

Evolution has not adapted – and our body chemistry affects our lives – we are ruled by our hormones. But modern life is often constantly stressful and our bodies were only designed to deal with occasional fight or flight stress.

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Author: BBC