Many pediatricians suggest parents should remain firm, not overreact, and then move on.
In other circumstances, the immune system may overreact (allergic reactions) or become damaged (autoimmune diseases), causing the uncontrolled release of pyrogens.
One of the biggest problems with speeches is that some men, when given the spotlight, overreact and may include things in their speeches that are inappropriate.
In anxious individuals, the amygdala seems to overreact and set off these responses even when the individual is not really in danger.
Rather than panic and overreact when you're surprised by events, you can deal with it objectively and analytically.