RESPONDING POSITIVELY TO AMYGDALA HIJACK   Emotions associated with fight or flight response, for instance; anger or fear are activated in the primitive part of our brain called the ‘amygdala’. When the amygdala perceives a threat, it can lead that person to react irrationally and destructively. Adrenaline and cortisol hormones are released. Adrenaline increases your heart rate, elevates your blood pressure and boosts energy supplies. Cortisol, the primary stress hormone, increases sugars

RESPONDING POSITIVELY TO AMYGDALA HIJACK Emotions associated with fight or flight response, for instance; anger or fear are activated in the primitive part of our brain called the ‘amygdala’. When the amygdala perceives a threat, it can lead that person to react irrationally and destructively. Adrenaline and cortisol hormones are released. Adrenaline increases your heart rate, elevates your blood pressure and boosts energy supplies. Cortisol, the primary stress hormone, increases sugars

Fight or Flight Response --- Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic Nervous Systems --- How the nervous system helps us defend ourselves.

Fight or Flight Response --- Sympathetic vs. Parasympathetic Nervous Systems --- How the nervous system helps us defend ourselves.

Here is the last picture in our campaign to raise awareness of Generalised Anxiety Disorder.

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Here is the last picture in our campaign to raise awareness of Generalised Anxiety Disorder.

Fight or Flight response. Quick video that explains the physiology behind the response. Use it with PTSD kids and go into discussing how their fight or flight is in some ways stuck on. Discuss trauma triggers, bodily reactions, and coping skills

Fight or Flight response. Quick video that explains the physiology behind the response. Use it with PTSD kids and go into discussing how their fight or flight is in some ways stuck on. Discuss trauma triggers, bodily reactions, and coping skills

“Oh God, I’m shaking, I feel sick!” (the physiology of fight or flight / panic attacks)

“Oh God, I’m shaking, I feel sick!” (the physiology of fight or flight / panic attacks)

“Oh God, I’m shaking, I feel sick!” (the physiology of fight or flight / panic attacks)

How the Fight-or-Flight Response Prepares Your Body to Take Action: The fight-or-flight response prepares your body to deal with stressors.

How the Fight-or-Flight Response Prepares Your Body to Take Action

How the Fight-or-Flight Response Prepares Your Body to Take Action: The fight-or-flight response prepares your body to deal with stressors.

Fear is an emotion induced by a real or imaginary threat perceived by living entities which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately a change in behavior such as running away hiding or freezing from traumatic events. Fear may occur in response to a specific stimulus happening in the present or to a future situation which is perceived as risk to health or life status power security or in the case of humans wealth or anything held valuable. The fear response arises from the…

Fear is an emotion induced by a real or imaginary threat perceived by living entities which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately a change in behavior such as running away hiding or freezing from traumatic events. Fear may occur in response to a specific stimulus happening in the present or to a future situation which is perceived as risk to health or life status power security or in the case of humans wealth or anything held valuable. The fear response arises from the…

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