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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

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder

The fight or flight response is an involuntary, spontaneous reaction to an impending danger. Imagine walking through the woods. You come face to face with a wolf. Your heart starts beating fast, your muscles tense, you are instantly alert. For a split second you are paralysed with fear. Then you make a decision. You decide to either defend yourself or run. This is the fight or flight response. For people with GAD this is everyday life #GAD #anxiety #fightorflight #fear #mental #health

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

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Fight Or Flight - Rescuing Yourself From Adrenal Fatigue

Do you know that your adrenal glands are connected to your 'fight or flight' mechanism? If you suffer from thyroid disease, learn how adrenal.... Do you feel like you are in Fight or Flight mode??? Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Learn steps of getting out of Adrenal & Thyroid Fatigue, here ▼ http://thyroidnation.com/fight-or-flight-rescuing-yourself-from-adrenal-fatigue/ #Thyroid #Fatigue

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A CBT look at Fight or Flight, when the tail wags the dog…

Amygdala Fight or Flight Response | moderate way during your day the extreme fight or flight crescendo is ...

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“Mommy, why do I worry so much?” At some point, children with anxiety want to understand why they are suffering from persistent worry. Try walking your child through this infographic. Kids love to learn that worry actually has a very specific...

“Mommy, why do I worry so much?” At some point, children with anxiety want to understand why they are suffering from persistent worry. Try walking your child through this infographic. Kids love to learn that worry actually has a very specific...

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