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

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The fight or Flight Response - Understanding what is really happening inside your body, when fear, panic or anxiety strike.

The fight or Flight Response - Understanding what is really happening inside your body, when fear, panic or anxiety strike.

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This information graphic shows the body reacts in situations of extreme fear. Fight or flight response. www.hawaiiislandrecovery.com

This information graphic shows the body reacts in situations of extreme fear. Fight or flight response. www.hawaiiislandrecovery.com

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How the Nervous System Helps Us Defend Ourselves describe the difference between autonomic and somatic?  regulates the functions of our internal organs (the viscera) such as the heart, stomach and intestines.  Somatic?   regulates body movement through control of skeletal (voluntary) muscles and senses

How the Nervous System Helps Us Defend Ourselves describe the difference between autonomic and somatic? regulates the functions of our internal organs (the viscera) such as the heart, stomach and intestines. Somatic? regulates body movement through control of skeletal (voluntary) muscles and senses

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Some of the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety that are the first to go away with appropriate intervention.  Blisshypnotherapy.co.uk

Some of the physical symptoms of stress and anxiety that are the first to go away with appropriate intervention. Blisshypnotherapy.co.uk

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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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