Tag: Amygdala

The anatomy of anxiety

The Anatomy of Anxiety

The sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system is turned on and takes control when anxiety reaches an elevated state.  The physiology of anxiety includes an increased heart rate, shallow or labored, and heavy sweating. The person experiencing the intense anxiety is easily convinced they are in mortal danger.

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Ten Ways to Treat Chronic Pain Without Opioids

Alternative Treatment Methods For Chronic Pain Chronic pain is defined as any prolonged pain that lasts more than 12 weeks. …

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What makes a relationship healthy?

Relationships are hard. They take time, commitment, and consistent work. But when you think about it, anything that we truly …

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Some Women Wear a Strap on to Feel Powerful

A friend of mine told me, “Go to the sex shop that you mentioned in Hollywood and get a strap on.” “What, why? I responded. …