Tereasa Mansfield, Parent Trainer & Coach
Last updated 2 years ago
Stress Reduction Correlates With Structural Changes in the Amygdala
Scientists published findings in the Archives of General Psychiatry identifying the first clear evidence that smaller amygdala volume is associated with PTSD, regardless of the severity of trauma.But there's still a chicken-or-the-egg question:Is the physiological difference caused by a traumatic event, or does PTSD develop readily in people who naturally have smaller amygdalas? Fear induced by trauma hypersensitizes the amygdala to danger causing a volume increase during stressful events.
My First Speech in Public Speaking 205: a subject that’s really important to me.
anatomy of anxiety. It amazes me how the itty bitty amygdala can cause such chaos to the human body. Triggers during recovery (in this case, infidelity) have been compared to the triggers for PTSD. Ignoring it and keeping silent is not healthy or am effective way to process the pain. Get help, it takes more courage to get help than to be silent and suffer. You CAN do it...YOU are worth it.