How Emotional Trauma Impacts The Brain, According To A Neuroscientist Psychiatrist

3 Signs You’re on the Brink of a Panic Attack — And How to Stop It

Anxiety is one of the most pernicious of our current epidemics. It lurks below the surface, sometimes undetectable, until it erupts. And then, we have no capacity for managing relationships, chores — even the most basic work functions.

While some health organizations claim only 11% of Americans suffer from panic attacks, the number is likely much larger; after all, who thinks to report it when they’re doubled over?

Even if you haven’t experienced a panic attack, the immense pressures and tectonic shifts in society of late have put all of us on edge. It’s good to know when an attack might be around the corner and how you can stop it in its tracks…READ ON

How Emotional Trauma Impacts The Brain, According To A Neuroscientist Psychiatrist

Surviving a chaotic upbringing, living through a natural disaster, experiencing verbal abuse—it’s common knowledge that these types of trauma can cause lasting emotional scars.

Excessive activity in the amygdala can generate angst and anxiety.

But did you know that they may also impact the physical functioning of your brain? And that these brain changes can increase you risk for anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, sleep problems, and more…READ ON

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