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The Amygdala-Prefrontal Cortex Connection is Crucial

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What is causing so many people to take antidepressants? If you add up together all the percentages of the people who suffer from mental illnesses, it comes up a very large number. A lot of  people are suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, depression, ADHD, dysthymia (chronic unhappiness), the list goes on an on, and added together, it's huge. New research shows how stress in families can cause children to get a disconnection between their amygdala - the primitive part of the brain that regulates fear - from their front cortex - the conscious part of the brain which tells the amygdala whether there is really anything to worry about, or not. When this is not properly connected, stress and fear can get out of control. Therapy can repair this disconnection to

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 What is causing so many people to take antidepressants? If you add up together all the percentages of the people who suffer from mental illnesses, it comes up a very large number. A lot of  people are suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, depression, ADHD, dysthymia (chronic unhappiness), the list goes on an on, and added together, it's huge. 

New research shows how stress in families can cause children to get a disconnection between their amygdala - the primitive part of the brain that regulates fear - from their front cortex - the conscious part of the brain which tells the amygdala whether there is really anything to worry about, or not. When this is not properly connected, stress and fear can get out of control. 

Therapy can repair this disconnection to some degree later in life, but with an enormous amount of hard work. 

Watch the embedded video, it's so powerful. There is so much suffering in the world, and neoliberalism doesn't help. 


The Amygdala-Prefrontal Cortex Connection is Crucia


I know this video comes over as a bit like an advert, but I think Dr Greg Baer is right, and his therapy gives hope to millions of children with ADHD. These children are being given stimulants, which can harm a growing young brain, which is already under a lot of dress, even more. 


Greg Baer M.D. teaches you an ADHD treatment that is successful without medication. 



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https://youtu.be/5ib3lv4UGL8


Mike Norman
Mike Norman is an economist and veteran trader whose career has spanned over 30 years on Wall Street. He is a former member and trader on the CME, NYMEX, COMEX and NYFE and he managed money for one of the largest hedge funds and ran a prop trading desk for Credit Suisse.

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