Health and Wellness : What’s Going on in Your Brain and Body During an Argument

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    In the Spirit of Mental Health Concerns,



    What’s Going on in Your Brain and Body During an Argument


    You brain is constantly sweeping for dangers in the environment — and when you’re in an argument, it’s working at full force.

    If there’s a face, voice, sound, gesture, word, or phrase that appears threatening, the amygdala — the part of the brain that helps to process your emotions — will signal an alarm that causes your hypothalamus to activate the release of hormones by your pituitary and adrenal glands. “This is your brain’s way of saying it’s time to fight or flee,” Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, a clinician, researcher, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy, tells Yahoo Health ...





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