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    What is Amygdala!?
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    An_249242 posted:
    Hello All:

    While doing some research on the brain I came across some very important information. I really believe that one way to gain control over your life is to simply become informed about every aspect of it. The key is to dig deep, because the more you dig the more informative you become; and everybody knows that knowledge is strength.

    Well anyway, I came across a word called AMYGDALA. The amygdala, which makes up a part of the brain, is said to be the main region of the brain that is linked to fear and anxiety. As sources would have it, it is believed that thoughts of fear, paranoia, and/or depression-etc., has to do with the fact that there is an imbalance/over activity of the amygdala. This imbalance and/or over activity of the amygdala is due to a zinc definciency.

    So, the question is, how can this be fixed? It is suggested that herbal supplements as such as Kava Kava, Siberian ginseng, licorice, and/or valerian root can help reduce an over active amygdala.

    I hope that this bit of information is helpful to someone. I would encourage everyone to do further research on the brain, and the herbal supplements as well. Let's try to get to the root of our problem.
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