Amygdala Information

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"The Amygdala is an almond shaped mass of nuclei located deep within the temporal lobe of the brain. It is a limbic system structure that is involved in many of our emotions and motivations, particularly those that are related to survival. The amygdala is involved in the processing of emotions such as fear, anger and pleasure. The amygdala is also responsible for determining what memories are stored and where the memories are stored in the brain. It is thought that this determination (of how/where memories are stored) is based on how huge an emotional response an event (or memory) invokes.

Amygdala Function:

·        Arousal

·        Autonomic Responses Associated with Fear

·        Emotional Responses

·        Hormonal Secretions

·        Memory


This information is quoted from a document entitled Neuroanatomy (PDF Download) from the University of Iowa.

With this information about the Amygdala you can really begin to understand how powerfully and co-operatively EFT's meridian tapping works within the human body.  Dr. George Pratt (being interviewed on Larry King live and on San Diego television stations) speaks about the calming effect meridian tapping has on the Amygdala, and how the emotional impact of events can be reduced much more rapidly with meridian tapping’s acupressure techniques than by talk therapy alone.  Dr. Pratt also says although this is not always the case, he has seen the resolution of serious issues such as PTSD being reduced to 2 or 3 private sessions.

I've been working with EFT's Meridian Tapping for 10 years and the amount of useful ways EFT can be applied to improve life situations is incredibly flexible.

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