Amygdala Disconnection!

Larry Hoover larryhoover at sympatico.ca
Wed Feb 28 08:55:02 EST 2001


"Mystical" <Mystical at pacbell.net> wrote in message
news:k16n6.485$Of3.268528 at news.pacbell.net...
> I am trying to find out if it is possible to have one's amygdala(s)
removed,
> disconnected or what ever. This would be to remove some old anxiety memory
> traces that never go away. Any Ideas appreciated. Brad

The trite answer is no, not if you want to remain alive. I suspect that you
are dealing with traumatic memories? There are cognitive processes (talk
therapy) that can help you, and medication (e.g. benzodiazepines) that can
take the edge off. What have you tried so far?

Larry







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