Anxiety and its physical and mental symptoms can be explained by an overload of adrenaline. It is the body’s physical response to perceived stresses. An overloads of adrenaline affects the whole body in many ways, including disruption to many other neurotransmitters and hormones.
Depression is the a coalescence of life events and disruption of ‘feel good hormones’ serotonin and dopamine in the brain.
Grief is felt emotionally but it’s effects come from our body’s stress response. The initial loss sets off a series of reactions involving hormones and neurotransmitters; ultimately affecting all the systems of our body. In our brain there is a collapse in our ability to stabilise neurotransmitters and thus our mood.
Anger is a normal response to threat or frustration. It