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Ah Romance.. We all crave it! It can become an obsession.... What happens when we are attracted? There are visual cues, generally speaking. Men like breasts and round hips, they signal the ability to carry children. Women love those broad shoulders and strong arms that can keep that lion away. Women like that strong voice, it signals more testosterone. Men love that sexy voice. Some of the tactile cues are in the kiss. Men carry testosterone in their saliva. That can activate the testosterone in the women. Testosterone carries the arousal and trip wires the rest of the system. Oh, that yummy smell. Those are the pheromones taking over.
There are 3 of the brain structures that work in this mix. One of them is the ventral tegmental that is located in the lower region of the brain and is the region that produces dopamine. This is that feel good substance that can create the, "I want to do it again". It also gets fired up with other addictions. The next area to be influenced is the nucleus accumbens and likes to ride along with the thrill. It gets in the grove with producing serotonin and oxytocin. Serotonin helps with mental health and oxytocin is what is created with new moms. Men get to enjoy this ride because it is activated in them when their partner gets pregnant. The last brain structure that gets involved is the caudate nuclei. This structure helps to keep the momentum going because it is in charge of memory. And we don't want to loose those memories.
LENS neurofeedback helps the brain to function at a high level. It keeps all of the structures working in harmony. Oh Yeah!!!
Hello, my name is Dana Lee Collins M.A.,L.P.C. I am a psychotherapist that has been trained in the art of neurofeedback. This science helps to heal the brain of trauma. I am dedicated to helping people heal.