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Can neuroscientists identify anxiety cells in humans?

In a new study, neuroscientists identified "anxiety cells" in the hippocampus of mice. The researchers believe it's likely that these cells also exist in the human brain, and understanding them could lead to better treatment for anxiety disorders.
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https://futurism.com/scientists-identified-anxiety-cells-brain-switching-on-off/

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From what they've learned from mouse models, it sounds like they might be able to.
If they can, and if that knowledge leads to effective treatments, that would be wonderful.
I'm one that believes anxiety (fear) is the root cause behind much of what ails us.
Fear is necessary. It keeps us safe. But unmanaged fear is destructive.
From knee jerk reactions to hindering critical thinking, it can be a big problem.


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