abnormality or impairment in the regulation of a metabolic, physiological, or psychological process. “family dysfunction may contribute to emotional dysregulation” When we are dysregulated, one of the first things that typically happens is our breathing changes. The body literally changes by increasing our heart rate, tensing our muscles, and starting shallow, rapid breathing. The problem is – we sometimes have these responses to things that are perceived threats. When you tell your child they can’t have a bag of chips…