4 Ways to Cope with the Holiday Blues

For some, the excitement of gathering with friends and family, purchasing holiday gifts, and celebrating holiday traditions are a much anticipated joy. For others, the time leading up to Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa may bring up feelings of anxiety, stress, grief, or depression. The Holiday Blues can happen to anyone, but the good news is [...]

How to Harness the Benefits of Gratitude and Positive Thinking

As Thanksgiving approaches, many of us look forward to much anticipated meals together and catching up with friends and family. Whether intentional or not, these gatherings and traditions remind us to be grateful for all we have in our lives. More than just a gobble fest, the tradition of gratitude if we keep at it [...]

Can neurofeedback eliminate panic attacks for good?

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you know how scary they can be. Panic attacks can happen to anyone, but they often come on out of the blue. They can be very frightening with physical symptoms such as chest pain, a racing heart, nausea, feeling faint or dizzy, shortness of breath, trembling and shaking. [...]

What Medical Professionals Might Not Tell You About Bipolar Disorder

Mental health conditions are not uncommon. In fact, did you know that one in five Americans have a diagnosis of a mental health condition? In the case of Bipolar Disorder, 60 million worldwide are affected by the diagnosis according to the World Health Organization. The good news is that help is now more available than [...]

Too Much Internet Use Can Lead to Changes in Brain Function and Social Interactions

According to a recent study released by NICM Health Research Institute, Western Sydney University, current trends in both online gaming, and the extended use of the internet at work could lead to changes in brain functions. Decrease in Focus, Concentration One of the researchers, Dr. Josh Firth, stated: "The key findings of this report are [...]

Neurofeedback Can Improve Memory Loss

A certain amount of decline in memory and cognition is normal as we age, but too much can disrupt your life. It can make you feel socially awkward, and embarrassed around those you care about. If you can’t follow the thread of a conversation, it can make it difficult to maintain ties with friends and [...]

It’s Not All In Your Head – Natural Treatment for Non-Epileptic Seizures

Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) is a condition that is more common than one would think. Between 20-30% of those sent to an epilepsy center to help diagnose and control seizure are found to have PNES (Source: Medscape). If you have been diagnosed with PNES or pseudoseizures by health professionals and are looking for relief, neurofeedback [...]

How Can Neurofeedback Training Ease ADHD Symptoms?

When a child is struggling at school with focus, attention and impulsive behavior, the diagnosis that often comes to mind is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Researchers estimate that 6 million children in the U.S. have been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Stimulant medication, often prescribed to help improve focus, is the most common treatment that medical professionals [...]

Neurofeedback: An Excellent Tool for Improving Executive Performance

Consider investing in yourself to improve your well-being and your career. Improved health and mental focus can help you balance the stressors of daily living while keeping you headed toward your goals. Maybe you are seeking a promotion, a career shift, starting your own business or finding an innovative way to create more balance in [...]

Neurofeedback Training and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia, affects 5 million Americans according to the Alzheimer’s Association. In Virginia, 140,000 adults are living with the disease right now. The progressive, fatal disorder, which affects seniors ages 65 and older most commonly, is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Some medications have been approved [...]