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 [...]

Drug Free Treatment for Trauma and PTSD with Neurofeedback

Experiencing trauma is more common than you might think in this day and age. Chances are very good you either know someone, or personally witnessed a frightening event, where you or a loved one’s life was in danger. Mass shootings seem almost commonplace. Natural disasters,  war atrocities, and terror bombings can create changes in the [...]

Common Triggers for Migraine Pain and One Way to Relieve Them Without Medication

Nearly 30 million people in the U.S.have reported experiencing intense, throbbing migraine headaches that may last up to two days. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Women’s Health, migraine headaches disproportionally affect women; three out of four sufferers are women. While the exact cause or causes are unknown, researchers [...]

5 Tips to Get a Better Night’s Sleep Without Medication

Getting a poor night’s sleep can wreak havoc in so many ways. It can be hard to concentrate and to remember simple things, such as which grocery item to pick up at the store. If you only got a few hours, not the 7-9 hours that is often recommended, you could feel tired during the [...]

Smoother Mornings When Your Child Has ADHD

Families are gearing up for back to school, health gathering school supplies, getting yearly physicals, and signing up for extracurricular activities. Taking time to plan your family’s morning routine is just as important for getting off to a good start to the year. If any of your family members have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or [...]

Effects Anxiety Can Have on Your Brain

What is anxiety? Anxiety is a general term used to describe worry, fear or apprehension. Under normal circumstances, it is our body’s response to a traumatic, dangerous or fear-inducing circumstance. When the worry progresses to interfering with daily activities, it is time to seek help. Anxiety disorders can affect relationships, work, sleep, and the ability [...]

4 Benefits of Treating Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD or ADHD) with Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback is a type of neurotherapy that has been in use since the 1970s. It is used to treat a number of mental health diagnoses and nervous system disorders, prescription like Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). These conditions cause problems with attention, concentration, forgetfulness, impulsivity, and managing emotions. The following [...]

What is a Brain Map or qEEG?

Your brain is a highly complex organ made up of billions of cells called neurons. Neurons send and receive messages to and from all parts of your body. This electrical flow in the brain can be measured and mapped using a qEEG (Quantitative Electroencephalogram). This is known as a “brain map.” Why do I need [...]