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 [...]

What is Neurofeedback?

How would you like to improve your responses to all of your day-to-day situations? Be in control of your thoughts and moods? Neurofeedback training can help you do these things and more. What is Neurofeedback? Neurofeedback is a specialized type of biofeedback, diagnosis a technique that helps you learn to regulate certain body functions so [...]

Does Winter Give You the Blues?

Natural Solutions for Seasonal Affective Disorder When short, dark days and frigid weather roll around each winter, do you feel yourself wanting to hibernate? Researchers estimate that up to 6% of the U.S. population suffers from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and 14% more experience the milder form as Winter Blues. Both are types of depression [...]

Studies Show an 89% Success Rate for Improved Autism Outcomes with Neurofeedback Training

Children and adults who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Asperger Syndrome may exhibit many different symptoms. They tend to center around issues with communication, social interaction, repetitive behaviors, and mood disorders, such as hyperactivity or anxiety. Scientists are unsure the exact mechanism for why autism develops, but they do know that [...]

15 of the Biggest Myths We Commonly Hear About Neurofeedback (But Aren’t True!) – Part 3

Neurofeedback is a holistic approach to improving your brain’s overall performance, which can reap benefits in healthy individuals and in those with brain-based conditions. But it is such a specialized, niche field of applied neuroscience even though it has been in use since the 70s, that many health professionals have termed it complementary and alternative, [...]

15 of the Biggest Myths We Commonly Hear About Neurofeedback – Part 2

Neurofeedback is a type of exercise for your brain that can help it operate more efficiently, making it easier to manage stress, stay focused, and think more clearly. However, neurofeedback goes by many names which can make it a little confusing to identify. It can be called neurotherapy, EEG neurofeedback, neurobiofeedback, brainwave training, EEG biofeedback, [...]