Category Archives: Neurofeedback

How do you go from one of the worst pitchers in the AL, to pitching in the All-Star game the following year? Brain Training, of course!

When things just weren’t going very well for Chicago White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito last season, he knew he had to do something. He ended the 2018 season with an ERA of 6.13, the highest among AL starters who threw … Continue reading

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How successful are Neurofeedback treatments, and how long do they last?

Here’s a text I just received today: “I wanted to let you know ‘CM’ is doing great! He is a junior (in high school) now. He has a job. He got straight A’s in his regular classes and 2 online … Continue reading

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New Study Finds That EEG NF Makes Changes in the Brain

A newly published study (“Effect of Infra-Low Frequency Neurofeedback on InfraSlow EEG Fluctuations” by Vera A. Grin-Yatsenko, Valery A. Ponomarev, Olga Kara, Bernhard Wandernoth, Mark Gregory, Valentina A. Ilyukhina and Juri D. Kropotov) has given more evidence to what Neurotherapists have … Continue reading

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The Efficacy of Antidepressants

A newly published study found that people taking antidepressants felt worse in the long term, than people who did not take any medication for their depression.  This study followed 15,000 people over a 9 year period.  It seems that antidepressants … Continue reading

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The Problem with SSRI’s in Treating Depression

SSRI’s, (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors), such as Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft,  have been around for more than 50 years and have been readily prescribed to treat mild to moderate depression, even though their effectiveness is questionable.  The idea behind SSRI’s … Continue reading

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Are All Mental Illnesses Related?

According to former FDA commissioner, Dr. David Kessler, all mental illnesses are related.  Revealed in his new book, Capture: A Theory of the Mind, Dr. Kessler explains that mental illnesses are misguided neuro-networks that keep firing in a maladaptive pattern … Continue reading

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The Problem with Multiple Concussions – Diagnosing CTE

Boston University School of Medicine is heading up 50 medical researchers in a massive 7 year study into the brain disease CTE, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, the brain dysfuction made famous in the movie Concussion.  Typically, CTE can only be … Continue reading

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Five Drug-Free Treatments for ADHD

Medication is not the only treatment for ADHD! Dr Daniel Amen recommends 5 Drug Free Treatments for ADHD They are: Neurofeedback – Brain training using EEG Neurofeedback – effective, but takes several sessions, no side effects Nutrition – High protein, … Continue reading

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Study Shows Link Between Maternal Stress and Childhood ADHD

A study published in The Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry suggests that there is  a relationship between maternal stress during pregnancy and childhood ADHD.  Which kind of makes sense.  There is an increasing amount of … Continue reading

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Study Shows that Brains of College Athletes with Prior Concussions Show Long Term Changes

A new study just out shows that University athletes with a history of concussions had deleterious changes in size, blood flow, and connections in their brains months, and even years, after the injury. The study used advanced MRI to examine … Continue reading

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