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Neurofeedback for Bipolar Disorder 

September 9, 2021 Bipolar disorder is a personality disorder that affects around 3% of the population. Extremely high and extremely low episodes characterize it, often greatly influencing the quality of life. The cause for bipolar disorder has not been wholly identified but is one mental disorder that potentially increases the risk of suicide. Fortunately, there…

Therapist monitoring brain waves

Different Types of Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback is a non-invasive therapy that trains your brain to self-regulate and normalize it by giving positive feedback for desire behavior. When considering Neurofeedback is recommended to know how this treatment works and why the type you are getting is the best suited for your needs.   With almost 50 years of clinical use, Neurofeedback has…

What Are Brainwaves?

Every thought, behavior, or emotion that we have occurs due to the communication between neurons in the form of brainwaves. Brainwaves are created when synchronized electrical pulses are generated from large masses of neurons communicating together. Through Neurotherapy, these brainwaves can be detected using sensors that are applied directly to the scalp. But what exactly can these brainwaves…

Neurofeedback Side Effects

Most experts within the neurofeedback field compare the process to physical exercises but designed to strengthen the brain. Unfortunately, just like working out a muscle at the gym, mental fatigue is common after a neurofeedback session is concluded. But what other side effects have been reported when undergoing this type of brain training, and are…

What is Biofeedback?

Biofeedback, a mind-body therapy, teaches people to change the way their bodies function for the purpose of improving physical, mental, and emotional health. This is done through the use of instruments that measure and display mental or physical processes, allowing patients to control internal functions that are normally outside of their conscious control. In the same way the use of a stopwatch can help you…

Is Neurofeedback Safe?

Most patients who are considering neurofeedback ask whether there are any adverse side effects to the therapy. Generally, neurofeedback patients report little to no adverse effects. In fact, many say they feel relaxed and calm during the sessions and experience a new sense of energy after them. However, as with all forms of therapy, it is important to be aware of what to expect from…

Is Neurofeedback Effective for Treating ADHD?

For individuals with ADHD, the brain may have distinct patterns, particularly in the frontal lobe. Often, this area is linked to different traits, including behavior, learning and personality. Although many people do not consciously realize it, the brain and behavior are often connected, and changes in behavior can usually change the brain or vice versa. Neurofeedback tries to change these…