on Neurofeedback’s effectiveness?
is getting a good workout. The drowsiness typically goes away after about
feeling differently than before Neurofeedback. As the brain improves, the
need for medication decreases and one should work with their prescribing
physician to adjust dosages to adapt to brain improvements.
typically due to a lack of sufficient hydration. So make sure you drink plenty
of filtered water before your Neurofeedback sessions.
effects. For a Bibliography of Neurofeedback research, see: ISNR.org
cap into which gel is applied so the electrodes in the cap can read your
brainwave activity and send that information to the computer so you receive
feedback about how your brain is performing. You will have a bit of clear gel
in your hair, but we clean the gel up after your session.
how to breathe properly and how to practice being in what we call the AARF state:
Awake, Alert, Relaxed and Focused. As you sit, still and quiet, your job is to breathe
properly, practice the AARF state, and watch the movie/game with curiosity.
game gets brighter/bigger/louder. When your brain stops improving, the movie
gets dimmer/smaller/quieter. This feedback helps your brain improve by learning
new brainwave habits.
figure out how to get the feedback to increase. When they try to figure out and
control the process, they get in the way of their brain learning quickly.
Neurofeedback is an opportunity for the brain to learn at a physiological level
and in a way that is much quicker than learning at a cognitive/thinking level.
rather than control, the more opportunities your brain gets to learn and create
new habits. So leave your control at the door and bring your childlike curiosity.
Your brain will thank you.
If one is not on a lot of (or certain types of) medications, is eating healthy,
practicing good sleep habits and stress management techniques, exercising,
and taking good quality supplements, they may expect to see some lasting
changes after 10 sessions. Some people experience changes sooner and
others need more sessions before noticing substantial changes.
and sees how your brain responds to the first few sessions, he may have
a better idea of how many sessions you might need.
your brain is responding to the training and to help us assess whether we need
to employ other brain training techniques to move you along more quickly,
but you only pay for the brain map once. Our goal is for our clients to achieve
their brain training goals as quickly as possible.
complex cases and the VA pays for 30 sessions. After those 30 sessions these
veterans typically experience profound reduction of difficult symptoms,
improvements in abilities to perform tasks, and often are reducing or even
getting off medications.
over the years. These are complex cases, and while they see definite
improvements, they often require more sessions than other cases.
come a few times a week in the beginning, if possible. Those who do as
many sessions as possible in a short period of time see benefits more
quickly than those who spread their training out over time. It’s similar
to going to a gym - you will benefit more going 3 times a week than
going once a week.
is better than not coming at all.
to spread your sessions out over longer periods of time. We help you decide
when it is good to begin doing so.
can optimize sleep, improve stress management, and choose brain healthy
foods, supplements, and exercises to provide optimal support and nutrition
so their brain can transform as quickly and effectively as possible during their
or Epigenetics Coaching with Lee Ann and individualize their lifestyle choices
to see even better results.
However, over the decades we’ve been offering Neurofeedback, our clients
have reported many beneficial results, such as:
healthy lifestyles that nourish their brain and body for optimal performance.
they experience a stressful time or an injury. Doing a few sessions of
Neurofeedback can help them get back to themselves a bit more quickly.
ADHD have come back for a few sessions when it’s time to take college
entrance exams or graduate school exams. They just want to get a tune-up
so they can perform at their best.
about despite the fact that Neurofeedback has been around and researched,
even in the Veteran’s Hospitals, since the 1970’s. There are many sound
scientific studies on the effectiveness of Neurofeedback for many
brain related issues.
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