Topic: Brain Wave Training

The Epidemic of Traumatic Brain Injuries

The Epidemic of Traumatic Brain Injuries

The human brain is one of the most amazing organs in our body. Its optimal function is imperative for life. It is a very soft structure, protected only by the bony skull. The skull is a hard covering with space between the soft brain and the inner surface of the cranial vault.

A blow to the head or any movement that causes the brain to move inside the skull easily bruises the brain. This is an image of what happens when you suffer from a concussion:

As you can see the brain is tossed around within the skull causing it […]

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Finally, Pediatricians are Waking up!

Finally, Pediatricians are Waking up!

Believe it or not, I recently received a phone call from a local pediatrician (who is one of the more “open-minded” doctors I have met) asking me to see one of his patients (diagnosed with ADHD) for an EEG evaluation and neurofeedback training. He referred to a recent research paper, published by “Pediatrics – Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics”, http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/133/3/483.full.html

The article appeared in the February 17, 2014 journal. Basically, neurofeedback was used to help students with ADHD gain better concentration, attention and focus. The outcome in the study was quite impressive:
“This randomized controlled trial included
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Brain Health? A Real “No-Brainer”

Brain Health?  A Real “No-Brainer”

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Are you surprised to learn that what’s good for your brain is good for your metabolism, organ systems and total body health?  Consider reading Dr. Daniel Amen’s book, “Change Your Brain Change Your Body.”

You can create a higher functioning brain along with a more youthful body by following sound principles of mind-body medicine.  Dr. Daniel Amen, author of “Change Your Brain, Change Your Life”,  has viewed over 55,000 brain scans (SPECT) looking for trouble with specific brain systems.  The brain imaging work has opened a new window into why people do what […]

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