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Is This The Next Big Thing In Mental Health?

Originally found on thenextbigthing.com When was the last time you got onboard with a TRUE sector disruptor before the masses piled on? It can be a challenging task for even the most sophisticated investors, however once in a while a company comes along with an innovation so incredibly enlightened, it catches the attention of everyone! Allow…

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What Does Depression Look Like in Adults?

Originally found on https://www.additudemag.com/depression-in-adults-what-do-your-symptoms-mean/ Symptoms of depression often overlap with those of ADHD, making an accurate diagnosis challenging. Here’s what you need to know about the trademarks of depression in adults. Roughly one quarter of all adults with ADHD also experience symptoms of depression, which include feelings of sadness that last most of the day, stretch into…

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Postpartum Depression: What You Should Know

Originally found on WebMD.com. As a new mom, you face a lot of challenges getting used to life with a newborn. You’re also probably dealing with lack of sleep, new responsibilities, or even breast pain if you’re nursing.And what about the deep emotional pain that comes after childbirth and won’t let up? Not the milder “baby blues” that typically go away…

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How Insomnia Differs From Occasional Sleeplessness

Orinally found on https://sleep.org/articles/insomnia-vs-occasional-sleeplessness/ The causes and treatments for insomnia Insomnia is a sleep disorder that disturbs not only a person’s ability to sleep at night, but also a person’s ability function during the day. Someone who suffers from insomnia will find it difficult to fall asleep and/or stay asleep at night, and during the day, the person may…

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11 Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Originally found on https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/anxiety-disorder-symptoms Many people experience anxiety at some point in their lives. In fact, anxiety is a very normal response to stressful life events like moving, changing jobs or having financial troubles. However, when symptoms of anxiety become larger than the events that triggered them and begin to interfere with your life, they could…

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Brain-imaging technique helps people control emotions using amygdala feedback

Originally found on http://newatlas.com/brain-imaging-amygdala-neurofeedback/45373/ Although stress-related disorders can be treated with medications such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and benzodiazepines, unwanted side effects and the risk of dependency make them more ideal for patients that don’t respond to other available treatments. One such treatment is neurofeedback, a process that uses an auditory or visual…

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Neurofeedback Increases Affection, Build Empathy

Originally found on http://www.brainsinternational.com/index.cfm/blog/neurofeedback-increases-affection-builds-empathy/ Could neurofeedback improve “tenderness” or empathy? Researchers from the D’Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR) and the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro investigated the impact of fMRI neurofeedback on affiliative emotion. They found that, compared to a control group, participants who underwent fMRI neurofeedback showed significantly greater brain activity related…

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Promising anxiety treatment awaiting acceptance

Originally found on http://www.houstonchronicle.com/life/article/Promising-anxiety-treatment-awaiting-acceptance-8325136.php At his private clinic near Greenway Plaza, Steve Cochran practices one of the most promising therapies you’ve likely never heard of. He specializes in neurofeedback, a technique designed to make a person calmer and more focused. Clients, who fly in from as far as California, come to the Neurotherapy Center of…

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5 Ways to Beat Social Anxiety

Originally found on https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/04/5-ways-to-beat-social-anxiety.html Does being around large groups of people make you want to curl up and die? Is your go-to move at parties hiding in the bathroom? Do you worry people think you’re standoffish when the truth is you’re just too nervous to talk to them? If so, and if this is a reoccurring…

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