Category: neurofeedback

6 Tips to Improve Sleep and Manage Anxiety

Originally found on https://www.psycom.net/anxiety-and-sleep/ If you’re experiencing stress in your life, chances are that you might be struggling to fall or stay asleep at night. Your anxious worry about life and its problems may keep your brain from settling down, and the disruption of sleep is likely to keep you feeling more on edge the next…

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Overview of Social Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/disorders/anxiety/social-anxiety-disorder-symptoms/ Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is an intense fear of becoming extremely anxious and possibly humiliated in social situations — specifically of embarrassing yourself in front of other people. A person who suffers from social anxiety tends to think that other people are far better at public speaking, or hanging out…

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7 Helpful Tips for Insomnia Sufferers

Originally found on https://www.theladders.com/career-advice/insomnia-cant-sleep No one enjoys showing up to work groggy and tired after a sleepless night, but too many of us are having trouble catching those elusive zzz’s. 1 in 3 people around the world suffers from insomnia. All too often, we are poor sleepers who have created self-defeating habits that make insomnia inevitable. And those missing…

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Understanding Anxiety Disorders

Originally found on https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2016/03/understanding-anxiety-disorders Many of us worry from time to time. We fret over finances, feel anxious about job interviews, or get nervous about social gatherings. These feelings can be normal or even helpful. They may give us a boost of energy or help us focus. But for people with anxiety disorders, they can be…

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Brain Training and Self-Confidence

Originally found on http://brainblogger.com/2017/01/25/boost-confidence-with-brain-training/ Confidence is an attractive and necessary quality to succeed in business, relationships, and life. But, it is a subjective and, sometimes, misunderstood characteristic. From the painfully shy to the arrogantly over-confident, what makes people think and feel what they think and feel about themselves? The authors of a new study report that…

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Sleeplessness (Insomnia) May Cause Atrial Fibrillation

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/news/2016/11/15/poor-sleep-linked-to-increased-atrial-fibrillation/112555.html Preliminary research suggests disruptions in sleep may raise the risk of an irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation (AF). Clinicians have known that obstructive sleep apnea, or sleep interrupted by pauses in breathing, is a known risk for atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation is an irregular heartbeat that can lead to strokes, heart failure and other…

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Insomnia and Sleep Apnea Linked To Stroke Risk, Longer Recovery

Originally found on http://www.medicaldaily.com/poor-sleep-and-apnea-linked-stroke-risk-longer-recovery-393752 A good night’s sleep may help keep stroke away, suggests recent research published in the journal Neurology. German researchers reviewed dozens of earlier studies that examined the connection between stroke risk and recovery and various types of sleep disorders, from insomnia to obstructive sleep apnea. They found that two-thirds of stroke patients reported problems with…

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Understanding Anxiety Attacks

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/307863.php?sr An anxiety or “panic” attack is a sudden feeling of terror so intense that the individual experiencing it fears a total loss of control or imminent death. The attack usually occurs without warning and has no obvious cause. It may even wake a person from their sleep. In addition to this incredible…

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Anxiety Attack Symptoms: Signs, Duration and Complications

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/307863.php An anxiety or “panic” attack is a sudden feeling of terror so intense that the individual experiencing it fears a total loss of control or imminent death. The attack usually occurs without warning and has no obvious cause. It may even wake a person from their sleep. In addition to this incredible…

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