Tag: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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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Anxiety disorders More Common Among Women and Young Adults

Originally found on https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/310736.php A new review of research into anxiety disorders has reported that women and adults under the age of 35 are more likely to experience anxiety than other groups. The researchers found that women, young adults, and people with other medical conditions were most at risk for anxiety disorders. In particular, the researchers…

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Why Is Sleep Important?

Originally found on https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/sdd/why Why Is Sleep Important? Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. The way you feel while you’re awake depends in part on what happens while…

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The Benefits of Slumber: Why You Need a Good Night’s Sleep

Originally found on https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/apr2013/feature1 We have so many demands on our time—jobs, family, errands—not to mention finding some time to relax. To fit everything in, we often sacrifice sleep. But sleep affects both mental and physical health. It’s vital to your well-being. Understanding the importance of sleep can benefit everyone. Of course, sleep helps you feel…

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Research on neurofeedback training proves to improve attention, working memory performance

Originally found on https://www.news-medical.net/news/20131217/Research-on-neurofeedback-training-proves-to-improve-attention-working-memory-performance.aspx The Distinguished Professor Shu-Lan Hsieh’s research on neurofeedback training has proven to improve attention and working memory performance, National Cheng Kung University revealed recently. Hsieh’s training method had significantly improved brainwave and brain function and slowed down aging of the brain. Her research titled “Neurofeedback training improves attention and working memory performance”…

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3 Mindfulness Tips to Reduce Anxiety

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2016/11/25/3-mindfulness-tips-to-reduce-anxiety/ Have you ever had your heart race, palms become sweaty, or have difficulty focusing because you’re so nervous? These are some of the signs of anxiety. Anxiety can be debilitating for some people, and for others it might just amount to a few minutes of feeling nervous. Unfortunately, for some people when anxiety does hit,…

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15 Small Steps You Can Take Today to Improve Anxiety Symptoms

Originally found on https://psychcentral.com/lib/15-small-steps-you-can-take-today-to-improve-anxiety-symptoms/ “Anxiety is a normal, predictable part of life,” said Tom Corboy, MFT, the founder and executive director of the OCD Center of Los Angeles, and co-author of the upcoming book The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD. However, “people with an anxiety disorder are essentially phobic about the feeling state of anxiety.” And they’ll go to great…

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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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Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear

Originally found on https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-11/uoc-rtb111816.php Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. Their technique, published in the inaugural edition of Nature Human Behaviour, could lead to a new way of treating patients with conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and…

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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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