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Is Neurofeedback Therapy a clinically proven treatment for anxiety disorders?

Yes, Neurofeedback Therapy is a clinically proven treatment for anxiety disorders. There are many research studies that show positive support for neurofeedback as a treatment for anxiety. Please see a few examples below and don’t hesitate to contact MyBrainDr for additional information and studies. Orbitofrontal cortex neurofeedback produces lasting changes in contamination anxiety and resting-state connectivity. View Study From the Abstract: [...]

A Stress-Free Return to the Classroom

Going back to school in the fall is a normal routine for children. Usually this time corresponds to different anxieties accompanied by excitement or dread, potentially both. As children and their families prepare for the upcoming school year, uncertainty across the world in terms of the health and well-being of our people has made normal challenges, like transitioning to a new [...]

Autism and Neurofeedback

Recent epidemiological studies show that 1 in every 44 children has autism in the United States today. With that being said, many parents are challenged to enhance their child’s social skills, communication mechanisms, attention, and mitigate repetitive behaviors everyday. Autism is one of many conditions we treat at MyBrainDR, with each of our autistic patients being unique in their strengths and [...]

5 Ways to Fight the Winter Blues

Stay active The most important factor in winter exercise is to make sure to dress appropriately and wear sunscreen when going outside. Daily exercise can be a great way to ward off seasonal affective disorder (SAD) by elevating feel-good hormones! Time outside can also allow your body to absorb natural Vitamin D from the sun. Another great benefit of winter time [...]

Brain Fuel

  Can what you eat really impact your brain health? Yes, more than you think! The human brain operates and performs through inherited genotype as well as external factors, like our diet. There are millions of microparticles in the food that we eat. These particles are so small that some are able to permeate our brain’s defense barrier, ultimately connecting diet [...]

Depression in adolescents

Has your child been acting “different” lately, but you can’t quite put your finger on what is wrong? Are you thinking there is no way that your adolescent could be depressed because they aren’t displaying any tell-tale signs? There is a common misconception that depression manifests the same in adolescents as it does in adults. While this may be the case [...]

Holiday Anxiety and Neurofeedback

Don't let the holidays become something you dread. Instead, take steps to prevent the stress and depression that can descend during the holidays. Learn to recognize your holiday triggers, such as financial pressures or personal demands, so you can combat them before they lead to a meltdown. Despite your best efforts, you may find yourself feeling persistently sad or anxious, plagued [...]

Combining Neurofeedback and Traditional Therapy

As our understanding of human brain anatomy continues to grow, one thing will always remain the same: the importance of human emotions. Feelings have an undeniable significance when it comes to regulating one’s well-being. In an effort to relieve a patient from neurological disorders, many therapy protocols include medication and this itself may worsen symptoms. Each treatment can be beneficial, but [...]

Neurofeedback and ADHD

Due to our current pandemic situation, parents are becoming aware of their child’s daily struggles to focus on schoolwork. Students are overwhelmed with anxiety trying to block out distractions and concentrate at home. Many children who struggle with ADHD need consistency and routine, something formal school days used to provide. Neurofeedback is a drug-free method clinically proven to increase focus and [...]

The Initial Brain Scan and First Steps of Neurofeedback

Neurofeedback therapy is gaining popularity each and every day, and not just here in our hometown of Cary, NC. Its popularity is growing worldwide. The results speak for themselves - so many people are able to live fuller lives with the help of neurofeedback. However, the process is still full of uncertainty for those new to neurofeedback. First things first - [...]

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