Autism and Asperger’s Brainwaves on qEEG

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.      “Excessively high theta amplitude in the back portions of the brain is often found in children with autism and Asperger’s. . . . .  High theta/beta ratios in the back of the brain are related to the detached states seen in autism; the.. read more →

Alcoholics and Neurofeedback

Frequently Asked Questions in Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.      “Question:  I come from a long line of alcoholics, so obviously it’s genetic.   Can neurotherapy help my predisposition toward alcoholism?      Answer:  The brain is remarkably plastic, meaning it can be modified.  So even genetic conditions can be modified.” read more →

Autism and Neurofeedback Questions

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.    ” FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION” Q:  My autistic  daughter was treated by a nurse who conducted brainwave biofeedback.  My daughter became much worse.  The nurse said that this outcome had nothing to do with her treatment and that my child was not a good candidate.. read more →

Epilepsy: Frequently Asked Questions

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.  “FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:  Q.  I am epileptic, and my doctor says I have to take medication for the rest of my life.  She says there is no evidence that neurotherapy helps.  Does neurotherapy (neurofeedback) reduce seizures? A.  Go to the Internet and look up neurotherapeutic.. read more →

Seizures, SMR Natural Recovery Protocol

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.      “The use of SMR for clinical purposes was discovered by chance.  Barry Sterman, now professor emeritus at the University of California School of Medicine, found that SMR in cats could be increased in amplitude by experimental procedures that quieted the cat’s body.  He.. read more →

Alzheimer’s and Natural Neurofeedback “Tune Up”

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.     “A tune-up treatment often used for elderly people who feel they are becoming mentally sluggish or forgetful is to increase alpha parking/unparking efficiency.  This type of treatment is also used to correct iatrogenic “Alzheimer’s” disorder–that is, symptoms that mimic Alzheimer’s but are caused by.. read more →

Depression in Children

From Healing Young Brains by Robert Hill, Ph.D. and Eduardo Castro, M.D.    “Often children do not demonstrate the typical signs we think of as depressive signals; instead, some children become more irritable and defiant.  They are often angry about not feeling well and so they act out or show irritability or impulsivity.  They get.. read more →

Depression in Children

From:Healing Young Brains by Robert Hill, Ph.D. and Eduardo Castro, M.D.      DEPRESSION affects all ages. “We do not normally think of children being depressed, but depression knows no social, economic, gender, or age boundaries.  There are many children with dysregulated brains who manifest symptoms of depression.  Many children diagnosed with ADHD and other.. read more →

Tension Headaches and Neurofeedback

From Healing Young Brains by Robert Hill, Ph.D. and Eduardo Castro, M.D. TENSION HEADACHES “The second type of headache we see is the tension headache.  We generally approach this type of head pain similarly to the way we approach stress and anxiety.  The muscle contraction, or tension, headache is different from the migraine.  It is.. read more →

Migraine Headaches and Neurofeedback

From Healing Young Brains by Robert Hill, Ph.D. and Eduardo Castro, M.D. “To simplify the problem, migraines are due to the dilatation of the scalp arteries, in other words, there is too much blood in the scalp arteries.  This type of headache usually starts with vasoconstriction ( a narrowing of arteries that reduces the blood.. read more →