Absence Seizures and Neurofeedback

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.     “Jerry’s blank periods seemed to be absence seizures.  An absence seizure is a condition in which the person appears to go blank, stares “through you.” does not respond to verbal commands, and appears to be in a hypnotic trance.  The seizures may occur frequently .. read more →

Neurofeedback Explained

Here’s How Neurofeedback Works For Most Mental Health Conditions A lot of people simply don’t understand neurofeedback. This explains why many are hesitant to try it. But for anyone dealing with issues relating to their brain, neurofeedback could be the best option for healing. So let’s learn how neurofeedback works. Imagine a series of islands.. read more →

Autism: Crying, Laughter

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.      Question and Answer about Autism and Breakthroughs:      “Question:  My son is being treated for autism.  Recently he is crying more than usual and seems shy around people.  Histherapist says this is OK.  Should I be concerned?      Answer:  When autistic.. read more →

Obsessive Behavior: How to overcome the urges

Most people have some minor form of obsessive behavior. Whether it’s a simple routine of having your coffee first thing when you wake up or needling to organize a closet or room constantly. It serves as a minor therapy to make you feel better about the space around you. However, for some people the obsessive.. read more →

Autism and Asperger’s

From:  Biofeedback for the Brain By:       Paul G. Swingle, Ph. D.      “Q:  What is the difference between Autism and Asperger’s?        A:  Both these conditions vary in symptoms and severity, so  there can be some degree of overlap.  However, one feature that often distinguishes the two conditions is that of.. read more →

Brain Injury and Neurofeedback Studies

FromBiodfeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.      “Some of the studies on the efficacy of neurotherapeutic treatment of brain injury have been encouraging.  Jonathan Walker, a neurologist in private practice in Dallas, and his associates conducted a study of twenty-six patients with TBI treated with neurotherapy.  Of these patients, 88 percent.. read more →

Living With Dementia: An Alternative To Drugs May Help

It can be extremely hard to watch a parent or grandparent slowly slip away and lose their precious memories of family. While dementia is a terrible way to live one’s final years, it can be far tougher on those who are tasked to care for them. Here is something you may not know: Previous studies.. read more →

Obsessive Compulsive and Neurofeedback

From:  Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.      “The ratio of particular importance at the frontal midline is the HF/beta ratio.  The normal range has been found to be between 0.45 and 0.55.  Values much above this range indicate obsessive, compulsive, inflexible, and highly repetitive behaviors.  Values below this range are.. read more →

Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurofeedback

From Biofeedback for the Brain by Paul G. Swingle, Ph.D.    ” TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY:    Neurotherapy (Neurofeedback) can be considerable benefit in the treatment of mild TBI.  . . . .the full brain map is analyzed for high theta/beta and delta/beta ratios.  An injury sustained in an automobile accident in which the person struck the.. read more →

Is Your Child Bouncing Off The Walls? There Could Be A Reason

Let’s face it, young kids need constant stimulation. Their minds are still developing and they are curious about everything. This is a good thing and all part of growing up. But excessive energy or an inability to maintain control or focus could be a warning of a bigger issue. Sustained Hyperactivity could signal a misfire.. read more →