Everything we do, think or see is the result of an interaction between the brain and the event that’s occurring. Sometimes these interactions are difficult, which makes it hard for the person to deal with things like anxiety, social issues or even focusing on simple tasks. The first thing many people turn to when they start feeling these symptoms is medication. While some medication can help with anxiety, for example, the same medication can also lead to other problems like depression, irritability, grogginess and more. Neurofeedback is a much better option since it doesn’t require any medication and helps the brain process events differently. Here are three areas of your life where neurofeedback therapy can help significantly.
Everyone deals with some level of stress at work. Some stress is unavoidable, but too much stress can lead to other long-term problems. Many people have found neurofeedback training to be effective in identifying stressful situations and understanding how to reduce the amount of stress at any given moment. This could lead to better focus at work, higher levels of productivity and less stress and anxiety in general.
Your home life can be difficult for various reasons, whether it’s family problems, financial concerns or anything else. These could lead to difficulty sleeping since your mind seems like it is always thinking about different issues. Instead of reaching for sleep medication, neurofeedback therapy is a safer alternative that can be more effective in the long-term as well. Neurofeedback experts can target the area of the brain needing attention and reduce the severity of the issue at hand. Your thoughts are sometimes the hardest things to control, and many people are pleasantly surprised at how much better they feel about certain situations after going through neurofeedback therapy.
Addiction and substance abuse are two things that are difficult to overcome and can ruin friendships and families. One way neurofeedback can help is by helping to train the brain to slow down activity, which is what alcohol or other drugs often do. So when the brain gets what it wants without alcohol or drugs, those substances don’t need to be consumed anymore. Addiction can start from anywhere and neurofeedback training can help no matter what stage you or a loved one may be in.
Kay Spears specializes in neurofeedback and has helped numerous people get back to living a normal life as a result. We understand these conversations can be difficult to have, since you may not even know why you have some of the thoughts you do. We invite you to participate in a free consultation so we can hear your story. The consultation will be casual and we will listen intently to identify ways we can help. Don’t hesitate to contact us to start the conversation and getting your thoughts, actions, and health back to normal.