Biofeedback as an Option for the Treatment of Concussion Symptoms

Biofeedback and Concussions A concussion can lead to lasting problems if left untreated or undertreated. When it comes to brain injury, it is vital to gain an understanding of how the brain’s overall function is impacted by the injury. There are many different options that can address concussion symptoms for patients with different symptoms such […]

A Simple Guide to Neurocognitive Testing

What Is Neurocognitive Testing? A Simple Guide for the Curious If you’re curious about neurocognitive testing and reading this post to learn more about it, you’re using your cognitive abilities. Cognition, simply put, is a combination of your “thinking” abilities. Thinking, however, is not simple at all. Thinking involves taking in information through a myriad […]

5 Ways To De-Stress and Reduce Anxiety

If you find yourself battling anxiety disorder on a daily basis it’s important to know that you’re not alone. Anxiety disorder affects 40 million adults in the United States alone, and the numbers grow every year. That’s why it’s so important to have effective exercises to reduce anxiety in your arsenal of mental health tools […]

The Science Behind Dementia

Dealing with Dementia: Neurological Research, Symptoms and Prevention According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 10 million new cases of dementia are diagnosed every year across the globe. This is a compelling issue that not only impacts families and caregivers, but our society at large.  Luckily science is on our side, and today we can […]

Does Alcohol Cause Your Brain to Shrink?

Can Alcohol Shrink Your Brain? Can too much alcohol prime your brain for getting Alzheimer’s disease? Yes. Absolutely. Too much alcohol can shrink your brain.  It can also impair your brain’s ability to clear the accumulation of toxic Alzheimer’s protein called amyloid, which will put you at risk of getting Dementia. But let’s dig into […]

How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

The Alzheimer’s Alarm: Preventing Disease Do you ever worry about losing your keys and then think, “Hmm, could this be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease?”  If you think that way, you aren’t alone; millions of Americans have the same concern.  But as it turns out, what we call Alzheimer’s disease is really not one […]

Change Your Life With Thankfulness

How Being Thankful Can Change Your Life: Gratitude and Your Brain  Did you know that there’s a medicine that’s available to anyone at any time which can change a life? Well, there is! It’s called gratitude, and you’ll be surprised to find out that it can be as powerful as any treatment or pill.  All […]

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Depression

Waking up in the middle of the night and gasping for air along with consistent snoring might be more of a problem than you think.  It probably doesn’t leave you thinking about much else other than your physical health.  It certainly doesn’t lead you to think about being at risk for depression. Studies show you […]

Meditation Training: Reaching Peace of Mind, Happiness, and Calmness

How to Find Happiness Through Meditation Do you tend to put pressure on yourself and others around you all the time? Are you finding yourself stressed out the majority of the time? These symptoms can be due anxiety. Did you know that anxiety is the most common mental illness disorder in the US? According to […]