Insomnia is form of sleep disorder.
Sleep helps the brain function properly by resetting it each time you sleep. As a consequence, not getting enough good quality sleep can have serious health effects. Simply put, if your brain doesn’t undergo reset on a regular basis, it leads to fatigue, decreased energy, irritability, and problems focusing. You must be feeling one of these and getting frustrated and cranky lately, hence, you are reading this. Early treatment with neurofeedback shields you from future chronic sleep disorder which for some may be affecting work, relationships leading to other problems.
- Breus, M. (2016, May 05). Insomnia isn’t just a nighttime problem. Retrieved November 08. 2018, from https://www.thesleepdoctor.com/2016/05/05/insomnia-isnt-just-nighttime-problem/
Since beta waves are over active, then, neurofeedback will help because we tune those waves.!
- Gross, R. E. (2015, November 06). Suffering From Insomnia? Neuroscience Says Don’t Just Blame Your Habits-Blame Your Brian. Retrieved November 07, 2018, from https://slate.com/human-interest/2015/11/insomniac-brains-are-different-from-good-sleepers-according-to-neuroscience.html
Chemotherapy disrupts sleeping patterns: A chemobrain gets better after neurofeedback: https://neurofeedback-asia.com/after-chemotherapy/
Can neurofeedback put the zzzzzz back into your sleep?
Simply put, since you cannot control or retrain your brain to reset itself and the skill of meditation may take awhile, then, Infra slow fluctuation (ISF ) neurofeedback is your best choice. We train brain waves that has been disrupting your sleep. Many who have serious cases of insomnia have tried essential oils and it may work for some mild cases while others with serious cases decided the fast track with pills. Just how long can you be on the pills?
(Picture above 2019) Former USA Marine ended up sleeping like a baby after 20 sessions (20 min/sessions) of ISF-Neurofeedback. More training reinforces better sleep patterns to last for years.
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