Long Term Rehabilitation for D...

Addiction to being sober for long is not a cakewalk. It takes a lot of courage, determination and strength to achieve it. If you have been a drug or alcohol addict and you are over it now then thank and congratulate yourself because you deserve one. If you are not able to get over it […]

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BIPOLAR DISORDER FACTS

This blog is a compilation of the common questions asked by patients with bipolar disorder and their family members.  It is completely for the knowledge, short-term recovery, and most importantly to imbibe self-confidence for the individuals that – You’re not alone! I read that ‘people with bipolar disorder can’t switch to normal life again‘ is […]

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What is sniffing addiction?

Sniffing is an act of inhaling substance right from the container of the substance. Sniffing involves either pouring or spraying a substance on a cloth and holding that soaked cloth to the nose or placing it in the mouth. And bagging is where fumes from the substance are trapped in a bag and then held […]

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Celebrities with Bipolar Disor...

‘Like seriously!!!???’ We do say “what?!”, “really!?”, “OMG!!!”; when we are surprised. When we know something new we are surprised, and when we know about the famous faces, this expression is magnified and the news goes viral. Especially celebrities with an illness like bipolar disorder. Do these faces look familiar to you? Yes, these faces […]

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Ice Addiction

Crystal meth, commonly known as ice, is now considered one of the most dangerous drugs (Ice addiction). Ice is the purest form of the drug methamphetamine. Smoking ice is considered to be the most addictive form of intake. It causes severe damage, both physical and mental, to the abuser. Like any other form of addiction, […]

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Neurofeedback Therapy to Help Treat Depression

Neurofeedback Therapy Helps Treat Depression#Speak Your Mind-3What is Neurofeedback?

Neurofeedback or neurotherapy is a method that helps improve your brain function by intensive brain training exercise. Though the technology is sophisticated, the method itself is simple and painless. It is much like learning through feedback and practice.

How Does Neurofeedback Help Treat Depression?

It has been proven that you mood is better when the left frontal area of your brain is more active as compared to when the right frontal area is more active, when your mood turns bad.

Studies showed that neurotherapy for depression in college students is successful. It trains the left frontal area of your brain to be more active and also changes your thinking patterns, making them more positive and thus eliminating the chances of depression or relapse.

When other methods to treat depression fail, such as psychotherapy and anti-depressants, you may opt to undergo neurotherapy.

Why Neurotfeedback And Not Other Methods To Treat Depression?

Neurotherapy does not work the same as every other treatment for depression. In neurotherapy, the doctors are able to identify the source of the problem and your mood. An example of this would be the studies that have shown one’s mood to be better when the left frontal area of one’s brain is more active than the right. But, this is not the same for everyone.

Many different kind of depressions have varying origins in the brain.

While other medications and methods of treatment will mainly concentrate on the symptoms and eliminate them, neurotherapy will help you ascertain the very spot where your mood problem is originating, and help you work on it and improve your mood through feedback and training.

The Long Term Advantages Of Neurofeedback

People with depression that have undergone neurotherapy say that it is easier for them to stabilize their moods and be motivated.

Neurotherapy can help a depressed person get their life back. Depression changes the way you think and neurotherapy helps you relearn healthier thought patterns and overcome depression.

Dealing with depression alone can be difficult.

If anyone you know or care about is going through depression, urge them to seek help and get better.

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