Neurofeedback Is a Great Treatment for Seniors

Neurofeedback Is a Great Treatment for Seniors

Posted on: May 30th, 2017 by Neurohealth Associates

We all know that getting older can have effects on your body… aches, pains, inability to output the same physical stamina as you once could. There is always exceptions to these problems for individuals who stay active and eat right. However, one thing that is often overlooked is how to keep your mind sharp and free from negative emotions as the brain naturally ages.

Things like Alzheimer’s or Dementia are commonly in focus for the aging brain, but things like anxiety, depression, stress, or fear can easily be left to the wayside as we think about our loved ones or neighbors who are in or past their Golden Years. It can be easy to forget that the world is changing at a rapid pace with respect to culture, technology and more.

Neuroplasticity for Seniors

Many seniors find success in neurofeedback treatment which employs a training commonly referred to as neuroplasticity, which is defined as: the ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, especially in response to learning or experience or following injury. Through a regimen of neurofeedback treatments many seniors have experienced great relief of many conditions including but not limited to: anxiety, depression, stress, fear, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and more.

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Neuro Fact

Beta waves are fast frequency brain waves (12-40 Hz) and are important for focus, memory, and problem solving

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