The Truth About Anxiety
People with high levels of anxiety can sometimes have abnormal reactions due to the regular overstimulation. This can be corrected with neurofeedback, which is shown to normalize brainwaves. The input text had a sentence made incoherent by the confusion about whether “anxiety” refers to either people or their brains.
How is Anxiety Usually Treated?
Antidepressants are the standard course of treatment prescribed for anxiety, and they work to stimulate serotonin production. They aren’t a cure though; when they wear off the original problem is still present.
What about PTSD?
PTSD is a form of anxiety that someone feels when they think about something that is very scary. They can feel sadness, anger, depression, and worthlessness. It can be hard to get out of this feeling because the feelings come back even without the person doing anything.
We believe that if more people knew about the benefits of neurofeedback to treat PTSD, it would be immediately adopted as a frontline treatment for those with severe cases. In some extreme cases, therapists and clients have reported that clients got their lives back after completing Neurofeedback training.
Many people with PTSD have trouble relaxing or managing their stress. Medication may be introduced to help. But medication doesn’t change the underlying problem. An alternative to medication is neurofeedback which can often help people reduce or eliminate drugs related to PTSD symptoms as their brain becomes stable.
Can Neurofeedback Help?
Yes, neurofeedback is an effective treatment for PTSD sufferers. Studies have shown that the disorder originates in the brain and neurofeedback can help train people’s brains to react differently to stress triggers.
In training, the first improvements are seen in sleep. As the process continues, other symptoms related to PTSD also begin to improve. Once they’re reduced or eliminated and these gains continue for longer periods during training, it is gradually lowered until stability and calm are apparent. At that time, training can end.