5 Ways to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

During the holiday season, many people experience weight gain due to overeating. Avoid this by following these five ways to avoid overeating this holiday season, written by Advanced Neurotherapy's very own health coach Shayna Strickland!

Managing Opppositional Defiant Disorder

 

 

OCD: Types of Obsessions

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a debilitating mental illness that causes significant distress to a person’s life. Someone with OCD has intrusive, unwanted, obsessive thoughts causing feelings of anxiety, distress, and fear. Compulsive behavior is the result of these feelings. Mental rituals begin to avoid something bad happening, although the majority of the time, no danger is present. The compulsive behavior can be related to the underlying fear, but sometimes the compulsive behavior seems completely disconnected from the fear. A person with OCD struggles to control these behaviors and has extremely strong urges to perform these behaviors, despite their illogical nature.

Three Ways Neurofeedback Can Help Children Succeed in School

Every parent wants to see their child succeeding in school. In order for a child to be set up for academic success in the future, positive skills and habits must be built from a young age, which relies heavily upon optimal functioning of the brain. Neurofeedback is perfect for young children as it is an easy and effective method of training the brain to function optimally without the use of medications. Training a child’s brain to function at its very best from a young age will help set them up for long term success. The three main areas of brain function that are positively impacted by neurofeedback include the following: 

Panic Attacks and Neurofeedback

While it is normal to feel anxiety during certain stressful life situations, anxiety disorders affect a person on a daily basis, causing anxiety and fear when there may not be an obvious cause or reason. Panic disorder refers to someone who’s fear response is not functioning the way it normally should, causing physiological symptoms accompanied by intense anxiety.

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