Monthly Archives: January 2010

Children Sleep terrors solved – by 5HTP

What an incredibly impressive study from the European Journal of Pediatrics.   5HTP supplementation (precursor to Serotonin, available at any health food store) virtually eliminates sleep terrors in kids.  It’s a very well-done ,controlled study.  Unfortunately, few studies count unless they are marketed.  This one wasn’t.   MD’s who read this study should agree – the data is quite compelling.  But if no one markets a study – it’s as if it doesn’t exist.  So pass this one on! Continue reading

What Is Causing Kids’ Sleep Disorders?

There’s increasing concern about the problem with sleep disorders for ADHD children, as Dr. David Rabiner’s recent article in his Attention Research Update mailing  list, and the studies referenced, show. The evidence shows that children with ADHD have a higher rate of sleep disorders.  However, a key question remains – WHY are so many children, those with ADHD and those without, having sleep disorders or sleep apnea? Continue reading

Brain Brightening Through Food – Is There Enough Willpower?

What we eat daily affects our thinking and our mental function immensely – over years.

But it takes so long to notice  that most people don’t. Then we wonder why there are attention problems, or mood issues, or reduced mental sharpness or memory….  Food isn’t the only reason, but it’s a far far bigger reason than most people realize. Continue reading

WebMD includes biofeedback as part of pain options

WebMD has posted an article on New Treatments in Chronic Pain.

It mentions biofeedback in a positive way and discusses options with EEG biofeedback; neurofeedback is described, but not actually mentioned by name.

Here’s a link to the bottom of page 5 of the article.

Exposure on the internet is important.  Biofeedback has really been used for years in treating chronic pain successfully.  EEG neurofeedback is an additional biofeedback modality for pain treatment. Continue reading