Decoding Traumatic Memories: New Insights from Brain Scan Research

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In our unwavering commitment to supporting those on their journey to healing, we’re thrilled to share groundbreaking insights from recent research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This discovery not only deepens our understanding of traumatic memories but also holds the promise of being implemented in our approach to care. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a…

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Introduction to a Groundbreaking Study on MDMA-Assisted Therapy for PTSD

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We are excited to share a pivotal article from Psychiatric Times detailing a landmark study on the efficacy of MDMA-assisted therapy in treating PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder). This study marks a significant milestone in psychiatric treatment, potentially revolutionizing the approach toward managing and healing from PTSD. PTSD, a condition that affects millions worldwide, often proves…

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Alpha-theta brainwave neuro-feedback therapy for Vietnam veterans w/ combative post-traumatic stress

Peniston, E.G. & Kulkosky, P.J. Extensive clinical studies have demonstrated the consistent and devastating after-effects that combat can have on the human psyche. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in veterans has been known to involve maladaptive behavior issues including chronic states of anxiety, recurring nightmares, flashbacks, depression, panic attacks, and vivid re-experiencing of extremely traumatic combative…

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Neurotherapy for chronic headache following traumatic brain injury

“Chronic headache following traumatic brain injury (TBI) sustained in military service, while common, is highly challenging to treat with existing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions and may be complicated by co-morbid posttraumatic stress. Recently, a novel form of brainwave-based intervention known as the Flexyx Neurotherapy System (FNS) that involves minute pulses of electromagnetic energy stimulation of…

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A preliminary investigation showing evidence of decreased PTSD symptoms

A randomized, controlled trial of alpha-rhythm EEG neurofeedback in posttraumatic stress disorder: A preliminary investigation showing evidence of decreased PTSD symptoms and restored default mode and salience network connectivity using fMRI This has so much promise! We can’t wait for more research. “The default-mode network (DMN) and salience network (SN) have been shown to display…

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Electrical Stimulation of the Brain Improves Memory in Older Adults

Long-lasting, dissociable improvements in working memory and long-term memory in older adults Here’s Dr Rhonda Patrick’s summary from the Nature paper: “The study involved 150 healthy older adults, aged 65 years and older. The researchers applied transcranial alternating current stimulation to the participants’ brains at varying frequencies once a day for four days. As a…

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