Tag: neurofeedback

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Part 9 – Chiro

Thursday, February 4, was my first adjustment appointment at Calgary Muscle and Soft Tissue Clinic. This is not your typical chiropractic clinic. They also have a team of skilled massage therapists, and offer NUCCA Therapy, which treats chronic...

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Part 8 – Naps and Bald Guys

Holy Cow – THAT was a nap!! I had my brain training session this morning, came straight home, went to bed, and slept for three hours. Here is the story of today, and why I was so tired. I left for my appointment extra early due to the snow...

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Part 7 – More energy

This week my brain training has settled into a predictable routine. I am using the ear bud, emWave breathing, and the Vie light cap. The emWave uses the five small connections that need connectivity paste, four on my scalp and one on my forehead...

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Part 6 – Star Trek cap and breathing

January 21, 2021 I had another brain training appointment yesterday, January 20. Yet another brain cap was pulled out of the cabinet. It is crazy how many there are! I had Sachi again, and she explained there are eight different caps used for...

Part 5 – Crazy caps

January 21,2021 I had my second neurofeedback brain training Saturday, January 16th. I thought it would be similar to my first one, but it was quite different. Instead of a cap, there were five small electrodes. four positioned on my scalp under my...

Part 4 – Brain training

January 14, 2021 Yesterday, the 13th, was my first neurofeedback brain training session. Here are a couple pics of the device used. Very different from the mapping cap. No connectivity paste or gel needed with this device. Each “spider leg” ends...

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Part 3 – The Map

Friday Jan.8, 2021 Wow — what a morning! This morning I met with Dr Corey for a results consult re: the brain map and testing I did on Wednesday Jan 6. Obvious first impressions of him were young, super smart, and definitely following his passion...

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Part 2 – Medication

I woke up this morning thinking about my meds and how they have helped me until they didn’t. I also thought about how I am sharing my experience with full disclosure, and it’s important to me to remove the stigma of mental illness in general and...

Part 1 – Searching for Hope

January 6, 2021 I am embarking on a journey to a place I have never been — inside my brain. Over the years I have struggled with crippling depression and sometimes debilitating PTSD. Meds, therapy, healthy lifestyle choices and spiritual practices...