1. 3 Interesting Myths About The Brain

    As Denver’s neurofeedback experts, it should come as no surprise that we’re a big family of brain nerds over here at NeuraPerformance Brain Center. If it’s related to the health, function, or healing of the brain, we want to know about it! Even though humans have been studying the brain for centuries, it always surprises us how many old fashion myths still persist around this most important …Read More

  2. Treating Insomnia With Neurofeedback

    What is Insomnia? Insomnia is defined as an inability to get to sleep or to stay asleep, but people often experience insomnia in different ways. Some may find it difficult to fall asleep in the first place while others may wake up too early and be unable to get back to sleep despite still feeling tired. There are many possible causes of insomnia, including psychiatric or medical conditions, unheal…Read More

  3. Why Do We Need Oxygen? Part 2

    In a previous blog post, we discussed the role of oxygen within the body and why we need it in order to survive. Do you remember how the body’s cells synthesize ATP to energize its functions? This process occurs within the mitochondria, an organelle found in most cells. Unfortunately, age, poor diet and lifestyle choices, and stress factors can all deplete a cell’s mitochondria, which means th…Read More

  4. Neuroplasticity and Neurofeedback

    In a previous post about neuroplasticity, we discussed the brain’s ability to reorganize and otherwise adapt to circumstantial or environmental changes, but how does neurofeedback therapy help you take advantage of this? It’s all about your brainwaves and learning to self-regulate them. Keep reading to learn more about brainwaves and how neurofeedback can help you take control over your brain.…Read More

  5. Why Do We Need Oxygen? Part 1

    We are all essentially born with the understanding that oxygen is required for us to survive. Some of us become hyper aware of this fact after falling off of boat docks when we were kids or show off this fact by seeing who can hold their breath the longest before passing out (kids, right?). What many of us fail to understand, however, is exactly WHY we need oxygen to survive. Why do we get lighthe…Read More

  6. What is Neuroplasticity?

    Until recently, the accepted belief among both the scientific community and the public was that the adult brain is a static organ, hardwired to behave in a certain way based on the results of the developmental stages throughout childhood and adolescence. For example, it was once believed that the brain ceased to make new neural connections after reaching a certain developmental period. Modern tech…Read More

  7. What’s It Like To Sit In A Hyperbaric Chamber?

    In past posts we've talked about the benefits of oxygen therapy in a hyperbaric chamber, including its possible use as an alternative treatment for cancer patients. Most people understand the concept that breathing pure oxygen can have a positive impact on their health, but what they really want to know is what the hyperbaric chamber experience is really like. That’s why we’ve put together a f…Read More

  8. Can Neurofeedback Help Children With ADHD?

    They're the words that every parents of an unruly child fears that they will hear at the next annual physical exam: “Your child has Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.” Realizing that there’s an actual health condition at the root of your child’s behavior is both a relief and a step into the unknown. While it’s good to know that the inability to sit still or behave in certain envir…Read More

  9. 3 Scary Facts Every Parent Should Know About Concussions

    It’s Halloween! We hope you’re having fun with loved ones, dressing up and treating yourself to a little bit of candy. We thought we’d take advantage of this spooky day to help you become better informed about a health condition that’s far too common among children who participate in sports: concussion. Concussions are very scary, especially for children, and it’s important that parents …Read More

  10. Treating Depression Through Neurofeedback

    Whether the “depression word” is one that you avoid or one that has come to define your life, the brain training experts at NeuraPerformance Brain Center understand that the usual medications and therapies may not be effective for you. For example, you may be able to manage your depression using medication, but this same medication may also be negatively affecting your libido or just keeping y…Read More