San Diego Neurofeedback Therapy for ADHD
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are at crisis levels in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 20% of boys and 11% of girls are diagnosed with one of the forms of the disorders. Even so, it is mostly misunderstood and incorrectly treated in many instances.
ADHD and ADD may have many causes. Genetics plays a role as do birth trauma, maternal alcohol or drug use, head trauma, or brain infections can increase the prevalence of ADHD and ADD symptoms.
Plus, our modern world has many influences that can negatively impact healthy brain function including:
- Limited physical education in school
- Excessive use of screen time and video games
- Exposure to environmental toxins such as pesticides
- Diets heavy in processed foods
- Many people with ADHD and ADD are highly creative, intelligent, fun, spontaneous, and successful. Still, the downside to the disorders can be potent. ADHD and ADD have been linked to higher rates of:
- Academic problems
- Alzheimer’s disease
- Low self-esteem
- Job failure
In addition, a high percentage of children with ADHD or ADD drop out of high school than other children. A higher percentage of children with ADHD or ADD develop alcohol or drug abuse issues than children without those disorders. Thrive Neurolab helps many children who struggle with ADHD and ADD every day.
ADHD and ADD brains function differently!
For your brain to function properly, blood flow should increase as you concentrate, especially in the prefrontal cortex. This enables you to stay on task, focus, and plan ahead.
For people with ADHD and ADD, the blood flow may actually decrease when they try to concentrate. This makes it more difficult to concentrate. The harder you try, the harder it gets!
ADHD and ADD, like many other conditions, are not simple disorders. Thus, Thrive Neurolab offers custom, personalized strategies. You are unique. The disorder manifests itself in many ways because of the diverse brain systems involved.
Why Thrive Neurolab can help with ADHD and ADD?
We know that ADD and ADHD manifest with many symptoms, and each individual may experience a unique set of symptoms. We create precise, personalized plans to address your specific set of symptoms. What works for one person with ADHD or ADD may not work for another.
Let Thrive Neurolab help you or a loved one with improving symptoms related to ADD/ADHD with qEEG and neurofeedback. Contact us today for your initial consultation and to learn more about this non-invasive, non-pharmacological method to improve well being.